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  1. How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking Audiobook How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking
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  2. Between the World and Me Audiobook Between the World and Me
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  3. The Gates of Athens: Book One of Athenian Audiobook The Gates of Athens: Book One of Athenian
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  4. Written in Blood Audiobook Written in Blood
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  5. The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B Audiobook The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B
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  6. The Last Widow Audiobook The Last Widow
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  7. Daughters of Cornwall Audiobook Daughters of Cornwall
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  8. How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life Audiobook How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life
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  9. The Facilitator Audiobook The Facilitator
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  10. The Lying Life of Adults Audiobook The Lying Life of Adults
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Letters To Lenin - Episode Two: A Story That Begins In Russia Makes Its Way To Salford Audiobook

Letters To Lenin - Episode Two: A Story That Begins In Russia Makes Its Way To Salford

'Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communist revolution. The Proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Working men of ALL countries, Unite!' - Marx & Engels, Communist Manifesto (1848)As we rejoin the Salford mining community in the darkest time of British poverty, Oliver Spinks reveals that Horace Sampson’s family will not receive any compensation because of a new policy loophole leaving the family on the breadline. The men agree to give up a portion of their wage for the Sampson’s until they can appeal for the money on Horace behalf. Nikolai talks to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles about their new book, the Communist Manifesto. Nancy tells Nikolai, Hugo has warned her to stay away from him due to Nikolai’s terrorist past. Nikolai reveals his reason for joining the student revolution against Russia's royalist rule. Nikolai convinces the miners to become communists and go on strike. He approaches Marx and Engels in hopes that they will back their cause, and provide a way to advertise their strike across the country. Marx and Engels agree to put Nikolai in contact with an underhanded journalist named Solomon Credge. In Russia, Vladimir Ulyanov hides his brother Aleksandr Ulyanov from the Russian police hunting him for the attempted assassination of the Tsar. Aleksandr is outraged at a local paper filled with slander about the Ulyanov family, including a rumour that Aleksandr's true father was the failed assassin Dmitri Karakazov, whom also attempted to murder the Tsar twenty years before his execution for treason. Aleksandr tells Vladimir he has read ‘ The Communist Manifesto’ sent to him by Nikolai and has fallen in love with the philosophy. He pleads with Vladimir to read the book for all that Aleksandr believes in is between its pages.

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Letters To Lenin - Episode Four: A Story That Begins In Russia Makes Its Way To Salford Audiobook

Letters To Lenin - Episode Four: A Story That Begins In Russia Makes Its Way To Salford

“The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.' - Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto (1848) In the final instalment of the Letters to Lenin series the men ( now devastated after Bernard's death ) decide to kidnap Clemence Reed and make him listen. However when they discover Mr Reeds business associates want him dead in order to inherit his coal empire, the men see an opportunity to further their union demands. When Nancy falls Ill and the strike is yet again threatened, Nikolai must choose between the woman he loves and the community he so passionately wants to protect. Now the leader of the newly formed 'Miners Federation Of Great Britain', Nikolai battles with his sense of right and wrong in order to lead the coal mining proletarians into the future of the industrial age. Packed with vengeance, revolution, tragedy and woe this finale is guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat. If you would like to find out more about this series and the creators behind the voices please visit www.letterstolenin.theatre If you would like to stay informed on future writing work from Olivia Lewis-Brown you can visit her personal site at www.lewis-brown.com or visit www.screamwriter.blog for updates

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Letters To Lenin - Episode Three: A Story That Begins In Russia Makes Its Way To Salford Audiobook

Letters To Lenin - Episode Three: A Story That Begins In Russia Makes Its Way To Salford

“The bourgeoisie cannot exist without constantly revolutionising the instruments of production, and thereby the relations of production, and with them the whole relations of society.”― Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto (1848)Nikolai meets reporter Solomon Credge hoping he will help them publish an article about the communist movements strike. Credge threatens to blackmail Nikolai after having heard of his notoriety back in Russia, and the expensive bounty on his head. Credge warns Nikolai of spies within his ranks, paid by Clemence Reed to disband the strike from the inside. Bernard tells Nikolai Clemence Reed has paid scabs to go back to work, one of which is Oliver Spinks. Nikolai asks Nancy to elope with him to Russia. Nikolai and Bernard discover a dead Oliver Spinks. Nikolai and Bernard are told by Gregor that Oliver was murdered earlier and found in the mines. They suspect Clemence Reed ordered one of his spies to murder Spinks and make it look like a miner to disband the strike. Nikolai decides to hide Oliver's body in the mine and claim he was buried in a cave until they can catch the killer to preserve the strike. Now with a murderer within their ranks, will the men be able to trust each other as the country revolutionises against corrupt capitalist industry? Tension's run even higher in this electric third instalment of the Letters to Lenin series. A tale of betrayals, love, loyalty and the birth of a new political era.

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The Ride of Our Lives Audiobook

The Ride of Our Lives

Author: Michael Leonard, Mike Leonard Narrator: Michael Leonard, Mike Leonard Release Date: April 2006

Mike Leonard is a lucky man. It's not everyone who gets parents like Jack and Marge. At eighty-seven, Jack is a pathological optimist with an inexhaustible gift of gab. Marge, Jack's bride of sixty years, though cut from the same rough bolt of Irish immigrant cloth, is his polar opposite-pessimistic and proud of it. What was their son, Mike, thinking when he took a sabbatical from his job with NBC News so he could pile these two world-class originals along with three of his grown kids and a daughter-in-law into a pair of rented RVs and hit the road for a month? Mike was thinking that he wanted to give his parents the ultimate family reunion. And so, one February morning, three generations of Leonards set out on their journey under the dazzling Arizona sky. Thirty minutes later, one of the humongous recreational vehicles has an unplanned meeting with a concrete island at a convenience store. Thus begins the adventure of a lifetime-and an absolute gem of a book. In the course of their humorous, often poignant cross-country tour, from the desert Southwest to the New England coastline, the Leonards reminisce about their loves, their losses, and their rich and heartwarming (and sometimes heartbreaking) lives, while encountering a veritable Greek chorus of roadside characters along the way. The home stretch finds the clan racing back to Chicago, hoping to catch the arrival of the next generation, Jack and Marge's first great-grandchild. Through it all, Mike pieces together acentury of family lore and lunacy-and discovers surprising sides to his parents that allow him to see them in a whole new light. Mike Leonard has captivated millions of television viewers with his wry and witty feature stories for NBC's Today. Now he brings that same engaging charm and keen insight to the foibles and passions of his own blessedly unique family. By turns uproariously funny and deeply moving, The Ride of Our Lives delivers a lifetime of laughs, lessons, and priceless memories.

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