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  1. People of Abandoned Character Audiobook People of Abandoned Character
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  2. Box 88 Audiobook Box 88
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  3. Help Yourself: Three scalding stories from the bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE Audiobook Help Yourself: Three scalding stories from the bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE
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  4. A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis Audiobook A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis
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  5. Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books Audiobook Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books
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  6. A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future Audiobook A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future
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  7. The Thursday Murder Club: The Record-Breaking Sunday Times Number One Bestseller Audiobook The Thursday Murder Club: The Record-Breaking Sunday Times Number One Bestseller
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  8. The Boy from the Woods: New from the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series The Stranger Audiobook The Boy from the Woods: New from the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series The Stranger
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  9. Us Three Audiobook Us Three
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  10. Grown-Ups Audiobook Grown-Ups
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I'll Catch the Sun: Memoirs and Musings of a Nudist Audiobook

I'll Catch the Sun: Memoirs and Musings of a Nudist

Author: Richard Langdon Cook Narrator: Mary Cook, Richard Langdon Cook Release Date: December 2008

An entertaining listen about 'life', written by a well-traveled man who simply prefers to be 'Outside' his clothes rather than 'In' them. This is an audiobook for anyone who loves the sun and the joys of 'skinny dipping', or who wants to. Travel with Richard on a global journey, sharing his nude experiences in the Mediterranian, Japan, Hawaii, South Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States. Woven between amusing anecdotes about the nudist lifestyle, are thoughts on Celebrating Nudism, Finding a Mate, Japanese Bath House Etiquette, Cooking in the Nude, Culinary Delights, and Nude Cruises. CONTENTS: Authors Note The Naked Shelves * England Born to Be Bare Bright Intervals Mad Dogs and Englishmen The Naked Rambler Spring Breaks * The Mediterranian Cyprus, an Island in the Sun The Girl I Left Behind Bilitis An Airline Ticket to Romantic Places * What a Wonderful Word Celebrating Nudism The Language of Nudism Talking to the Textiles Please, Never Use The 'N' Word * Finding a Mate Basic Research Making the First Move * Japan The Land of the Rising Sun Bath House Etiquette The Executive Body Wash Hot Springs and the Hairy Barbarian The Ryokan Taboos and the Butterflies The Gaijin Prayer * Hawaii Hanalei Kauai The Beach at Hanakapiai Guava The Naked Man and the Girl from OZ * What Does God Think About Nudity? Does God Approve of Nudity? Blessings * South Africa A Court in the Seychelles A Port on the Indian Ocean Nudity and Censorship Sandy Bay The Wonderful Wild Coast Proteus, Cave Men, Hawks, and Baboons * Cooking in the Nude Cooking in the Nude Phuket Thailand Bayeux France Mykonos Greece Sarasota Florida Libson Portugal Rome Italy Tokyo Japan * The Caribbean Jamaca Cat Island Bahamas Iles des Saintes * Nude Cruises Nude Cruises Tortola British Virgin Islands Glacier Bay Alaska * The United States To Tan, or Not to Tan The Skinny Dip Nudism and the Female Perspective Sandy Hook Nude Sunbathing in Suburbia The Sunshine State Neptunes Pool

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The Voyage of The Beagle Audiobook

The Voyage of The Beagle

Author: Charles Darwin Narrator: Richard Dawkins Release Date: September 2009

The Voyage of the Beagle - or, to give it its full title, Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage Round the World of H.M.S. Beagle Under Command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N. - is much more than merely an account of Darwin's scientific observations in his 1831-36 travels across the globe: it is fine travel writing in its own right. The Voyage of the Beagle foreshadows Darwin's life-changing On the Origin of Species, in its constant intellectual quest. Darwin - still only in his early twenties - never just accepts what he sees, but wants to understand it; he shares his thinking in clear, entertaining, witty, even lyrical writing. Read and abridged by highly-acclaimed evolutionist and writer, Richard Dawkins.

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Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine Audiobook

Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine

Author: Maximillian Potter Narrator: Donald Corren Release Date: July 2014

Amazon Best Book of the Month, July 2014 Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanée-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine. In January 2010, Aubert de Villaine, the famed proprietor of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, the tiny, storied vineyard that produces the most expensive, exquisite wines in the world, received an anonymous note threatening the destruction of his priceless vines by poison-a crime that in the world of high-end wine is akin to murder-unless he paid a one million euro ransom. Villaine believed it to be a sick joke, but that proved a fatal miscalculation and the crime shocked this fabled region of France. The sinister story that Vanity Fair journalist Maximillian Potter uncovered would lead to a sting operation by some of France's top detectives, the primary suspect's suicide, and a dramatic investigation. This botanical crime threatened to destroy the fiercely traditional culture surrounding the world's greatest wine. SHADOWS IN THE VINEYARD takes us deep into a captivating world full of fascinating characters, small-town French politics, an unforgettable narrative, and a local culture defined by the twinned veins of excess and vitality and the deep reverent attention to the land that runs through it.

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Godforsaken Grapes: A Slightly Tipsy Journey through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Underappreci Audiobook

Godforsaken Grapes: A Slightly Tipsy Journey through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Underappreci

Author: Jason Wilson Narrator: Jonathan Horvath Release Date: July 2018

There are nearly 1,400 known varieties of wine grapes in the world-from altesse to zierfandler-but 80 percent of the wine we drink is made from only 20 grapes. In Godforsaken Grapes, Jason Wilson looks at how that came to be and embarks on a journey to discover what we miss.   Stemming from his own growing obsession, Wilson moves far beyond the "noble grapes," hunting down obscure and underappreciated wines from Switzerland, Austria, Portugal, France, Italy, the United States, and beyond. In the process, he looks at why these wines fell out of favor (or never gained it in the first place), what it means to be obscure, and how geopolitics, economics, and fashion have changed what we drink. A combination of travel memoir and epicurean adventure, Godforsaken Grapes is an entertaining love letter to wine.

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Stranger in the Forest Audiobook

Stranger in the Forest

Author: Eric Hansen Narrator: Richard Poe Release Date: January 1990

Outfitted with a pair of ratty sand shoes and a knapsack full of trade goods, Eric Hansen set off to cross the rainforest of Borneo, one of the last places on earth largely untouched by Western civilization. For seven months Hansen hunted wild pig, gathered roots, and lived among tribes whose longhouses were still decorated with the headhunting swords of their ancestors, completing one of the great adventures of our time.

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Stephen Fry In America Audiobook

Stephen Fry In America

Author: Stephen Fry Narrator: Stephen Fry Release Date: April 2020

Britain's best-loved comic genius Stephen Fry turns his celebrated wit and insight to unearthing the real America as he travels across the continent in his black taxicab. Stephen's account of his adventures is filled with his unique humour, insight and warmth in this beautifully illustrated book that accompanies his journey for the BBC1 series. Stephen Fry is a treasure of the British Empire.' - The Guardian Stephen Fry has always loved America; in fact he came very close to being born there. Here, his fascination for the country and its people sees him embark on an epic journey across America, visiting each of its 51 states to discover how such a huge diversity of people, cultures, languages, beliefs and landscapes combine to create such a remarkable nation. Starting on the eastern seaboard, Stephen zig-zags across the country in his London taxicab, talking to its hospitable citizens, listening to its music, visiting its landmarks, viewing small-town life and America's breath-taking landscapes – following wherever his curiosity leads him. Stephen meets a collection of remarkable individuals – American icons and unsung local heroes alike. He drops for tea with Steven Spielberg in Ohio, talks to George Bush on his ranch in Texas; visits Maine's most famous resident, Stephen King; meets Bill Gates in Washington; samples Memphis music courtesy of Aretha Franklin; and who better to talk about California than its governor Arnold Schwarzenegger? But there are also unknown mayors, sheriffs, newspaper editors, park rangers, teachers and hobos that Stephen encounters, bringing to life the oddities and splendours of each locale. He discovers Oklahoma's World Cow Pat Throwing Contest, attends Independence Day Parades, cherry-pie bake-offs, and visits the heartland of the Sioux Nation in South Dakota. Along the way, Stephen discovers that each state has its bizarre and quaint local laws – for example, did you know that in Alaska it is illegal to push a moose out of an aircraft, and in New Hampshire on Sundays, citizens may not relieve themselves while looking up? A celebration of the magnificent and the eccentric, the beautiful and the strange, Stephen Fry's In America is our author's homage to this extraordinary country.

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Un Amico Italiano: Eat, Pray, Love in Rome Audiobook

Un Amico Italiano: Eat, Pray, Love in Rome

Author: Luca Spaghetti Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini Release Date: April 2011

Luca Spaghetti is not only one of my favorite people in the world, but also a natural-born storyteller. . . . This [is a] marvelous book.' -Elizabeth Gilbert When Luca Spaghetti (yes, that's really his name) was asked to show a writer named Elizabeth Gilbert around Rome, he had no idea how his life was about to change. She embraced his Roman ebullience, and Luca in turn became her guardian angel, determined that his city would help Liz out of her funk. Filled with colorful anecdotes about food, language, soccer, daily life in Rome, and Luca's own fish-out-of-water moments as a visitor to the United States-and culminating with the episodes in Liz's bestselling memoir, told from Luca's side of the table-Un Amico Italiano is a book that no fan of Eat, Pray, Love will want to miss. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy Audiobook

Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy

Author: Frances Mayes Narrator: Frances Mayes Release Date: July 2000

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF UNDER MAGNOLIA Frances Mayes, whose enchanting #1 New York Times bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun made the world fall in love with Tuscany, invites us back for a delightful new season of friendship, festivity, and food, there and throughout Italy.

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The Last Decent Parking Place in North America Audiobook

The Last Decent Parking Place in North America

Author: Tom Bodett Narrator: Tom Bodett Release Date: October 2009

Bodett offers his keen, unforgettable observations of the lives of the peopleof Homer, Alaska, who 'just ended up there, and stayed.'

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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle Audiobook

Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

Author: Daniel L. Everett Narrator: Daniel Everett Release Date: June 2017

Daniel Everett, then a Christian missionary, arrived among the Pirahã in 1977-with his wife and three young children-intending to convert them. What he found was a language that defies all existing linguistic theories and reflects a way of life that evades contemporary understanding: The Pirahã have no counting system and no fixed terms for color. They have no concept of war or of personal property. They live entirely in the present. Everett became obsessed with their language and its cultural and linguistic implications, and with the remarkable contentment with which they live-so much so that he eventually lost his faith in the God he'd hoped to introduce to them. Over three decades, Everett spent a total of seven years among the Pirahã, and his account of this lasting sojourn is an engrossing exploration of language that questions modern linguistic theory. It is also an anthropological investigation, an adventure story, and a riveting memoir of a life profoundly affected by exposure to a different culture. Written with extraordinary acuity, sensitivity, and openness, it is fascinating from first to last, rich with unparalleled insight into the nature of language, thought, and life itself.

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Last Breath: The Limits of Adventure Audiobook

Last Breath: The Limits of Adventure

Author: Peter Stark Narrator: Peter Stark Release Date: October 2001

Sudden, extreme deaths have always fascinated us-- and now more than ever as athletes and travelers rise to the challenges of high-risk sports and journeys on the edge. In this spellbinding book, veteran travel and outdoor sports writer Peter Stark reenacts the dramas of what happens inside our bodies, our minds, and our souls when we push ourselves to the absolute limits of human endurance. Combining the adrenaline high of extreme sports with the startling facts of physiological reality, Stark narrates a series of outdoor adventure stories in which thrill can cross the line to mortal peril. Each death or brush with death is at once a suspense story, a cautionary tale, and a medical thriller. Stark describes in unforgettable detail exactly what goes through the mind of a cross-country skier as his body temperature plummets-- apathy at ninety-one degrees, stupor at ninety. He puts us inside the body of a doomed kayaker tumbling helplessly underwater for two minutes, five minutes, ten minutes. He conjures up the physiology of a snowboarder frantically trying not to panic as he consumes the tiny pocket of air trapped around his face under thousands of pounds of snow. These are among the dire situations that Stark transforms into harrowing accounts of how our bodies react to trauma, how reflexes and instinct compel us to fight back, and how, why, and when we let go of our will to live. In an increasingly tamed and homogenized world, risk is not only a means of escape but a path to spirituality. As Peter Stark writes, "You must try to understand death intimately and prepare yourself for death in order to live a full and satisfying life." In this fascinating, informative book, Stark reveals exactly what we're getting ourselves into when we choose to live-- and die-- at the extremes of endurance.

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The Tent, the Bucket and Me Audiobook

The Tent, the Bucket and Me

Author: Emma Kennedy Narrator: Emma Kennedy Release Date: June 2015

For the 70s child, summer holidays didn't mean the joy of CentreParcs or the sophistication of a Tuscan villa. They meant being crammed into a car with Grandma and heading to the coast. With just a tent for a home and a bucket for the necessities, we would set off on new adventures each year stoically resolving to enjoy ourselves. For Emma Kennedy, and her mum and dad, disaster always came along for the ride no matter where they went. Whether it was being swept away by a force ten gale on the Welsh coast or suffering copious amounts of food poisoning on a brave trip to the south of France, family holidays always left them battered and bruised.But they never gave up. Emma's memoir, The Tent, The Bucket and Me, is a painfully funny reminder of just what it was like to spend your summer holidays cold, damp but with sand between your toes.

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