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Arkangel Shakespeare
Complete Arkangel Shakespeare Audio BookA stunning listening experience, featuring an extraordinary cast.
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Black Wave

Authors: John Silverwood and Jean Silverwood, with Malcolm McConnell

Readers: Carrington MacDuffie and Joe Barrett

Format: 6 CDs (Unabridged)

This family expected adventure when they decided to sail around the world on their 55-foot catamaran. But they never expected their world to shatter in a split second of unimaginable horror in the South Pacific. An extraordinary voyage of survival against incredible odds. Audie Award finalist for 2009. "Jaw-dropping [and] awe-inspiring... [The narrators] bring this story to life, capturing the tense journey down to the slightest detail in these realistic readings."—Publishers Weekly

Item #: A6B966 ISBN: 9781433249662

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Denali's Howl

Author: Andy Hall

Reader: Jim Manchester

Format: 6 CDs (Unabridged)

In 1967, 12 young men attempted to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley, now known as Denali. Only five survived after they endured an "arctic superblizzard" with winds up to 300 miles an hour and cold so intense it froze flesh in minutes. A journalist reconstructs the tragedy, ponders whether more could have been done to help the men, and examines the culture of climbing then and now. CD version includes bonus PDF disc with maps.

Item #: E9B725 ISBN: 9781482997255

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The Emerald Mile

Author: Kevin Fedarko

Reader: Paul Michael Garcia

Format: 14 CDs (Unabridged)

From one of Outside magazine's "Literary All-Stars" comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary flood of 1983.

Item #: E9B9121 ISBN: 9781481509121

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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Author: Alfred Lansing

Reader: Simon Prebble

Format: 9 CDs (Unabridged)

In August 1914, renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of 27 set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. They were within 85 miles of their destination when their ship, Endurance, was trapped fast in the ice pack. Their ordeal, which lasted for 20 grueling months is vividly recounted in this extraordinary re-creation.

Item #: E9B8188 ISBN: 9781433208188

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Everest, Revised & Updated Edition

Author: Broughton Coburn, with forewords by David Brashears and Conrad Anker

Reader: Mark Peckham

Format: 6 CDs (Unabridged)

In 1996 David Brashears led a team of climbers intent on making history by taking a IMAX-format camera to the summit of Everest to capture the first such footage ever shot there. They became involved in the infamous May 10, 1996 blizzard that claimed eight lives. Includes updates on the lives of those who lived through the tragedy. The new film Everest stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Josh Brolin.

Item #: E7B683 ISBN: 9781504616836

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Fatal Forecast

Author: Michael J. Tougias

Reader: Jeff Cummings

Format: 5 CDs (Unabridged)

The true story of two fishing boats and their crews ambushed by a horrific surprise storm off the coast of Cape Cod. Hurricane force winds and 90-foot waves battered the boats for hours. This account chronicles the fight for survival – a tale of death and rescue at sea. "Dramatic... astonishing... Practically a how-to lesson in high seas survival skills."—Publishers Weekly

Item #: E5B053 ISBN: 9781433200533

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The Finest Hours

Authors: Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman

Reader: Malcolm Hillgartner

Format: 6 CDs (Unabridged)

The U.S. Coast Guard made a valiant attempt to rescue the dozens of souls huddling inside two oil tankers that split in half during the brutal nor'easter that wreaked havoc on New England in the winter of 1952. The new film stars Casey Affleck, Eric Bana, and Chris Pine.

Item #: E5B9232 ISBN: 9781455129232

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Four Against the Arctic

Author: David Roberts

Reader: Robertson Dean

Format: 1 MP3-CDs (Unabridged)

Adventure at the top of the world, a story that waited over 250 years to be told. Hear the astonishing tale of how these four Russian walrus-hunters survived the harsh conditions after ice destroyed their ship. The men survived more than six years until another ship blown off course rescued them. "Flabbergasting... a gem in the literature of survival under dire conditions."—Kirkus Reviews

Item #: E1B823 ISBN: 9780786188239

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Long March to Freedom

Author: Thomas R. Hargrove

Reader: Alan Sklar

Format: 2 MP3-CDs (Unabridged)

No one values freedom as much as one who doesn't have it. Captured by Colombian guerillas, Hargrove was a hostage for 11 months. His journal of those days in captivity records his intense emotions, the tension, the monotony, and his captors' brutality – as well as his strength, wit, and personality. The basis for the movie Proof of Life that starred Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, and David Morse.

Item #: E2B654 ISBN: 9780786186549

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The Long Walk

Author: Slavomir Rawicz

Reader: John Lee

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

An astonishing true story of a trek to freedom. In 1941, the author and six fellow prisoners escaped from a Soviet labor camp. They walked 4,000 miles across the Himalayas, Siberian tundra, and the Gobi Desert to freedom in India. With no map or compass, they possessed only an ax head, a knife, and a fierce determination to live. The basis for the film The Way Back, starring Colin Farrell. Audie Award finalist. "Positively Homeric."—London Times

Item #: E9B683 ISBN: 9780786166831

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The Lost City of the Monkey God

Author: Douglas Preston

Reader: Bill Mumy

Format: 10 CDs (Unabridged)

A 500-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the heart of the world's densest jungle. A true account of the expedition to a Honduran jungle in search of the fabled City of the Monkey God.

Item #: E9W822 ISBN: 9781478988229

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The Lost City of Z

Author: David Grann

Reader: Mark Deakins

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

In 1925, a British explorer disappeared into the Amazon, looking for a fabled kingdom – the City of Z. Those looking for him vanished as well. Retracing their footsteps, braving cannibals, disease, and poisonous snakes, this journalist attempts to solve a centuries-old mystery. An American Library Association Notable Book. The upcoming film stars Charlie Hunnam. "A fascinating journey... Deakins tells the story, in all its horrifying detail... a triumph of storytelling."—AudioFile

Item #: E8R4119 ISBN: 9780525494119

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Overboard!

Author: Michael Tougias

Reader: Malcolm Hillgartner

Format: 6 CDs (Unabridged)

The five of them set out on a pleasure trek from Connecticut to Bermuda. But four days out, a storm threw the captain and the first mate overboard, forcing the remaining three to struggle with the wind and 50-foot waves – as the two in the sea fought for their lives. By the author of Ten Hours Till Dawn. "Hillgartner's urgency never ceases. He keeps the tension so high in this tale of weather on the Atlantic that listeners may need to turn it off occasionally to lower their heart rates."—AudioFile

Item #: E9B267 ISBN: 9781441742674

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Roberts Ridge

Author: Malcolm MacPherson

Reader: Joe Barrett

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

A searing portrait of Special Forces soldiers locked in an against-all-odds battle in Afghanistan, this is Black Hawk Down in the war against terrorism: a Navy SEAL drama of rescue, tragedy, and valor.

Item #: E7B706 ISBN: 9781470887063

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Skeletons on the Zahara

Author: Dean King

Reader: Michael Prichard

Format: 11 CDs (Unabridged)

The true story of 12 American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1815, captured by nomads, sold into slavery, and subjected to a hellish two-month journey through the bone-dry heart of the Sahara. They experienced barbarism, murder, starvation, dehydration, death, and more. Their story influenced Abraham Lincoln's thoughts on slavery.

Item #: E9B0238 ISBN: 9781478900238

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Smokejumper

Author: Jason A. Ramos, with Julian Smith

Reader: Ned Vaughn

Format: 5 CDs (Unabridged)

A rare look inside the thrilling world of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who parachute into rugged areas to confront nature's blazes.

Item #: E9B5593 ISBN: 9781504625593

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Sole Survivor

Author: Ruthanne Lum McCunn

Reader: Johanna Ward

Format: 1 MP3-CDs (Unabridged)

An astonishing adventure, a tale of struggle against tremendous odds. On Nov. 23, 1942, German u-boats torpedoed the British ship Benlomond. Second steward Poon Lim was the only survivor, a man with no knowledge of the sea. But he stayed alive for 133 days on a small wooden raft, and still holds the Guinness World Record for survival at sea. "Rings with truth as well as excitement."—San Francisco Chronicle

Item #: E1B163 ISBN: 9780786191635

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A Storm Too Soon

Author: Michael J. Tougias

Reader: Charlie Thurston

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Coast Guardsmen battled hurricane-force winds and 80-feet waves in an attempt to rescue the occupants of several boats in the Gulf Stream.

Item #: E6B8607 ISBN: 9781482958607

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Ten Hours Until Dawn

Author: Michael J. Tougias

Reader: Joe Barrett

Format: 9 CDs (Unabridged)

The 1978 blizzard was the storm of the century. Desperate in monstrous seas off Massachusetts, the tanker Global Hope begged for help. Hearing that the Coast Guard was also in peril, Frank Quirk set out with his crew on the 49-foot steel boat, Can Do. Actual radio transmission included. "Barrett's crisp reading propels the story, and his voiced reenactments of radio transmissions aid clarity."—AudioFile, naming this audio one of the best of 2006

Item #: E9B299 ISBN: 9780786172955

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We Die Alone

Author: David Howarth

Reader: Stuart Langton

Format: 6 CDs (Unabridged)

An inspiring, true story of heroism and endurance during WWII. The only survivor of a Norwegian resistance group stumbles into a small Norwegian village, just steps ahead of his Nazi hunters. The villagers risk their lives to help him escape and reach neutral Sweden. A stirring portrait of the determination of the human spirit. "Almost unbelievable... a spine chiller. It may well become a legend."—Boston Post

Item #: E6B796 ISBN: 9781470847968

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