sábado, 8 de fevereiro de 2014

Sports Illustrated: Fifty Years of Great Writing AudioBook

Sports Illustrated: Fifty Years of Great Writing: 50th Anniversary 1954-2004 by Sports Illustrated

In the half-century since its birth, as Sports Illustrated grew from a struggling start-up to America's preeminent sports magazine, one thing has remained constant: the commitment to great storytelling. That part of the magazine's mission has always been easy to define: Identify the most compelling sports stories of our time and get the best writers in the business to tell...more

GoodReads: 4.17 of 5 stars - 29 ratings

Book Version: 560 pages

ISBN: 1932273379 (ISBN13: 9781932273373)

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The Last Rhinos AudioBook

The Last Rhinos: My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures by Lawrence Anthony

When Lawrence Anthony learned that the northern white rhino, living in the war-ravaged Congo, was on the very brink of extinction, he knew he had to act. If the world lost the sub-species, it would be the largest land mammal since the woolly mammoth to go extinct. In The Last Rhinos, Anthony recounts his attempts to save these remarkable animals.The demand for rhino horns...more

GoodReads: 4.18 of 5 stars - 432 ratings

Book Version: 336 pages

ISBN: 1250004519 (ISBN13: 9781250004512)

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Fatty Batter AudioBook

Fatty Batter by Michael Simkins

The hilarious story of one man’s cricket obsession: from his earliest days as a fat boy growing up in a Brighton sweetshop to his years running a team of dysfunctional inadequates, cricket has offered shelter from life’s irksome realities.

GoodReads: 3.87 of 5 stars - 103 ratings

Book Version: 320 pages

ISBN: 91901502 (ISBN13: 9780091901509)

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Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling AudioBook

Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling by Beth Raymer

An eye-popping and hilarious joyride through the underworld of sports bettingBeth Raymer arrived in Las Vegas in 2001, hoping to land a job as a cocktail waitress at one of the big casinos. In the meantime, she lived in a $17-a-night motel with her dog, Otis, and waited tables at a low-rent Thai restaurant. One day, one of her regular customers told her about a job she tho...more

GoodReads: 3.38 of 5 stars - 339 ratings

Book Version: 240 pages

ISBN: 385526458 (ISBN13: 9780385526456)

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The Cold War: History in an Hour AudioBook

The Cold War: History in an Hour by Rupert Colley

An hour is hard to quantify in written terms, but I think it’s roughly about 10,000 words. It took me more than an hour to read it but that’s because I probably had to concentrate a bit harder than most other people would have to.For those that know the subjects well, it’s probably far too fundamental. There’s not much in the way of analysis, but facts and figures, people, places and motivation. For simpletons like me, it is brilliant.Split into two parts, the first covers the story in detail –...more

GoodReads: 3.84 of 5 stars - 32 ratings

Book Version: 87 pages

ISBN: (ISBN13: )

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Barely Breathing AudioBook

Barely Breathing (Breathing, #2) by Rebecca Donovan

Emma’s struggle with an abusive home life came to a heart pounding conclusion in the final chapters of Reason to Breathe. Now everyone in Weslyn knows Emma’s secret, but Carol can’t hurt Emma anymore. Some are still haunted by the horror of that night, and some must face the repercussions of their choices. Fans of Rebecca Donovan’s debut novel will discover there’s still m...more

GoodReads: 4.4 of 5 stars - 35,842 ratings

Book Version: 385 pages

ISBN: 1452440026 (ISBN13: 9781452440026)

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Where We Belong AudioBook

Where We Belong by Emily Giffin

The author of five blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin, delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are, and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them together.Marian Caldwell is a thirty-six year old television producer, living her dream in New York City. With a fulfilling career and satisfying relationship, she has convinced everyo...more

GoodReads: 3.84 of 5 stars - 39,158 ratings

Book Version: 372 pages

ISBN: 312554192 (ISBN13: 9780312554194)

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This Is How You Lose Her AudioBook

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

On a beach in the Dominican Republic, a doomed relationship flounders. In the heat of a hospital laundry room in New Jersey, a woman does her lover’s washing and thinks about his wife. In Boston, a man buys his love child, his only son, a first baseball bat and glove. At the heart of these stories is the irrepressible, irresistible Yunior, a young hardhead whose longing fo...more

GoodReads: 3.73 of 5 stars - 33,396 ratings

Book Version: 213 pages

ISBN: 1594487367 (ISBN13: 9781594487361)

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Tell the Wolves I'm Home AudioBook

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

1987. There’s only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus, and that’s her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn’s company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies, far too young, of a mysterious illness her mother can barely speak abou...more

GoodReads: 4.05 of 5 stars - 35,127 ratings

Book Version: 368 pages

ISBN: 679644199 (ISBN13: 9780679644194)

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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore AudioBook

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, young love, and the secret to eternal life — mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore. The Great Recession shuffles Clay Jannon from his web-design drone job to night shift at Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. Curiously, few customers come in repeatedly and never buy. Analysis reveals astonishing secrets ...

GoodReads: 3.78 of 5 stars - 41,460 ratings

Book Version: 304 pages

ISBN: 374214913 (ISBN13: 9780374214913)

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The East India Company AudioBook

The East India Company: The World's Most Powerful Corporation by Tirthankar Roy

For over 200 years, the East India Company was the largest and most powerful mercantile firm in Britain and Asia. Set up to procure Asian goods for British consumers, the Company’s business network spanned Persia, India, China, Indonesia and North America. In the late 1700s, its career took a dramatic turn as the Company lost ground as a trading firm, but founded an empire...more

GoodReads: 3.44 of 5 stars - 16 ratings

Book Version: 240 pages

ISBN: 670085073 (ISBN13: 9780670085071)

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Finding George Orwell in Burma AudioBook

Finding George Orwell in Burma by Emma Larkin

A profile of the police state in Burma and its effect on the writings of George Orwell discusses the author's mother's origins in Burma at the height of the British raj, Orwell's work with the British Imperial Police, and local reverence for his literary ..Title: .Finding George Orwell in Burma..Author: .Larkin, Emma..Publisher: .Penguin Group USA..Publication Date: .2006/...more

GoodReads: 3.89 of 5 stars - 1,399 ratings

Book Version: 304 pages

ISBN: 143037110 (ISBN13: 9780143037118)

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Beautiful Ruins AudioBook

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

The story begins in 1962. On a rocky patch of the sun-drenched Italian coastline, a young innkeeper, chest-deep in daydreams, looks on over the incandescent waters of the Ligurian Sea and spies an apparition: a tall, thin woman, a vision in white, approaching him on a boat. She is an actress, he soon learns, an American starlet, and she is dying.And the story begins again...more

GoodReads: 3.73 of 5 stars - 53,407 ratings

Book Version: 337 pages

ISBN: 61928127 (ISBN13: 9780061928123)

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A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty AudioBook

A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson

A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY is a powerful saga of three generations of women, plagued by hardships and torn by a devastating secret, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of family. Fifteen-year-old Mosey Slocumb-spirited, sassy, and on the cusp of womanhood-is shaken when a small grave is unearthed in the backyard, and determined to figure out why it's there. Liza, her strok...more

GoodReads: 3.93 of 5 stars - 9,679 ratings

Book Version: 322 pages

ISBN: 446582352 (ISBN13: 9780446582353)

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In the Shadow of the Banyan AudioBook

In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner

For seven-year-old Raami, the shattering end of childhood begins with the footsteps of her father returning home in the early dawn hours bringing details of the civil war that has overwhelmed the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital. Soon the family’s world of carefully guarded royal privilege is swept up in the chaos of revolution and forced exodus.Over the next four...more

GoodReads: 4.04 of 5 stars - 6,518 ratings

Book Version: 322 pages

ISBN: 1451657706 (ISBN13: 9781451657708)

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The Orphan Master's Son AudioBook

The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea.Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer “stolen” to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs Long Tomorrows, a work camp for orphans....more

GoodReads: 4.03 of 5 stars - 20,112 ratings

Book Version: 443 pages

ISBN: 812992792 (ISBN13: 9780812992793)

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Running the Rift AudioBook

Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron

Running the Rift follows the progress of Jean Patrick Nkuba from the day he knows that running will be his life to the moment he must run to save his life. A naturally gifted athlete, he sprints over the thousand hills of Rwanda and dreams of becoming his country's first Olympic medal winner in track. But Jean Patrick is a Tutsi in a world that has become increasingly rest...more

GoodReads: 3.98 of 5 stars - 3,031 ratings

Book Version: 400 pages

ISBN: 1616201940 (ISBN13: 9781616201944)

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What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast AudioBook

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam

Mornings are a madcap time for many of us. We wake up in a haze—often after hitting snooze a few times. Then we rush around to get ready and out the door so we can officially start the day. Before we know it, hours have slipped by without us accomplishing anything beyond downing a cup of coffee, dashing off a few emails, and dishing with our coworkers around the water cool...more

GoodReads: 3.33 of 5 stars - 1,035 ratings

Book Version: 40 pages

ISBN: (ISBN13: )

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Wonder Girl AudioBook

Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Don Van Natta Jr.

This is the extraordinary story of a nearly forgotten American superstar athlete. Texas girl Babe Didrikson never tried a sport too tough and never met a hurdle too high. Despite attempts to keep women from competing, Babe achieved All-American status in basketball and won gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics.Then Babe attempted to conquer golf. One of the f...more

GoodReads: 3.63 of 5 stars - 200 ratings

Book Version: 416 pages

ISBN: 316056995 (ISBN13: 9780316056991)

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C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race AudioBook

C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race: The True Story of the 1928 Coast-to-Coast Run Across America by Geoff Williams

A riveting account of an incredible 3,423-mile foot race across America, the Great Foot Race of 1928, and C.C. Pyle, the legendary sports promoter who masterminded the event.A year before the Great Depression, endurance fads were all the rage. From dance marathons to flagpole sitting, everyone was looking for a chance to change their luck, and spectators would shell out ha...more

GoodReads: 3.86 of 5 stars - 63 ratings

Book Version: 328 pages

ISBN: 1594863199 (ISBN13: 9781594863196)

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