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    • Quantum

    • Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
    • De : Manjit Kumar
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 14 h et 21 min
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    Quantum theory is weird. As Niels Bohr said, if you aren’t shocked by quantum theory, you don’t really understand it. For most people, quantum theory is synonymous with mysterious, impenetrable science. And in fact for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this tour de force of science history, Manjit Kumar gives a dramatic and superbly written account of this fundamental scientific revolution.

    • Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
    • De : Manjit Kumar
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 14 h et 21 min
    • Date de publication : 23/07/2010
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 notation

    Prix : 23,66 €

    • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

    • De : Haruki Murakami
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 4 h et 23 min
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    In 1982 Murakami began running to keep fit. Here he reflects on his running experiences. Equal parts travelogue, training log, and reminiscence, this revealing memoir covers his preparation for the 2005 New York City Marathon. By turns funny and sobering, playful and philosophical, this is a must-listen for fans of this masterful author and for the increasing number of people who find a similar satisfaction in running.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book. Outstanding reading.

    • Écrit par : "schoobacka" le 31/08/2018

    Prix : 10,72 €

    • The Amityville Horror

    • De : Jay Anson
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 6 h et 28 min
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    In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers, and sisters in the house, but the property - complete with boathouse and swimming pool - and the price were too good to pass up. This is the shocking true story of an American dream that turned into a nightmare beyond imagining for the Lutz family, who were forced to flee their new home in terror.

    Prix : 16,76 €

    • Mother American Night

    • My Life in Crazy Times
    • De : John Perry Barlow, Robert Greenfield
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 8 h et 14 min
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    Mother American Night is the wild, funny, heartbreaking, and often unbelievable (yet completely true) story of an American icon. Born into a powerful Wyoming political family, John Perry Barlow wrote the lyrics for thirty Grateful Dead songs while also running his family’s cattle ranch. He hung out in Andy Warhol’s Factory, went on a date with the Dalai Lama’s sister, and accidentally shot Bob Weir in the face on the eve of his own wedding. Despite being a freely self-confessed acidhead, he served as Dick Cheney’s campaign manager during Cheney’s first run for Congress.

    Prix : 25,14 €

    • Bones: A Story of Brothers, a Champion Horse and the Race to Stop America’s Most Brutal Cartel

    • De : Joe Tone
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 11 h et 40 min
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    Two brothers live parallel lives on either side of the US-Mexico border. This is the dramatic true story of how their worlds collided in a major criminal conspiracy. José Treviño was raised in Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border town and major smuggling gateway. He grew up loving the sprawling countryside and its tough, fast quarter horses, but in search of opportunity he crossed the border into Texas.

    Prix : 13,28 €

    • A Narrow Ledge

    • De : Barron Brown
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 1 h et 17 min
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    Seven years after a brush with death on Mount Rainier, the narrator agrees to join a friend on one of the peak's most dangerous routes. Having vowed never to become That Guy who dies in the mountains, he returns to the narrow ledge between safety and oblivion. Questions swirl in his head as the climb draws near. Does danger breed character, or is mountaineering sheer indulgence?

    Prix : 2,87 €

    • Into the Black

    • The Inside Story of Metallica, 1991-2014
    • De : Paul Brannigan, Ian Winwood
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 8 h et 54 min
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    The second volume of Metallica's definitive biography opens as the band breaks through to mainstream with its fifth album, Metallica (a.k.a. The Black Album), topping the Billboard charts and its hit single "Enter Sandman" dominating the airwaves. By 1993, after a two-year tour, Metallica had become the biggest hard-rock band in the world. Success naturally brought new challenges, and the band ran the risk of alienating its original fans.

    Prix : 22,09 €

    • You Can't Make This Up

    • Miracles, Memories, and the Perfect Marriage of Sports and Television
    • De : Al Michaels, L. Jon Wertheim
    • Lu par : Al Michaels, Ray Porter
    • Durée : 9 h et 55 min
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    In this highly entertaining and insightful memoir, one of television’s most respected broadcasters interweaves the story of his life and career with lively firsthand tales of some of the most thrilling events and fascinating figures in modern sports.

    Prix : 28,23 €

    • Hopper

    • A Journey into the American Dream
    • De : Tom Folsom
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 7 h et 10 min
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    Dennis Hopper has been described as a rebel, an icon, an addict plagued by demons, and one of the most important champions of the pop-art movement. Friend to Warhol, muse to David Lynch, mentor to Sean Penn, champion of Ice-T, Dennis Hopper built a career that was a half-century of rebellion waged at the edge of American popular culture. Tom Folsom's Hopper is a wild ride through Dennis's many lives. Featuring hundreds of interviews with Hopper's fellow actors, artists, musicians, and residents of Taos, New Mexico.

    • A Journey into the American Dream
    • De : Tom Folsom
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 7 h et 10 min
    • Date de publication : 05/03/2013
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    Prix : 21,46 €

    • Sinner's Creed

    • De : Scott Stapp
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 6 h et 23 min
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    Sinner’s Creed is the uncensored memoir of Scott Stapp, Grammy Award-winning leader of the multiplatinum rock band CREED. Raised by an abusive stepfather, Scott was always aware of God's presence in his life, but it wasn't until years later, amid a life punctuated by sex, drugs, and rock ’n roll that Scott began to feel a need for God in his life.

    Prix : 24,16 €

    • Outlaw Platoon

    • Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan
    • De : Sean Parnell, John Bruning
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 10 h et 18 min
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    At 24 years of age, U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell was named commander of a forty-man elite infantry platoon - a unit that came to be known as the Outlaws - and was tasked with rooting out Pakistan-based insurgents from a mountain valley along Afghanistan's eastern frontier. Parnell and his men assumed they would be facing a ragtag bunch of civilians, but in May 2006 what started out as a routine patrol through the lower mountains of the Hindu Kush became a brutal ambush.

    Prix : 31,75 €

    • Mr. Playboy

    • Hugh Hefner and the American Dream
    • De : Steven Watts
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 18 h et 37 min
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    When Hugh Hefner quit his job at Esquire to start a magazine called Playboy, he didn't just want to make money, he wanted to make dreams come true. In this wise and penetrating biography, intellectual historian Steven Watts looks at what Hugh Hefner went on to become and how he took America with him. Hefner became one of the most hated and envied celebrities in America, standing just barely on the wrong side of decency - with as many as seven million subscribers to his magazine.

    Prix : 26,83 €

    • Endgame

    • Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall—from America’s Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
    • De : Frank Brady
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 13 h et 29 min
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    From Frank Brady, who wrote one of the best-selling books on Bobby Fischer of all time and who was himself a friend of Fischer’s, comes an impressively researched biography that for the first time completely captures the remarkable arc of Bobby Fischer’s life. When Bobby Fischer passed away in January 2008, he left behind a confounding legacy. Everyone knew the basics of his life—he began as a brilliant youngster, then became the pride of American chess, then took a sharp turn, struggling with paranoia and mental illness. But nobody truly understood him.

    • Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall—from America’s Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
    • De : Frank Brady
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 13 h et 29 min
    • Date de publication : 01/02/2011
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    Prix : 22,13 €

    • House to House

    • An Epic Memoir of War
    • De : Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, John Bruning
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 9 h et 20 min
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    In one of the most compelling combat narratives ever written, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, an Army infantry platoon leader in Iraq, gives a teeth-rattling, first-hand account of 11 straight days of heavy house-to-house fighting during the climactic second battle of Fallujah. His actions in the firefight, which included killing five insurgents in hand-to-hand combat, earned Bellavia the Bronze Star, the Silver Star, and New York state's highest military honor, the Conspicuous Service Cross.

    Prix : 18,77 €

    • King Con

    • The Bizarre Adventures of the Jazz Age's Greatest Impostor
    • De : Paul Willetts
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 11 h et 28 min
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    Edgar Laplante was a small-time grifter, an erstwhile vaudeville performer, and an unabashed charmer. But after years of playing thankless gigs and traveling with medicine shows, he decided to undertake the most demanding and bravura performance of his life. In the fall of 1917, Laplante reinvented himself as Chief White Elk: war hero, sports star, civil rights campaigner, Cherokee nation leader - and total fraud.

    • The Bizarre Adventures of the Jazz Age's Greatest Impostor
    • De : Paul Willetts
    • Lu par : Ray Porter
    • Durée : 11 h et 28 min
    • Date de publication : 07/08/2018
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    Prix : 25,14 €

    • The Washington War

    • FDR's Inner Circle and the Politics of Power That Won World War II
    • De : James Lacey
    • Lu par : Ray Porter, James Lacey
    • Durée : 19 h et 34 min
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    The Washington War is the story of how the Second World War was fought and won in the capital’s halls of power - and how the United States, which in December 1941 had a nominal army and a decimated naval fleet, was able in only 30 months to fling huge forces onto the European continent and shortly thereafter shatter Imperial Japan’s Pacific strongholds. Three quarters of a century after the overwhelming defeat of the totalitarian Axis forces, the terrifying, razor-thin calculus on which so many critical decisions turned has been forgotten....

    Prix : 34,57 €