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    • Spain and Peace

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 40 min
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    Here is Fast’s powerful denunciation of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, and a remarkable historical document of Spain’s fight for freedom from governmental oppression. Howard Fast was a longtime proponent of the antifascist movement in Spain. During the Spanish Civil War, Fast supported a hospital for Popular Front forces, and in 1950 he was sentenced to three months in jail for refusing to give the names of other supporters of that hospital to the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    Prix : 6,70 €

    • The Art of Zen Meditation

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Neil Hellegers
    • Durée : 34 min
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    Howard Fast began to formally practice Zen meditation after turning away from communism in 1956. The Art of Zen Meditation, originally published by the antiwar political collective Peace Press, in 1977, is the fruit of Fast’s study: a brief and instructive history of Zen Buddhism and its tenets, written with a simplicity that is emblematic of the philosophy itself. Fast’s study of Zen also inspired his popular Masao Masuto mystery series about a Zen Buddhist detective in Beverly Hills.

    Prix : 6,88 €

    • Time and the Riddle

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Grove
    • Durée : 18 h et 2 min
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    This collection of short stories encompasses 20 years of work by Howard Fast, including some of his best-known and most treasured tales. Not merely fantasy or science fiction, these "Zen stories" explore the world’s mysterious and unanswerable questions, big and small, and the results are at once bizarre, humorous, chilling, and poignant. The 31 stories in Time and the Riddle showcase Fast’s range and supreme talent as a storyteller.

    Prix : 26,32 €

    • Moses

    • The Epic Story of His Rebellion in the Court of Egypt
    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 15 h et 36 min
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    The story of Moses, who grew from orphan to adopted prince to leader of the oppressed people, is worthy of many retellings. In Moses, Fast breathes new life into the legendary story of the infant found among the reeds of the Nile. From Moses’s adoption into the home of Pharaoh Ramses II, to his upbringing in Egypt's royal court, to his controversial support of monotheism and eventual leadership of a nation, Moses is a stunning look at the life of one of world history's most celebrated men.

    • The Epic Story of His Rebellion in the Court of Egypt
    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 15 h et 36 min
    • Date de publication : 04/12/2013
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    Prix : 29,66 €

    • An Independent Woman

    • Lavette Family Saga
    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Sandra Burr
    • Durée : 12 h et 49 min
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    In this unforgettable final chapter of the Immigrants series, Howard Fast follows the trials and joys of the wealthy Lavette matriarch, Barbara, whose life has been a selfless journey powered by an unshakable faith in the human spirit. Barbara now discovers the unexpected delights of finding love in her later years, even as she encounters the most daunting obstacle of her life.

    Prix : 24,71 €

    • Redemption

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 7 h et 46 min
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    When the love of his life is accused of murder, a university professor will stop at nothing to prove her innocence. On a late night drive home, Ike Goldman, a retired Columbia University law professor, saves a woman from killing herself by jumping off the George Washington Bridge. The woman's name is Elizabeth Hopper, and Ike, a widower, unexpectedly finds himself falling in love. Everything changes when Elizabeth's estranged husband, a rich Wall Street executive she claims abused her, is found murdered, and Elizabeth is the prime suspect.

    Prix : 18,00 €

    • Max

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 16 h
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    The inspiring story of Max Britsky, who grew up in the slums of New York and became one of the most powerful men in the American movie industry. Max tells the story of the rise of Max Britsky, entwined with the film industry’s beginnings near the turn of the twentieth century. When he was twelve, Max's father died, leaving him to scrape out a living in Manhattan's Lower East Side slums to provide for his mother and siblings. But Max was a natural entrepreneur, and he followed his business instincts and love of the theater to become one of the first film moguls in the history of American moviemaking.

    Prix : 29,66 €

    • Sally

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Dara Brown
    • Durée : 4 h et 52 min
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    A small-town girl flees from the assassin she hired to kill her when the doctor in her small hometown tells Sally Dillman that she has six months to live, the quiet young schoolteacher sells her house and moves to New York City. She comes not to see the sights, not for one last thrill, but to die as quickly as possible. Savings in hand, she pays a mobster $3,000 to put a contract out on her life. She wants to be killed before leukemia saps her strength, and she wants it to be a surprise. Only later does she learn of her terrible mistake.

    Prix : 13,49 €

    • The Case of the Murdered Mackenzie

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Brian Nishii
    • Durée : 6 h et 14 min
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    Detective Masuto reopens an investigation into a murderous film star - with deadly consequences… On the day that Eve Mackenzie murders her husband, Masao Masuto is on a plane to Japan. For years he and his wife, both American-born Japanese, have dreamed of visiting their homeland, and though the trip is a delight, the Zen Buddhist detective cannot help but check the international papers for news of murder on his home turf of Beverly Hills. Part of him regrets missing the sensational Mackenzie killing.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • The Case of the Poisoned Eclairs

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Brian Nishii
    • Durée : 5 h et 58 min
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    In Beverly Hills, murder has suddenly gone out of style. For five weeks, the head of the city's tiny homicide squad, Zen detective Masao Masuto, has worked only robbery investigations. But after more than a month without a corpse, this dry spell is about to end. The dead woman is Ana Fortez, a Chicana whose death was originally classified as terminal food poisoning brought on by a feast of botulism-infested clairs. But because botulism can only grow in an airtight space, the medical examiner warns Masuto that the fatal bacteria must have been purposefully injected into the pastry.

    Prix : 19,14 €

    • The Case of the One-Penny Orange

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Brian Nishii
    • Durée : 5 h et 9 min
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    Returning from a funeral, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Briggs find their Beverly Hills mansion ransacked. As they wait for the police, they discover something unusual: Despite the chaos, nothing appears to be missing - a fact that greatly interests Beverly Hills police detective Masao Masuto. But the Zen detective only has a few minutes to ponder the strange break-in before a murder intervenes. The victim is Ivan Gaycheck, a stamp dealer whom Masuto remembers for his stout frame and unplaceable accent.

    Prix : 14,81 €

    • Strange Yesterday

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 10 h et 2 min
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    Five generations of Preswicks, living, loving, fighting, laughing, and dying in a surge of limitless power that paralleled the course of America. A full tale of a family that grew with America, of an Aristocracy that gained everything but reason to live. Two women bore John Preswick two children - one the daughter of a southern innkeeper, who nursed a broken Revolutionary soldier back to health, the other a girl in New York, who waited seven years for her lover to return from the war.

    Prix : 24,71 €

    • The Naked God

    • The Writer and the Communist Party
    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 6 h et 37 min
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    The Naked God is Howard Fast's public repudiation of the Communist Party, of which he was a devoted member for thirteen years until reading about the full scope of atrocities committed by the Soviet Union under Stalin. The best-selling author of Spartacus and Citizen Tom Paine, Howard Fast lent his writing talents and celebrity to the communist cause as a steadfast advocate and public figure. However, he felt increasingly ill at ease with the superior manner Party leaders took with rank-and-file members and with rumors of Soviet anti-Semitism.

    Prix : 14,81 €

    • The Case of the Russian Diplomat

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Brian Nishii
    • Durée : 5 h
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    They call the pool at the Beverly Glen Hotel "the naked hooker." To the frustration of the Beverly Hills police department, the women there are so high class that it's impossible to distinguish guests and girlfriends from professionals. Women flock to the lavish hotel because it teems with film stars, businessmen - and America's richest criminals. Tonight, to detective Masao Masuto's chagrin, there is the body of a naked man in the pool.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • The Case of the Sliding Pool

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Brian Nishii
    • Durée : 5 h et 47 min
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    Rain has spoiled Masao Masuto's vacation. For six days the storm has trapped the Zen Buddhist detective and his family inside their Los Angeles cottage. By the morning of his vacation's final day, he is so stir crazy that the call to come to work is a relief. Detective Masuto knows no better cure for boredom than a puzzling murder.

    Prix : 19,14 €

    • The Case of the Angry Actress

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Brian Nishii
    • Durée : 6 h et 4 min
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    Masuto will need all his powers of deduction to understand the murder of Al Greenberg. The producer was giving a party when his heart stopped. After years of bad health, Greenberg’s abrupt death is no surprise. But one of the dead man’s producing partners claims to have overheard an unknown woman taunting Greenberg, while he pleaded, "put that gun away and give me my medicine." It appears Greenberg was frightened to death. To find the killer, Masuto must dig into the darkest secrets of the mogul’s past. Greenberg will not be the last to die.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • The Hunter and the Trap

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 6 h et 4 min
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    The Hunter and The Trap presents two thrilling and suspenseful stories by Howard Fast, one of the most prolific authors of the 20th century. In “The Hunter,” celebrated but down-on-his-luck novelist Andrew Bell returns to New York from an African safari only to find himself the prey in someone else’s big game hunt. Bell must seek the help of an old friend in order to escape with his life.

    Prix : 18,00 €

    • Citizen Tom Paine

    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 12 h et 27 min
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    Among Howard Fast's historical fiction, Citizen Tom Paine - one of America's all-time best-sellers - occupies a special place, for it restored to a generation of readers the vision of Paine's revolutionary passion as the authentic roots of our national beginnings. Fast gives us "a vivid picture of Paine's mode of writing, idiosyncrasies, and character-generous, nobly unselfish, moody, often dirty, frequently drunken, a revolutionist by avocation" ( Library Journal).

    Prix : 24,71 €

    • Peekskill USA

    • Inside the Infamous 1949 Riots
    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 4 h et 45 min
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    Howard Fast's firsthand account of the infamous 1949 Peekskill riots, including historical documents, photos, and newspaper reports. In 1949, author Howard Fast found himself in the middle of a violent and terrifying anticommunist riot in Peekskill, New York. Fast was the master of ceremonies at a civil rights benefit concert featuring Paul Robeson, Pete Seeger, and others. But local newspapers stoked anticommunist anger, and the event was besieged by a mob armed with rocks, clubs, fence posts, and knives.

    Prix : 14,81 €

    • The Incredible Tito

    • Man of the Hour
    • De : Howard Fast
    • Lu par : Christopher Kipiniak
    • Durée : 1 h et 35 min
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    In 1944, there was still no united Yugoslavia, the Axis controlled most of Europe, and D-Day was only in the planning stages. In the Balkans, Tito was a beacon of hope against the advancing Nazis. He led a force of resistance fighters that bedeviled the occupying German army throughout Slavic regions and empowered people's committees to act as local government in all liberated areas. For observers on the political left, Tito seemed uniquely poised to unite the East and West against fascism - once and for all.

    Prix : 6,88 €

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