New Audiobooks

June 21, 2011

June 21, 2011
Annotations from Midwest Tapes
 
Bird Cloud
Annie Proulx
Highlighting the serene Wyoming landscape and its rich heritage, Annie Proulx, author of The Shipping News, chronicles living in the Cowboy State. ‘Bird Cloud’ is the name Proulx gave to the 640-acre land she fell in love with on her first visit. This work of nonfiction follows Proulx as she builds a house from the ground up.
 
The Final Storm
Jeff Shaara
After the invasion of Normandy in Europe, the United States is ready for an all-out assault on the Japanese in the Pacific. Okinawa is the only thing standing between the Americans and a full-scale invasion of mainland Japan. Private Clay Adams is champing at the bit to earn his share of the glory, while Admiral Chester Nimitz must unite a rival army, General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. has a reputation to live up to, and General Mitsura Ushijima prepares Japan’s defenses.
 
The Finkler Question
Howard Jacobson
Despite living opposite lives, old school pals Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler continue to stay in contact with each other as well as their old teacher, Libor Sevcik. One night, the trio gets together to relive the good times, but when the night comes to a shocking close for Julian, he begins to see things very differently.
 
Liberty Defined
Ron Paul
Dr. Ron Paul, a twelve-term congressman from Texas who ran for president in 2008, maps out the 50 most pressing issues facing America today. Here, Paul reveals why listeners must act with disregard for the state’s indifference to the issues and cooperate together to make their own lives while returning the country to its core principles.
 
Out of Control
Mary Connealy
Julia Gilliland has always been interested in the natural world around her. Rafe Kincaid has spent years keeping his family’s cattle ranch going, all without help from his two younger brothers, who fled the ranch as soon as they were able. Rafe is more intrigued by Julia than any woman he’s ever known, but when his developing relationship with Julia threatens his chance at reconciliation with his brothers, will he be forced to choose?
 
Compiled by Darren Nelson
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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