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Author: Daniel Beer | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: January 03, 2017
Winner of the Cundill History Prize 

A visceral, hundred-year history of the vast Russian penal colony.

It was known as 'the vast prison without a roof.' From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the Russian Revolution, the tsars exiled more than one million prisoners and their families beyond the Ural Mountains to Siberia.
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Author: Shaka Senghor | Narrator: Shaka Senghor
Release Date: March 08, 2016
New York Times bestseller from a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100. 

An unforgettable memoir of redemption and second chances amidst America's mass incarceration epidemic. 

Shaka Senghor was raised in a middle class neighborhood on Detroit’s east side during the height of the 1980s crack epidemic.
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Author: Avi Steinberg | Narrator: Dustin Rubin
Release Date: October 19, 2010

Avi Steinberg is stumped. After defecting from yeshiva to Harvard, he has only a senior thesis essay on Bugs Bunny to show for his effort. While his friends and classmates advance in the world, he remains stuck at a crossroads, unable to meet the lofty expectations of his Orthodox Jewish upbringing.

$22.50
ISBN: 9780307876423
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Author: Wilbert Rideau | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: April 27, 2010
From Wilbert Rideau, the award-winning journalist who spent forty-four years in Louisiana prisons working against unimaginable odds to redeem himself, the story of a remarkable life. a crime, its punishment, and ultimate triumph.

After killing a woman in a moment of panic following a botched bank robbery, Rideau, denied a fair trial, was improperly sentenced to death at the age of nineteen.
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Author: John Grisham | Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris
Release Date: April 01, 2008

In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A’s, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory.
Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits—drinking, drugs, and women.
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Author: D. Graham Burnett | Narrator: D. Graham Burnett
Release Date: September 11, 2001
Jury duty happens to everyone. When the call came to Graham Burnett, a young historian, he had a shock in store. A Trial by Jury is his startling account of how performing this familiar civic duty challenged him in ways he never thought possible and turned into one of the most consuming experiences of his life.
$12.95
ISBN: 9780375420412
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