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Where the Deer and the Antelope Play Cover
Author: Nick Offerman | Narrator: Nick Offerman
Release Date: November 09, 2021
A humorous and rousing set of literal and figurative sojourns as well as a mission statement about comprehending, protecting, and truly experiencing the outdoors, fueled by three journeys undertaken by actor, humorist, and New York Times bestsel...
Where the Deer and the Antelope Play Cover
Author: Winifred Gallagher | Narrator: Blair Seibert
Release Date: July 20, 2021
A riveting history of the American West told for the first time through the pioneering women who used the challenges of migration and settlement as opportunities to advocate for their rights, and transformed the country in the processBetween 1840 and...
Author: Liz Brown | Narrator: Bronson Pinchot and Liz Brown
Release Date: May 18, 2021
"Twilight Man is biography, romance, and nonfiction mystery, carrying with it the bite of fiction." -- Los Angeles Review of Books“In Twilight Man, Liz Brown uncovers a noir fairytale, a new glimpse into the opulent Gilded Age empire of the Cla...
Author: DJ Waldie | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: May 11, 2021
Bestselling author and beloved chronicler of Los Angeles D.J. Waldie reconsiders the city in a collection of contemporary essays.Becoming Los Angeles, a new collection by the author of the acclaimed memoir Holy Land, blends history, memory, and ...
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Author: Peter Lunenfeld | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: August 11, 2020
An engaging account of the uniquely creative spirit and bustling cultural ecology of contemporary Los AngelesHow did Los Angeles start the 20th century as a dusty frontier town and end up a century later as one of the globe's supercities - with unpar...
Author: Jon Mooallem | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: March 24, 2020
The thrilling, cinematic story of a community shattered by disaster—and the extraordinary woman who helped pull it back together“A powerful, heart-wrenching book, as much art as it is journalism.”—The Wall Street Journal ...
Author: Steve Inskeep | Narrator: Steve Inskeep
Release Date: January 14, 2020
Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple John C. Fr&e...
Author: Christopher Ketcham | Narrator: Christopher Ketcham
Release Date: July 16, 2019
A hard-hitting look at the battle now raging over the fate of the public lands in the American West--and a plea for the protection of these last wild placesThe public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, st...
Author: Mark Arax | Narrator: Mark Arax
Release Date: May 21, 2019
A vivid, searching journey into California's capture of water and soil—the epic story of a people's defiance of nature and the wonders, and ruin, it has wroughtMark Arax is from a family of Central Valley farmers, a writer with deep ties to the...
Author: Shawn Levy | Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Release Date: May 07, 2019
Since 1929, Hollywood’s brightest stars have flocked to the Chateau Marmont as if it were a second home. An apartment building-turned-hotel, the Chateau has been the backdrop for generations of gossip and folklore: where director Nicholas Ray s...
Author: John F. Ross | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: July 03, 2018
“A convincing case for Powell’s legacy as a pioneering conservationist.”--The Wall Street Journal"A bold study of an eco-visionary at a watershed moment in US history."--NatureA timely, thrilling account of the explorer who dared to...
Author: Gary Krist | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: May 15, 2018
From bestselling author Gary Krist, the story of the metropolis that never should have been and the visionaries who dreamed it into reality Little more than a century ago, the southern coast of California—bone-dry, harbor-less, isolated by...