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    • Gulp

    • Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
    • Written by: Mary Roach
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Best-selling author Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we carry around inside. Roach takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: The questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and every bit as surreal as the universe of zero gravity explored in Packing for Mars. Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn’t the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts?

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    • Amazing book

    • By Linda on 2018-11-18
    • Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
    • Written by: Mary Roach
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 2013-04-02
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 42.33

    • Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen

    • Written by: Lili‘uokalani
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1893, Liliuokalani, the Queen of Hawaii, was deposed and five years later her nation became an incorporated territory of the United States. Published shortly after these momentous events, her book Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen is an incredibly personal history of the islands that she was born to rule. Liliuokalani covers from her birth in 1838 through the reigns of her forebears to her own turbulent time as Queen of the Hawaiian Islands.  

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Women in Clothes

    • Written by: Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton, and others
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Karen Sepulveda, Keisha Zollar, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A book unlike any other, Women in Clothes is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities - famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old - on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives. It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than 50 questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal style.

    Price: CDN$ 39.44

    • Those Who Wander

    • America's Lost Street Kids
    • Written by: Vivian Ho
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Those Who Wander, Vivian Ho delves deep into a rising subculture that’s changing the very fabric of her city and all of urban America. Moving beyond the disheartening statistics, she gives voices to these young people - victims of abuse, failed foster care, mental illness, and drug addiction. She also doesn’t ignore the threat they pose to themselves and to others as a dangerous dark side emerges. With alarming urgency, she asks what can be done to save the next generation of America’s vagabond youth. 

    Price: CDN$ 31.32

    • A Thousand Miles to Freedom

    • My Escape from North Korea
    • Written by: Sebastien Falletti, Eunsun Kim
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eunsun Kim was born in North Korea, one of the most secretive and oppressive countries in the modern world. As a child, Eunsun loved her country...despite her school field trips to public executions, daily self-criticism sessions, and the increasing gnaw of hunger as the countrywide famine escalated. By the time she was 11 years old, Eunsun's father and grandparents had died of starvation, and Eunsun too was in danger of starving. Finally her mother decided to escape North Korea with Eunsun and her sister.

    Price: CDN$ 32.41

    • Impossible Subjects

    • Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America
    • Written by: Mae M. Ngai
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book traces the origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in US immigration policy - a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the 20th century.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • The Hundred-Year Walk

    • An Armenian Odyssey
    • Written by: Dawn Anahid MacKeen
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah, Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the heart of the Ottoman Empire as World War I rages, Stepan Miskjian's world becomes undone. He is separated from his family as they are swept up in the government's mass deportation of Armenians into internment camps. Gradually realizing the unthinkable - that they are all being driven to their deaths - he fights, through starvation and thirst, not to lose hope.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • The Age of Dignity

    • Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America
    • Written by: Ai-jen Poo
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of 85 - more than double today's five million - and living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component to restoring the American dream and, as Ai-Jen Poo convincingly argues, will generate millions of new jobs and breathe new life into our national ideals of independence, justice, and dignity.

    Price: CDN$ 32.41

    • We Are Here to Stay

    • Voice of Undocumented Young Adults
    • Written by: Susan Kuklin
    • Narrated by: Almarie Guerra, Scott Merriman, Timothy Andrés Pabon, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
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    Meet nine courageous young adults who have lived in the United States with a secret for much of their lives: they are not U.S. citizens. They came from Colombia, Mexico, Ghana, Independent Samoa, and Korea. They came seeking education, fleeing violence, and escaping poverty. All have heartbreaking and hopeful stories about leaving their homelands and starting a new life in America. And all are weary of living in the shadows.

    Price: CDN$ 31.32