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    • Dreamland

    • The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
    • Written by: Sam Quinones
    • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated Portsmouth, as it has hundreds of small rural towns and suburbs across America - addiction like no other the country has ever faced. How that happened is the riveting story of Dreamland.

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    • By Gord on 2019-03-06
    • The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
    • Written by: Sam Quinones
    • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 2015-04-21
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 13 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Fidel Castro

    • In His Own Words
    • Written by: Alex Moore
    • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From revolutionary to Cold War adversary, Fidel Castro was one of the world's most controversial leaders and perhaps its most enduring. As Cuba's president for nearly 50 years, Castro's influential leadership captivated allies and enemies alike. By virtue of passionate oration and committed sense of purpose - good or bad - Castro kept the Cuban people devoted and the world enthralled.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Whatever Happened to the Metric System?

    • How America Kept Its Feet
    • Written by: John Bemelmans Marciano
    • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The American standard system of measurement is a unique and odd thing to behold with its esoteric, inconsistent standards: 12 inches in a foot, three feet in a yard, 16 ounces in a pound, 100 pennies to the dollar. For something as elemental as counting and estimating the world around us, it seems like a confusing tool to use. So how did we end up with it? Most of the rest of the world is on the metric system, and for a time in the 1970s America appeared ready to make the switch.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40