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Spotlight on Texas is a biannual cassette publication announcing the latest audio books produced by volunteers at the Talking Book Program Volunteer Recording Studio in Austin and at the Recording Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Midland. The audio version of "Spotlight on Texas" is distributed on request to Texans with disabilities who are registered to receive the Talking Book Program's free library service.

Since 1978, Talking Book volunteers have recorded thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles by Texas authors or about the history, culture, and people of the Lone Star state. Titles recorded include biographies, histories, westerns, romances, mysteries, self-help, and travel. More than ten new books are completed each month, offering an increasing variety of Texas topics from which to choose. In addition, volunteers record three Texas magazines: Texas Monthly, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and Texas Highways.

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Fiction

CRAZY QUILT

CT  06921

By PAULA G. PAUL, Narrated by CAREN BAKER, 1 cassette.

Cancer treatment has ravaged Flora Adams's body, not to mention her marriage and her spirit. She plans a visit with her aging aunt to recuperate, but a chance detour introduces her to Mac McIlhaney an old man who both aggravates and mesmerizes her. This detour turns into a labyrinth of emotions that seems to Flora to have as little cohesion as an old-fashioned crazy quilt. But what Flora discovers in the end is an oasis of healng that, like love, has turned up in the most unexpected places.

This book contains some profanity.

DANCING WITH LYNDON

CT  06883

By DONLEY WATT, Narrated by TED MCELROY, 1 cassette.

Living in a small, conservative and racist East Texas town in the early 1950's, Thomas Patterson, a stiff young criminal lawyer, is running for state district judge and hoping for endorsements from either the governor or young Lyndon Johnson, who's running for the senate. Mary Lee, Thomas's dreamy, restless wife, can't understand why she is so unhappy. And fourteen-year-old son Tommy is caught between his parents' conflicting unspoken demands and struggles to make his own way. Desires and ambitions come to a head at a barbeque where Lyndon Johnson is scheduled to speak.

This book contains some profanity.

DARK THICKET

CT  06885

By ELMER KELTON, Narrated by CAREN BAKER, 1 cassette.

Young Owen Danforth rides home to Texas as a wounded Confederate soldier, at a time when his home state is as savagely divided as his nation. As a grievously wounded America staggers toward the inevitable end of the Civil War, secessionist "home guard" and staunch Union loyalists fight their own bloody battles on a more local scale. For Owen, sick to death of fighting and yearning for peace and recuperation, his homecoming is bittersweet. And when his blood ties force him to choose a side in an unwinnable conflict, Owen begins to wonder if he will ever see peace in Texas again.

DEADBOLT

CT  06886

By JAY BRANDON, Narrated by ELAINE KARICKHOFF, 2 cassettes.

Grey Stanton once thrived in the hard-edged courts of criminal law. Now, on a lawyer's sabbatical, he's writing a book and spending the time he never had with his wife and child on their remote and peaceful Texas homestead - blissfully unaware that his idyllic world is soon to be brutally disrupted. It starts when a vivacious young woman, a student, stops by to ask him questions about an old case – an assault and robbery trial that Grey had lost and all but forgotten. Then he receives a series of bizarre visits from his former client, a dangerous man whose awkward words quickly turn menacing.

This book contains some profanity and violence.

DEATH OF THE RIVER MASTER: A TEXANA JONES MYSTERY #6

CT  06909

By ALLANA MARTIN, Narrated by SHERREE CRUMRINE, 2 cassettes.

For trading post owner Texana Jones, the Texas-Mexico border is home, a world apart ruled by the heat of the desert and the politics of two countries. But now, it's a personal nightmare of injustice and dread. Her veterinarian husband, Clay, has been accused of murder. The victim, a controversial bureaucrat known as the river master, was the man in charge of the region's scant water supply. Grimly aware of Mexico's corrupt legal system, Texana knows that despite her proof that Clay was nowhere near the murder scene, she must find out who wants to frame him and why. When another man is found dead, she thinks she knows.

This book contains some profanity and violence.

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE

CT  06881

By EVELYN PALFREY, Narrated by CAREN BAKER, 2 cassettes.

Bobbie Strickland, an Austin elementary school principal, didn't really believe ex-army officer Ray Caldwell was coming on to her. She wasn't a young girl anymore, and besides, she had bigger priorities than a relationship - such as fighting her own daughter in court for custody of her grandchild. Ray Caldwell had come back to Texas to heal, stunned by a divorce he never expected. Soon, he was entangled in Bobbie's life, increasingly worried about the violence surrounding her daughter, Darlene, who was caught up in a web of drug addiction and secrets.

This book contains some profanity and violence.

HOT BISCUITS: EIGHTEEN STORIES BY WOMEN AND MEN OF THE RANCHING WEST

CT  06882

By MAX EVANS, Narrated by JEANNE GUICHARD, 2 cassettes.

A collection of short stories by cowboys and cowgirls of the "real working West." Diverse tales of ranch hands, a horse trainer, and even murder have a few themes in common: hard work, survival among the elements, and homemade biscuits. Includes Jimbo Brewer's Spur Award-winner, "The Old Man." 2002.

 

GOD'S COUNTRY CLUB

CT  06356

By GAIL DONOHUE STOREY, Narrated by JULIE SHUEY, 2 cassettes.

Colleen Sweeney, a single librarian introduced in "The Lord's Motel" (CT 06355), may have found true love at last. Gabriel Benedict is a recently divorced emergency room doctor with wealthy parents in Fort Worth and a namesake two-year-old son. To test their commitment to each other, Colleen gives up her apartment to move into Gabriel's Houston condo complex, God's Country Club. Leaving her past behind, Colleen knows that for her, the biggest adjustment will be getting used to being happy. 

This book contains some strong language and descriptions of sex.

OLD BUZZARD HAD IT COMING: AN ALAFAIR TUCKER MYSTERY #1

CT  06867

By DONIS CASEY, Narrated by CINDY JOHNSON, 2 cassettes.

Alafair Tucker, a competent farmwife and sympathetic mother of nine, takes it in stride when twin daughter Phoebe brings handsome John Lee Day home. He's from the less prosperous neighboring farm, and his pa is a known drunk - as well as a wife and child beater. When Pa's corpse is found in the snow, Alafair, who helps the widow prepare the body, discovers that the man was shot. With John Lee as the prime suspect, she's afraid Phoebe may have been mixed up in murder too. Set in 1912 Oklahoma.

SECRET LOVE

CT  06889

By BRENDA S. JACKSON, Narrated by CAREN BAKER, 2 cassettes.

Stunningly successful actress Diamond Swain needs a peaceful place to hide out from the news-hungry press, a place like Whispering Pines. And yet from the moment she arrives at the remote Texas ranch, Diamond finds herself at odds with its rugged owner Jake Madaris - a man who challenges her to care about more than making it to the top. Jake doesn't have time to babysit some Hollywood starlet, until he comes face-to-face with beautiful, caring Diamond and is drawn into a whirlwind secret romance.

This book contains some strong language and explicit descriptions of sex.

STONEBROOK COTTAGE

CT  06880

By CARLA NEGGERS, Narrated by JANICE LANGLINAIS, 3 cassettes.

In the hopes of bringing some balance into her hectic life, high-powered defense attorney Kara Galway moves back to her childhood home in Texas after years of living in New England. But fate has something else in store. First, Kara's good friend and mentor, Connecticut governor Mike Parisi, dies under suspicious circumstances. Then the children of the new governor, Kara's best friend, show up unannounced at Kara's home in Austin. They are clearly terrified and hiding some- thing. And then there's Sam Temple, the Texas Ranger she can't believe she's fallen head over heels in love with.

This book contains some strong language, violence and explicit descriptions of sex.

SWEET VALLEY HIGH 1: DOUBLE LOVE

CT  06893

By FRANCINE PASCAL, Narrated by MARGARET STUART, 1 cassette.

Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are identical twins at Sweet Valley High. They're both popular, smart, gorgeous and they both have a crush on Todd Wilkins. Meet the Wakefield twins, their guys, and the rest of the gang at Sweet Valley High in this book that started the Sweet Valley phenomenon.

TALES OF OLD-TIME TEXAS

CT  02928

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by TED BUSHNELL, 2 cassettes.

A collection of folk-lore tales from old time Texas, this book includes the story of the wild woman of the Navidad and the headless horseman of the Mustangs, among others. Produced by Houston Taping for the Blind.

TO TAME A TEXAN'S HEART

CT  06887

By JODI THOMAS, Narrated by CINDY JOHNSON, 2 cassettes.

If ever there was a Texan born and bred, it has to be the man standing before lovely True McCormick whose success in writing dime novels about the Old West under the pen name Granite Westwind now poses a vexing dilemma. Seth Atherton fits the description of the non-existent Granite Westwind perfectly. When True's publisher insists that the heroic author he has never actually met tour Texas to promote the Westwind books, True hires Seth to play the part. Neither could know where this trail will lead. 

This book contains some violence and descriptions of sex.

WHEN OLD MEN DIE: A TRUMAN SMITH MYSTERY #3

CT  06888

By BILL CRIDER, Narrated by CINDY JOHNSON, 1 cassette.

Truman Smith is happily fishing off a Galveston pier when his friend Dino seeks him out and asks for some help: Outside Harry, an old-timer with connections to Dino's family, is missing. Smith doesn't want to have anything to do with it; the last time he looked for a missing person the outcome left something to be desired. But Dino has a way of being persuasive, and Tru promises to give it a day or two. When the first person he questions is murdered, and when he himself is shot at, Truman Smith is reminded of all the reasons he hates missing person cases. This book contains some violence.

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Nonfiction

BOB KLEBERG AND THE KING RANCH: A WORLDWIDE SEA OF GRASS

CT  05865

By JOHN CYPHER, Narrated by EV LUNNING, 2 cassettes.

A biography of quintessential Texas rancher Bob Kleberg and the story of the "sea of grass" that was the fabled King Ranch.  Written by a longtime assistant of Kleberg's, this biography tells the story of Kleberg's colorful lifestyle and international travels and offers an insider's view of life on the ranch.

CATTLE EMPIRE: THE FABULOUS STORY OF THE 3,000,000 ACRE XIT

CT  06471

By LEWIS NORDYKE, Narrated by DOROTHY BROWNING, 2 cassettes.

Using primary documents, Nordyke writes a history of the famous XIT ranch in the panhandle of Texas. In 1879, the 16th Texas Legislature appropriated 3 million acres of land to finance a new state Capitol building. The destruction of the old capitol building by fire on November 9, 1881, made construction of new building urgent and early in 1882 Mathias Schnell of Rock Island, Illinois, accepted the contract in return for the land.

This book contains some profanity.

CATTLE KINGS OF TEXAS

CT  03412

By C.L. DOUGLAS, Narrated by JEROME STONE, 2 cassettes.

The stories of the Texas cattle industry's leading men whose names are legendary in American folklore and history--Richard King, Martin de Leon, Shanghi Pierce and others.

COW PEOPLE

CT  04648

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by BOB SCHENKKAN, 2 cassettes.

The late historian has written a chronicle of the old-time Texas ranchers and their customs. Written in the natural rhythm of spoken language, it is an affectionate and nostalgic remembrance of the life he lived and those who lived it with him.

FAMOUS TEXAS FEUDS

CT  05418

By C.L. DOUGLAS, Narrated by FLOYD TRAVIS, 1 cassette.

A classic, first published in 1936. The author graphically tells the bloodstained story of the most important of the violent feuds that ravaged several Texas counties during the nineteenth century. Enduring historical value of Douglas' account is insured by analysis of the underlying causes of these feuds--psychological, racial, social, and economic.

This book contains some violence.

GENTLEMEN IN THE WHITE HATS: DRAMATIC EPISODES IN THE HISTORY OF THE

CT  05297

By C.L. DOUGLAS, Narrated by BOB SCHENKKAN, 1 cassette.

Subtitle: Dramatic Episodes in the History of the Texas Rangers

For over 150 years the Texas Rangers have been the policemen of Texas, famous for their relentless and courageous pursuit of wrongdoers. In 1934 C.L. Douglas wrote this popular account of the Rangers' achievements; this updated edition is a must for history buffs.

This book contains some violence.

HIGH PLAINS YESTERDAYS

CT  03942

By JOHN C. DAWSON, Narrated by MARGARET YOUNG, 2 cassettes.

The northernmost portion of the Texas Panhandle, the Dalhart High Plains, is best known for its cold weather and next for the 3,000,000-acre XIT Ranch. From about 1901 to 1939, the people living in the high plains witnessed and took part in its transition from a cattle raising empire to a cattle and farming empire. The author captures the personalities and characters of these people whom he observed in his formative years in Dalhart. He also brings alive the blizzards, sandstorms, droughts and the contrasting clear atmosphere, enormous skies and broad vistas for the reader.

I'LL TELL YOU A TALE

CT  04653

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by JANE WHYNAUGHT, 2 cassettes.

An anthology of the Texas folklorist's best writings – arranged topically into sections which speak for themselves: "The Longhorn Breed", "Mustangs and Mustangers", "The Saga of the Saddle", "Characters and Happenings of Long Ago", "Animals of the Wild", "In the Realms of Gold", and "Ironies".

IN HOSTILE SKIES: AN AMERICAN B42 PILOT IN WORLD WAR II

CT  06874

By JAMES M. DAVIS, Narrated by JACK HUFF, 2 cassettes.

North Texas military biography and memoir series 3. In his memoir, Davis describes training to fly the B42 and then arriving in Europe on D-Day in 1944 to take part in the last year of the war when the heaviest bombing took place. "A near-perfect example of the greatest generation."

KING RANCH

CT  00231

By TOM LEA, Narrated by DENNIS MAYES, 5 cassettes.

The hundred-year story of the greatest ranch in the world and the man who built it from scratch.

LEGENDS OF TEXAS

CT  03919

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by MARY JANE PRALL, 2 cassettes.

Legends of lost mines, the supernatural, pirates and pirate treasure collected by Texas' leading folklorist, who spent three years talking to people, riding on horseback into remote places and engaging in what he called the "joyful business of assembling the legends of the state of Texas."

MUSTANGS

CT  03987

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by MARGARET YOUNG, 2 cassettes.

Texas folklorist, writer and teacher brought thirty years of experience and considerable research to writing this history and folklore surrounding the wild horse in North America and its social and economic importance. The disappearance of the mustang coincided with the appearance of fences and the end of free land, free water and free transportation--the end of an era in the history of America.

Produced by Midland.

ONE RANGER: A MEMOIR

CT  06884

By H. JOAQUIN JACKSON, Narrated by EV LUNNING, 3 cassettes.

In this adventure-filled memoir, Joaquin Jackson recalls what it was like to be the Ranger who responded when riots threatened, violence erupted, and criminals needed to be brought to justice across a wide swath of the Texas-Mexico border from 1966 to 1993.

This book contains some profanity and violence.

QUEEN NAMED KING

CT  04798

By MARY VIRGINIA FOX, Narrated by LINDA GITTENS, 1 cassette.

A biography of Henrietta Chamberlain King, who helped build one of the world's largest cattle empires, the King Ranch in Texas.

RATTLESNAKES

CT  04904

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by CHRISTYN WISE, 1 cassette.

Dobie began systematically collecting rattlesnake lore many years ago, intending to put together a book. This collection is the result, and includes speculations, legends, even gossip about rattlesnakes. Besides accounts of the strange experiences human beings have had with them, Dobie offers tips on where to find them and how to act when you see one.

UP THE TRAIL FROM TEXAS

CT  03941

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by VIC ROGERS, 1 cassette.

In simple yet colorful prose, Dobie tells the story of life on the early cattle drives. He dispels the myth of cowboys as romantic figures "dressed in silk and silver." Instead, he introduces the reader to a number of men who drove herds from Texas to Kansas, demonstrating the variety in their personalities and describing their hardships and achievements.

Produced by Midland.

VAQUERO OF THE BRUSH COUNTRY

CT  03529

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by GEORGE CHUTE, 3 cassettes.

Using the simple narrative of an old cowboy's reminiscences, folklorist Dobie adds his knowledge of Texas history and range lore with the heroic figure of the vaquero, the Texan cowboy, as the central figure.  Considered a minor classic in Western Literature, this is an intimate and authentic depiction of the Southwest. Humor, pathos, adventure, hardships, pleasures, personal anecdotes, and historical facts are blended in the account.

VOICE OF THE COYOTE

CT  03488

By J. FRANK DOBIE, Narrated by GEORGE CHUTE, 3 cassettes.

Collection of scientific facts, true stories, and folklore about the coyote based on the author's thirty years of study and observation as well as his conversations with trappers, ranchers, shepherds, and other men who have lived close to this animal. He discusses their environments and adds a few legends and stories to make a delightful book.

XIT RANCH OF TEXAS AND THE EARLY DAYS OF THE LLANO ESTACADO

CT  03564

By JAMES EVETTS HALEY, Narrated by JACK GAZZALE, 2 cassettes.

Formed in the eighteen-eighties, the XIT ranch became the largest single operation in the cow country of the Old West and covered more than three million acres, all fenced.  The state of Texas granted the land to the Capitol Freehold Land and Investment Company of Chicago in exchange for funds to erect the state capitol building in Austin. This is the story of the ranch and its role in the history of Texas. Produced by Midland.

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Énfasis en Texas - Agosto del 2008

Énfasis en Texas es un boletín semestral donde se anuncia los libros más recientes grabados por los voluntarios del estudio de Programa de Libros que Hablan en Austin y en la Biblioteca de Grabar para Ciegos y Discapacitados en Midland. Personas discapacitadas pueden recibir este casete gratis si están inscritos en el Programa de Libros que Hablan.

Desde 1978, voluntarios del Programa de Libros que Hablan, han grabado miles de libros de ficción y no ficción por autores texanos, o que tratan de la historia, cultura y gente del estado de la estrella solitaria. De los libros grabados en sus títulos se incluyen biografías, historias, libros del oeste, romances, de misterio, autoayuda y de viajes. Cada mes se graban diez libros nuevos ofreciéndole una incrementada variedad de temas texanos para escoger.

Para pedir los libros indicados, llame a un consultante de lectura al 1-800-252-9605, o en Austin al 463-5458. Un contestador automático esta disponible fuera de horario y los fines de semana, para solicitar libros o dejar mensajes. Cuando deje mensajes diga su nombre completo y su numero de cliente (si lo conoce) con claridad. Incluya también el numero CT y el título del libro de cada pedido. También se pueden solicitar libros por correo electrónico en: tbp.services@tsl.texas.gov. Los libros especificados en este boletín pueden ser solicitados cuando gusten.

Anote los títulos y números de los libros que desea pedir y llámenos a cualquier hora con su pedido.

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ANTIGUO CAMINO (ANCIENT HIGHWAY)

CT  05424

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por MARIA GONZALEZ, 2 casetes.

La carretera antigua de Quebec es el camino viajado por varios carácteres en esta novela occidental de amor y heroísmo.

BARI, HIJO DE KAZAN (BAREE, SON OF KAZAN)

CT  05430

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por JUAN LUJAN, 2 casetes.

El perro de lobo hermoso Bari se hace el guarda fiel para una muchacha jóven en las regiones inexploradas de Canadá del norte. Su inteligencia y fiereza son probadas por un hombre sin escrúpulos, el jefe poderoso político y el agente de Lac-Bain. La acción y el paisaje son descritos con la habilidad igual entre la poesía y el misterio de los grandes bosques.

BOSQUE EN LLAMAS (FLAMING FOREST)

CT  05425

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por JUAN LUJAN, 2 casetes.

Extracte no Disponible.

BUSCADORES DE ORO (GOLD HUNTERS)

CT  05420

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 2 casetes.

Dos carácteres de uno de los trabajos más tempranos de Curwood reaparecen en esta historia de aventura que ocurre en una región inexplorada de Canadá.

CAZADORES DE LOBOS (WOLF HUNTERS)

CT  05419

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por JUAN LUJAN, 2 casetes.

Extracte no Disponible.

CAZADOR NEGRO (BLACK HUNTER)

CT  05428

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 3 casetes.

Extracte no Disponible.

CENTELLA (SWIFT LIGHTNING)

CT  05423

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por JUAN LUJAN, 2 casetes.

En la tradición de otras historias de James Curwood, el protagonista es un animal que vive en el páramo canadiense. "Centella" es medio lobo y perro de mitad, y él se encuentra queriendo estar alrededor de la gente. En hacer esto, él tiene que rechazar los paquetes de los perros feroces que lo ven como un enemigo.

FELIPE STEELE (STEELE OF THE ROYAL MOUNTED)

CT  05426

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por JUAN LUJAN, 2 casetes.

Esto es una historia de aventura sobre un joven de Chicago, hijo de un banquero rico, que abandona la vida fácil debido a un romance ido mal. Él se alista en la Policía Real Montada en Canadá y acepta una misión difícil y aventurada.

FUERA DE LA LEY (OUTSIDE THE LAW)

CT  05432

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por JUAN LUJAN, 2 casetes.

Una historia de luchas e intriga, de trampas peligrosas y aventura donde tanto el Hombre como la Naturaleza son protagonistas.

HANK EL PERRO VAQUERO 1: LAS VERDADERAS AVENTURAS DE HANK EL PERRO

CT  05345

Por JOHN R. ERICKSON, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.

Hank el perro vaquero, el Jefe de la Seguridad de Rancho, falsamente es acusada de matar uno de los pollos del rancho. Amargo sobre esta acusación injusta, Hank abandona(deja) el rancho y se une con una cinta de coyotes. El primer libro en la serie de Hank el perro vaquero.

[Translation of:  BR 10558, CR 01223, CT 03595]

HANK EL PERRO VAQUERO 2: LAS NUEVAS AVENTURAS DE HANK EL PERRO

CT  05344

Por JOHN R. ERICKSON, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.

Hank el perro vaquero casi pierde su trabajo como el Jefe de la Seguridad de Rancho cuando él desarrolla un caso de Ojo-Crosserosis. La segunda aventura en la serie de Hank el perro vaquero

 [Translation of: CT 04502]

HANK EL PERRO VAQUERO 3: ES UNA VIDA DE PERROS

CT  05349

Por JOHN R. ERICKSON, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.

Engañado en tener un alto concepto viene a un final, Hank termina en la ciudad para algunas aventuras más. La tercera aventura en la serie de Hank el perro vaquero.

[Translation of: CT 04626]

HANK EL PERRO VAQUERO  4: ASESINATO EN LOS PASTIZALES

CT  05342

Por JOHN R. ERICKSON, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.

Cuándo un becerro es asesinado, Hank el perro vaquero astuto y Jefe de la Seguridad de Rancho, persigue una cuadrilla de perros salvajes y un clan de coyotes para encontrar al asesino! La cuarta aventura en la serie de Hank el perro vaquero.

HOMBRE DE ALASKA (LAST FRONTIER)

CT  05421

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por MARIA GONZALEZ, 2 casetes.

Esta historia es puesta en Alaska y concierne la relación entre Alan Holt y Mary Standish.

HONOR DEL DESIERTO BLANCO (HONOR OF THE BIG SNOWS)

CT 05427


Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por ANA MARIA TALAVERA, 2 casetes.

Ambientado en un nevado bosque canadiense, esta es una historia de un joven que se enamora de una muchacha que él ayudó a criar - le enseño música, como leer, etc.

KAZAN, PERRO LOBO (KAZAN, WOLF DOG)

CT 05429

Por James OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por JUAN LUJAN, 2 casetes.

Kazan es una mezcla de husky y lobo macho que siente el amor, el odio, y la cólera como si fuera humano. El bosque misterioso de Canadá del norte - con su serenidad y sus sangrientas luchas de supervivencia, sus sonidos y olores, su majestuosa libertad áspera- es el marco para las aventuras de Kazan y su amo. Es también donde Kazan encuentra la loba cana, que él empieza amar.

NOMADAS DEL NORTE (WANDERERS OF THE NORTH)

CT 05431

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por ANA MARIA TALAVERA, 2 casetes.

En esta historia de aventura, las vidas de un cachorro y un oso cachorro se entrelazan y juntos aprenden los caminos del bosque. Cada cuando son separados, pero el destino siempre los junta.

RETRATO (COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONE)

CT 05422


Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por MARIA GONZALEZ, 3 casetes.

David Raine abandona Nueva York después de que descubre que su esposa lo ha engañado. A bordo un tren él encuentra una fotografía de una joven hermosa. El misterio de esta imagen abre un período de aventuras nuevas para David.

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EN EL PAIS DE JESÚS (IN THE LAND OF JESUS)

CT 05463


Por JUAN MAIRA LUMBRERAS, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 2 casetes.

El autor relata sus experiencias de viajes en la Tierra Santa. Descripciones detalladas de las ciudades y sitios que él visitó dejan al lector con el deseo de caminar sobre el mismo suelo donde Jesucristo dio sermones y realizó milagros.

DICHOS MEXICANOS: TESORO DE UN PUEBLO (MEXICAN SAYINGS: THE TREASURE OF A PEOPLE)

CT 05352

Por OCTAVIO A. BALLESTEROS, Narrado por WOODY HATFIELD, 1 casete.

400 aforismos juntados a través de entrevistas con diversos ciudadanos mexicanos y mexico-americanos. Los refranes y introducción son ofrecidos en inglés e español para ser disfrutados por los parlantes de ambos idiomas.

UNA COLECCION DE ENSAYOS

(WEEDEE PEEPO: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS)

CT  05411

Por ANTONIO JOSE BURCIAGA, Narrado por CARLOS VIGIL, 2 casetes.

Una colección bilingüe de los ensayos que son partes iguales comentario social y humor. Algunos han aparecido en Texas Monthly, otros en el Hispanic Link News Service. El autor ve con los ojos de un reportero y escribe con la pluma de un artista, haciendo a la gente - igualmente Latinoamericanos y no latinoamericanos - reír. Su objetivo es romper las barreras de incomprensión que existen entre nuestras dos culturas.

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