Spotlight on Texas Audio Books - July 2007


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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.

If you would like to receive an audio cassette copy of "Spotlight on Texas," please contact the Talking Book Program through the phone numbers, e-mail address, postal address, or fax number listed at the bottom of this page.

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Fiction

ADVENTURES IN THE ARTS: MYSTERY OF THE GOOEY, GREY GLOB


CT 6820

By MIKE BUNDLIE, Narrated by DIANNA DORMAN, 1 cassette.


Josh, Katie and Tina had never heard of the Academy of Reality Twisted Slightly until one summer day when each of them solves a riddle that starts their fantastic journey into the world of the arts. Like a dream come true, they find themselves in a land where art comes to life before their very eyes and where their abilities are limited only by their imagination. When a mysterious Grey Glob threatens to consume their new school and all of the students inside it, Josh, Katie, and Tina must gather their courage and face off against this unstoppable menace.

BALAAM GIMBLE'S GUMPTION


CT 6832

By MIKE NICHOLS, Narrated by DICK COLLINS, 1 cassette.


When part-time handyman and full-time eccentric Balaam Gimble discovers a health-giving mineral spring on his rural land near the small Texas town of Willoughby, townspeople think that they have found a recipe for economic revival: Just add water. The way they see it, all that Balaam has to do is sell his land to a developer who has promised to build an upscale mineral spring resort. The way Balaam sees it, all that he has to do is summon the gumption to resist the pressure of community opinion, the temptation of sudden wealth, and a campaign of terror by a misguided masseur in order to prevent properity from ruining a way of life for himself and for Willoughby. To preserve the status quo, Balaam is not above using guile, tenacity, and exploding cow chips.

BEAD ON TROUBLE: A KITZI CAMDEN MYSTERY


CT 6822

By SMITH BARBARA BURNETT, Narrated by PAT COLEMAN, 2 cassettes.


Meet Kitzi Camden, former stateswoman. When she retired, Kitzi dreamed of doing what she loves best - beading. She certainly didn't plan to try her hand at amateur sleuthing. But lately, trouble seems to find her wherever she goes - even deep into the woods. When a young beader is killed at a beading retreat, Kitzi is faced with almost as many suspects as there are beads in her bag.

BLACK JACK POINT: A JUDGE WHIT MOSLEY MYSTERY #2


CT 6827

By JEFF ABBOTT, Narrated by MARY BARR, 1 cassette.


They found Whit Mosley's missing friends at Black Jack Point - dead and buried, along with bones and relics from a legendary past. When Whit opens an inquest into the murders, he's plunged into a shadowy world of ruthless treasure hunters, double-crossing tycoons, and money-hungry sharks - all chasing a long-lost fortune in emeralds and gold. His only ally, Claudia Salazar, is kidnapped at sea and held hostage. To survive, both Claudia and Whit must stay one step ahead of a desperate killer. (#2 in the series)

BODY FROM IPANEMA: A TONY KOZOL MYSTERY


CT 6817

By J.R.RIPLEY, Narrated by RIC FURLEY, 2 cassettes.


It's Carnaval time in Rio de Janeiro and Tony Kozol's been invited. Working for Luis Angel, a young Latin pop-singing sensation with an eye for the ladies, journeyman guitarist and amateur detective Tony packs his bags and heads south. Tony and his bass-playing sidekick, Rock, want nothing more than to bask in the sun along the famed beaches of Ipanema while reveling in the rhythms of Brazilian music and the beauty of the Brazilian women. But love is in the air and murder in around the next corner. This book contains some sex, profanity, and violence.

COMANCHE ROSE


CT 6815

By ANITA MILLS, Narrated by NANCY VANHEMERT, 2 cassettes.


Comanches killed Annie Bryce's husband and kidnapped Annie and her four-year-old daughter, Susannah. After three years of captivity Annie is rescued and, with help from former Texas Ranger Hap Walker, returns to her San Saba County farm. But she will never abandon her vow to find and reclaim her child. She knows only one man with the skill and courage to help her - Hap Walker. Hap agrees to search for Susannah but refuses Annie's offer of money. Annie must marry him - that is the only payment he will accept. Some descriptions of sex.

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CONSPIRACY.COM


CT 6829

By R.J. PINEIRO, Narrated by STACI THOMPSON, 1 cassette.


In this cyberspeed thriller, a young high-tech exec and his banker wife join forces with a fortyish female FBI agent to take on a ruthless killer. Mike Ryan is lured to Austin with a great job offer at SoftCorp, a high-tech software company whose sole client is the IRS. Meanwhile FBI agent Karen Frost uncovers corruption in the company that leads all the way to Washington DC. Mika and Karen must work together through the worldwide Web to solve a couple of murders before they become the next victims. This book contains some sex and profanity.

DAUGHTERS OF MEMORY


CT 5501

By JANIS ARNOLD, Narrated by JEANNE GUICHARD, 3 cassettes.


In this debut novel, the author examines a family through the memories of its two daughters. The Richards of Molly's Point, Texas, had a certain stature in their small rural community, as well as some terrible family secrets. Claire Louise escaped, running away at 16 with her boyfriend; Macy Rose stayed. In alternating chapters, the sisters tell their stories of rivalry and coping, of the high cost of keeping up appearances. This book contains some profanity.

DEAD MAN'S BONES: A CHINA BAYLES MYSTERY #14


CT 6825

By SUSAN WITTIG ALBERT, Narrated by SHERREE CRUMINE, 2 cassettes.


China Bayles already has her hands full balancing her job, her family, and her friends' romantic entanglements. Then her teenage son finds some skeletal remains during a local cave dig - remains from a not-so-distant, not-so-accidental death. This disturbing development doesn't distract China from happier events, like the opening of an new community theater donated by the elderly Obermann sisters. Unfortunately, haughty Jane Obermann has insisted that the first production be her own play about the Obermann family's aristocratic history. But the premiere party ends abruptly when a ne'er-do-well handyman with a grudge against the sisters is shot dead by Jane while breaking into the Obermann estate.

DILLY OF A DEATH: A CHINA BAYLES MYSTERY #13


CT 6821

By SUSAN WITTIG ALBERT, Narrated by DENISE JOHNSON, 2 cassettes.


China Bayles is in a pickle. The daughter of her best friend Ruby has turned up on her doorstep, pregnant and in need of a place to live. And her otherwise sensible husband McQuaid has announced that he's bored with teaching - he wants to try his hand as a private detective. His first client is Phoebe the Pickle Queen, owner of the biggest little pickle business in Texas. According to Phoebe, her plant manager is embezzling, and she wants McQuaid to "follow the money." Meanwhile, Pecan Springs is hosting the annual Picklefest and this year China and Ruby are on the planning committee.

END OF THE LINE: CODY'S LAW BOOK 7


CT 5502

By MATTHEW S.HART, Narrated by JACK HUFF, 2 cassettes.


When a Texas and Pacific train jumps the rail near the quiet town of Terrell, it's soon apparent that the bloody incident was no accident. Someone deliberately pulled the spikes on that section of track, and it's up to Texas Ranger Sam Cody to find out who. This book contains some profanity and violence.

FINDING YOU


CT 6828

By CARLA NEGGERS, Narrated by PAUL KLEMPERER, 1 cassette.


Vermont newspaper editor Cozie Hawthorne was shocked at the money she made when her book of Yankee cracker-barrel wisdom hit the bestseller lists. Daniel Foxworth, renegade son of the Texas oil Foxworths, specialized in putting out fires. At least he did until someone sabotaged his helicopter and darn near killed him. His major suspect was Cozie Hawthorne's brother Seth. His major problem was that his suspect's sister had gotten under his skin. This book contains some sex, and profanity.

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FREE BIRD


CT 6833

By GREG GARRETT, Narrated by BILL MCLEAN, 1 cassette.


Clay Forester, an ex-lawyer, travels from his small North Carolina hometown to New Mexico to attend his father's funeral. When Clay learns that his father, an artist living in Santa Fe, has just died, he is shocked, believing his absent dad had died a long time ago. The road trip comes with plenty of twists and turns, starting when the softhearted hero picks up a three-legged dog, then a hitchhiking Bible-thumper trying to make it back to California for his wife's surgery, and finally a troubled stripper with her young son in tow. A story told with humor and compassion. This book contains heavy profanity.

FRONTIER LADY: LONE STAR LEGACY, VOLUME 1


CT 5779

By JUDITH PELLA, Narrated by STEPHANIE MURPHY, 3 cassettes.


Deborah grows up in Virginia, but the Civil War takes a toll on her family and friends, and so she joins the Stoners, distant relatives, in Texas. She is supposed to marry Leonard Stoner, a young man set to inherit a fortune. Deborah ignores the warnings of her friends who advise her to flee Texas at her first chance, and now she stands accused of murder. Prequel to "Stoner's Crossing" (RC 41789).

GRINGA


CT 5498

By SANDRA SCOFIELD, Narrated by JANICE LATHIN, 2 cassettes.


This is a novel about Abilene Painter, a young woman from Texas who is a study in pathological passivity--she's never thought she had real choices. It is 1968, in Mexico City, a time of student uprisings and massive demonstrations. Abilene is drawn out of her apathy toward an unknown future. Explicit descriptions of sex, strong language and violence.

INDIGO DYING: A CHINA BAYLES MYSTERY #11


CT 6823

By SUSAN WITTIG ALBERT, Narrated by NANCY SHAW, 2 cassettes.


The tiny town of Indigo, Texas, is the perfect setting for China to teach a "Colors to Dye For" workshop. With artists flocking to the countryside in growing numbers, Indigo is coming back to life. Only one person stands in the way of the town's revival: longtime resident Casey Ford, who has decided to sell his profitable mining rights. Once the deal is done, Indigo will be dead and buried. But when Ford winds up dead himself - from a shotgun blast - China, along with her best friend, Ruby, embark on their own investigation into the murder.

INNOCENT DARKNESS


CT 5509

By EDWARD R.F. SHEEHAN, Narrated by TOM FAIRBROTHER, 2 cassettes.


This quirky parable of a modern-day St. Francis Assisi is set in the border region between Texas and Mexico. When the wealthy Adrian Northwood loses his wife and son in a car accident, he flees the North and creates a refuge for undocumented immigrants at the border. This is the story of his engagement in a world so close to the U.S. but alien in countless, not always tangible ways. Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language.

LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE OF MICKEY ACUNA


CT 5771

By DAGOBERTO GILB, Narrated by JANICE LATHIN, 2 cassettes.


Mickey Acuna is staying at the YMCA in El Paso because he needs an address where he can get mail. He is waiting for a check. But as the weeks go by and the check doesn't come, Mickey takes on odd jobs, finally ending up as the desk clerk at the YMCA. He then learns someone is tampering with the mail, and he soon suspects imminent disaster. This book contains some profanity.

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MAGNIFICENT JALOPY


CT 6826

By JOHN TOMERLIN, Narrated by ELAINE KARICKHOFF, 1 cassette.


Three boys who anticipated a dull summer find themselves involved in a thousand-mile race in a restored jalopy. How the boys keep their 1930 Packard on the road in competition with a 1954 Ford shows surprising ingenuity and makes for a witty and entertaining story right up to the finish line.

MEANWHILE BACK AT THE RANCH


CT 6830

By KINKY FRIEDMAN, Narrated by CAROL ESLER, 1 cassette.


In this 15th entry in this series, the author's compassion for the underdog and love of animals are clear. Kinky has three cases to handle and he has catalogued them with the names of the Three Stooges. "Larry" involves a missing autistic boy who speaks only one word, "Moe" concerns a serial killer, and finally there's "Curly," which focuses n the disappearance of a three-legged cat named Lucky. Lucky is of great sentimental value to Kinky's cousin Nancy, who helps run the Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch (a real place), where unwanted animals are allowed to live out their lives. This book contains some profanity.

SISTER CARRIE


CT 5768

By LAUREN FAIRBANKS, Narrated by TONIE ROQUE, 2 cassettes.


In this surreal roller-coaster of a book, Fairbanks, who lives in Plano, asks what might have happened to Dreiser's heroine had she come of age in the 1990s rather than the 1880s. Experimental fiction. Contains strong language, violence, and explicit descriptions of sex.

SONG OF THE BUFFALO BOY


CT 5497

By SHERRY GARLAND, Narrated by JANICE LATHIN, 1 cassette.


Texas author Garland has worked extensively with Vietnamese immigrants and wrote this novel to show how a war goes on affecting lives for many years after it is over. Garland also wanted to show that the women and children suffer the most; her heroine is 17-year-old Loi, whose quest is to find her mysterious American father and a better life.

THOSE OTHER PEOPLE


CT

By MARY KING O'DONNELL, Narrated by RUTH BORINSTEIN, 2 cassettes.


A novel set in New Orleans, Louisiana just after World War II.

TRACK OF THE CAT: AN ANNA PIGEON MYSTERY


CT 5507

By NEVADA BARR, Narrated by THERESE EAST, 2 cassettes.


The author, a Park Ranger herself, has the inside knowledge needed to create an authentic West Texas setting for this murder mystery. When Park Ranger Anna Pigeon finds the body of another female Ranger, she alone refuses to believe that a cougar killed her. Anna finds conflicts abound among ranchers, rangers, hunters and conservationists as she looks for a human murderer. This book contains some profanity and violence.

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WAY TO SOMEWHERE


CT 6824

By ANGIE DAY, Narrated by JULIETTE SCALO, 2 cassettes.


This novel traces Taylor Jessup's odyssey as she moves from teenager to woman, with equal parts awkwardness, conflict, and resolve. Tough, street-smart, and mouthy, Taylor has always been the kind of girl who knows exactly how life should be. But it seems the world around her won't cooperate - she keeps getting involved with the wrong friends, the wrong older man, even the wrong Mr. Right. Her relationship with her family is downright dysfunctional - while her mother is a holdover from the 1950s, her father embraces the go-go 1970s with abandon. This book contains some sex, and profanity.

WHERE THE BROKEN HEART STILL BEATS: THE STORY OF CYNTHIA ANN PARKER


CT 5496

By CAROLYN MEYER, Narrated by JEANNE GUICHARD, 1 cassette.


Texas, 1861. After living with the Comanche people for twenty-five years, thirty-four-year-old Naduah, formerly Cynthia Ann Parker, and her infant daughter Topsannah are captured by white soldiers and returned forcibly to her white relatives. She does not adjust well to her new circumstances. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 1992. This book contains some violence.

WHY GIRLS ARE WEIRD


CT 6818

By PAMELA RIBON, Narrated by CAROL ESLER, 2 cassettes.


Anna Koval aspires to be a writer but pays the bills by working as a librarian at an Austin high school. Killing time at work, she posts a story about "Slutty Barbies" online and is amazed at the response. Soon she is "creating an entire life on the Internet" and changing from Anna Koval, a "nothing-special-twenty-something to Anna K: Web celebrity." She writes about her shortcomings, her fears, and her love life, and hundreds of readers, including a neurotic groupie and a potential new love, respond in amazingly personal emails of their own. When Anna's father dies unexpectedly, she pours out her grief to her invisible fans, and then realizes that she is revealing too much of herself. Feeling overly vulnerable, she gradually deletes her files. This book contains some sex, and profanity.

YOU CAN HEAR THE ECHO


CT 6836

By MARY KING O'DONNELL, Narrated by LINDA FOX, 2 cassettes.


The shots heard around the world on November 22, 1963, affected and profoundly moved everyone alive. This is the story of the way the assassination of President John F. Kennedy altered, during that long weekend, the lives of one family in Trylon, a small Texas city two hundred miles from Dallas.

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Nonfiction

BUFFALO DAYS: STORIES FROM J. WRIGHT MOOAR


CT 6837

J. Wright Mooar tells the story of the buffalo hunter, from the hunter's perspective, in this first-person account published more than seventy years ago in several installments in "Holland's, The Magazine of the South." Mooar was more than eighty years old when he sat down with Methodist minister/educator James Winford Hunt and recounted his years as a buffalo hunter.

BURIED SECRETS: A TRUE STORY OF SERIAL MURDER, BLACK MAGIC, AND DRUG-RUNNING ON THE U.S. BORDER


CT 5504

By EDWARD HUMES, Narrated by TERRY MAY, 3 cassettes.


Pulitzer Prize-winning Humes meticulously follows the grisly trail of cult leader Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo, Miami-born priest of Santeria and the black magic religion of Palo Mayombe. A roadblock set up to catch drug smugglers at the Mexican border had led to the discovery of Texas college student Mark Kilroy's body on an isolated ranch; eventually Constanzo and his followers were convicted of his murder and 23 others. Humes reaches past Constanzo's demented circle to explore the modern dimensions of superstition, its importance in the changing demographics of the Sun Belt, and its appeal to criminals. Not for the faint-hearted reader. Explicit descriptions of sex, strong language and violence.

CLAYTIE AND THE LADY: ANN RICHARDS, GENDER, AND POLITICS IN TEXAS


CT 5774

By SUE TOLLESON-RINEHART, Narrated by PAUL KAUPPILA, 1 cassette.


A scholarly analysis of the impact of gender on the Ann Richards-Clayton Williams race for governor of Texas. The authors discuss the historical and cultural contexts of the contest.

FIGHTING MARLOWS: MEN WHO WOULDN'T BE LYNCHED


CT 5772

By GLENN SHIRLEY, Narrated by TOM NAUGHTON, 1 cassette.


This true story significantly documents late 19th century law enforcement in the Southwest. Tried in 1888 for rustling and murder, the Marlow brothers were tried by public opinion and betrayed by the law officials responsible for their safety. Their story is as lurid as any fiction. The Chisholm Trail series; No. 12. This book contains some violence.

FLYING THE HUMP: MEMORIES OF AN AIR WAR


CT 6831

By OTHA C. SPENCER, Narrated by EV LUNNING, 1 cassette.


When the occupying Japanese cut off China from outside contact during World War II, the Americans quickly established "the Hump," an airlift of troops and supplies over the Himalayas designed to keep Chiang Kaishek's army in the fight. The airlift of men and material over the Hump was the air epic of World War II. At a time when Japan and China were locked in a death struggle over the Himalayas, Allied transport planes flew day and night missions to keep China supplied with its war needs in the battle against Japan.

LAST STAND AT THE ALAMO


CT 5495

By ALDEN R.CARTER, Narrated by STEPHANIE MURPHY, 1 cassette.


A brief but colorful look at the battle of the Alamo, the struggle which was pivotal in obtaining Texas' independence from Mexico.

MAD MAN IN WACO


CT 5767

By BRAD BAILEY, Narrated by JANICE LATHIN, 2 cassettes.


By coincidence, the authors had been researching the Branch Davidian cult when the story literally exploded in their laps. This sobering tale reveals how a single man with a brilliant but twisted mind held the nation at bay. This book contains some sex, profanity and violence.

ROADSIDE HISTORY OF TEXAS


CT 5783

By LEON C.METZ, Narrated by PATTY LOFTIS, 3 cassettes.


Modern Texas is woven from the strands of its rich past. In this guide, author Metz takes the reader on a journey through the Lone Star State, bringing to life the glorious past and vibrant present of its varied regions, savoring the local flavor of each.

SWORD OF SAN JACINTO: A LIFE OF SAM HOUSTON


CT 5508

By MARSHALL DE BRUHL, Narrated by HAROLD STEADMAN, 4 cassettes.


A well-written narrative that enables readers to come to grips with the complex personality of Houston, this major biography celebrates his 200th birthday, March 2, 1993. Emphasizing Houston's skill as an orator, the author does not hide Houston's faults in presenting this portrait of the whole man.

THERE'S ALWAYS A WAY


CT 5766

By KEVIN SAUNDERS, Narrated by JACK HUFF, 2 cassettes.


Paralyzed from the neck down, the author was injured in the 1981 grain-elevator explosion in Corpus Christi. Hurled over 300 feet, Kevin wasn't expected to survive, but he not only lived, he came back to become a Paralympic champion and the first disabled person ever appointed to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. This is his inspirational story.

TULIA: RACE, COCAINE, AND CORRUPTION IN A SMALL TEXAS TOWN


CT 6819

By NATE BLAKESLEE, Narrated by EV LUNNING, 3 cassettes.


In the summer of 1999, in the tiny west Texas town of Tulia, thirty nine people, almost all of them black, were arrested and charged with dealing powdered cocaine. The operation, a federally-funded investigation performed in cooperation with the local authorities, was based on the work of one notoriously unreliable undercover officer. At trial, the prosecution relied almost solely on the uncorroborated, and contradictory, testimony of that officer, Tom Coleman. "Tulia" is the story of this town, the bust, the trials, and the heroic legal battle that ultimately led to the reversal of the convictions in the summer of 2003. This book contains some profanity.

WOMAN'S ODYSSEY: JOURNALS, 1976-1992


CT 5765

By LINDA AAKER, Narrated by MARIE EDWARDS, 2 cassettes.


An antiwar protester turned antitrust lawyer tells of coming of age in the 1980s. Although the specific details are one woman's experiences, her account chronicles the win-loss cycles faced by any woman who chooses to have both career and family. This book contains some profanity.

WOMEN IN EARLY TEXAS


CT 5781

By EVELYN M.CARRINGTON, Narrated by CINDA CYRUS, 2 cassettes.


This engaging study contains biographies of 50 notable women, from a wide variety of ethnic groups and classes, whose lives influenced Texas' development.

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Énfasis en Texas - julio del 2007

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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ATRACCIÓN DEL ABISMO (LURE OF THE ABYSS)


CT 5442

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


Alan Campbell, un hombre solitario obligado a pelear por su vida en los bosques norteños, es condenado a muerte por una pandilla de rufianes de Detroit. Título original en inglés, "Green Timber". Este libro contiene violencia.

CABALLERO DEL VALOR (VALIANT MAN)


CT 5436

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


En esta historia se relatan las aventuras de los primeros colonizadores blancos de la región canadiense cerca del Lago Superior Los protaganistas de esta aventura son una niña quien se refugia a la orilla del lago y un niño valiente.

CORAZONES DE HIELO (FROZEN HEARTS)


CT 5435

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


En este relato del oeste, situado en una región desolada y frígida del Canadá, se cuenta la vida de un poderoso y valiente oficial de la Policía Montada. En una tierra solitaria de nieve eterna, un amor conflictivo se apodera de sus más profundos sentimientos.

DONDE EL RIÓ NACE (WHERE THE RIVER BEGINS)


CT 5444

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


Conniston, miembro de la Policía Montada Real y Keith, el hombre a quien persigue, se parecen por una coincidencia extraña. Mientras Keith se refugia en los bosques del norte, le ocurren aventuras poco comunes y terribles.

EN LOS GRANDES LAGOS (ON THE GREAT LAKES)


CT 5433

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


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FLOR DEL NORTE (FLOWER OF THE NORTH)


CT 5438

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


En esta bella historia de amor, una pelea entre Philip Whittermore y unas fuerzas ocultas que desean arruinarlo, presentan retos en esta historia.

LAZO DE ORO (GOLDEN SNARE)


CT 5440

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


Esta aventura incluye una mujer bella, un asesino despiadado y una carrera contra la muerte a través de la nieve Ártica. Philip Raine de la Policia Montada Real del noroeste, persigue a Bram Johnson, hombre lobo de Upper Country.

LLANURAS DE ABRAHAM (PLAINS OF ABRAHAM)


CT 5441

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


La trama de esta novela que es una de las mas conocidas de Curwood, ocurre en el Canadá alrededor de 1749. Se enfoca en la disputa entre las colonias durante los reinados de Jorge II de Inglaterra y Luis XV de Francia.

MUJER ACORRALADA (THE TRAPPED WOMAN)


CT 5446

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


Situada en las extensas y solitarias montañas de la región nordeste del Canadá, esta novela relata la lucha de un escritor para salvar una joven de dos hombres sin escrúpulos. En español.

NOVIA HUIDA


CT 6835

Por JOAN JOHNSTON, Narrado por ROBERT RODRÍGUEZ, 1 casete.


(Título en inglés: "The Rancher and The Runaway Bride") Los tres hermanos protectores de Tate aun pensaban en ella como su hermanita menor. Tate huye del rancho directamente a los brazos de Adam Philips. Lo último que buscaba Adam era una dama en apuro, pero su instinto de protección sobrepasa su deseo de escapar. Este libro contiene sexo, lenguaje inapropiado, y violencia.

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REY DE LOS OSOS Y EL ÁNGEL DE PERIBONKA (KING OF THE BEARS AND PERIBON)


CT 5437

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


(Titulo en ingles: King of the Bears and Peribonka's Angel) Este tomo reúne las dos mejores novelas de Curwood. En Rey de los Osos (King of the Bears), un cazador implacable persigue a Thor, un oso gigantesco, a través de las montañas Rocosas.

SENDA PELIGROSA (THE DANGER TRAIL)


CT 5445

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


En esta novela de suspense, un ingeniero joven de Chicago acepta el reto de construir un ferrocarril en la región de Hudson Bay.

TODO ESTA ILUMINADO


CT 6834

Por JONATHAN SAFRON FOER, Narrado por PILAR RAYMOND, 3 casetes.


Esta historia cuenta el viaje de un joven norteamericano a Ucrania en busca de los orígenes de su familia. Es una inquietante y divertida odisea a través de los claroscuros de la memoria en la que poco a poco se irán iluminando los escenarios desiertos de un pasado turbador: La Segunda Guerra Mundial, el holocausto o la fundación, en el siglo XVIII, de Trachimbrod, el pueblo del que es originaria la familia del protagonista. ("Everything is Illuminated" RC 54448) Este libro contiene sexo, violencia, y lenguaje inapropiado.

TRAGEDIA DE LA SELVA (TRAGEDY OF THE FOREST)


CT 5443

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


En esta novela pintoresca, Curwood describe una hija quien sacrifica su honor y felicidad para ocultar un hecho de su madre.

VALOR DEL CAPITAN PLUM (COURAGE OF CAPTAIN PLUM)


CT 5439

Por JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


Este emocionante relato se sitúa en un pequeño y curioso rincón del Lago Michigan. J.J. Strangm se establece como rey de Beaver Island donde él y sus seguidores atemorizan los habitantes. Después de intentar ganar control de la Iglesia Mormona, es desechado por ella. Cuando los piratas saquean el bote de Nathanial Plum en una isla, él se involucra en la insurrección.

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BUEN SAN JOSÉ


CT 5449

Por LAWRENCE G. LOVASIK, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


San José, buen padre y marido es el modelo ideal para los niños católicos y protector de la familia cristiana. Este libro demuestra a San José como alguien quien las familias católicas deben modelar para así parecerse más a la Sagrada Familia de Nazaret.

CUANDO LAS COSAS MALAS LE PASAN A LA GENTE BUENA


CT 5457

Por HAROLD S. KUSHNER, Narrado por MARIA GONZALEZ, 1 casete.


Motivado por su propia tragedia, el autor, (un rabino) ayuda a sus prójimos a superar la tristeza, el sentido de culpabilidad, la furia, la amargura y la perplejidad de la supuesta injusticia de Dios. Rabí Kushner consuela a los afligidos en su búsqueda por saber por qué las tragedias les ocurren a personas sin que se merezcan. Edición en español de When Bad Things Happen to Good People.

DIOS


CT 5460

Por ANDRE DUPLEIX, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


Profesor de estudios religiosos explora preguntas sobre la naturaleza de Dios.

IGLESIA (THE CHURCH)


CT 5459

Por CHARLES-MARIE GUILLET, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


Cada día con mas frecuencia, nos encontramos con la dificultad en la Iglesia Católica de "Jesús sí, Iglesia, no". Debido a esto, el cristiano de hoy es invitado por el autor para retroceder en el camino histórico de la Iglesia Católica en busca de su significado, su origen y su misión, su universalidad y diversidad. (Traducido al español del título francés "L'Eglise" por Jesús Mendibelzua)

MARIA, MI MADRE


CT 5450

Por LAWRENCE G. LOVASIK, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


La Virgen María es una figura clave de la Fe Católica. En este libro para niños se introduce María, su vida y su papel como madre de Jesús.

MI PRIMERA BIBLIA


CT 5452

Por RUTH HANNON, narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


Escrito en palabras sencillas, estas historias del Antiguo y Nuevo Testamentos, proveen a los niños una introducción a la Biblia.

SIETE SACRAMENTOS


CT 5451

Por LAWRENCE G. LOVASIK, Narrado por MARISOL BROWN, 1 casete.


Los Siete Sacramentos se consideran la base de la Fe Católica. Este libro ayuda a niños a formar sus primeras ideas acerca de Dios, Jesús, María, el bien y el mal, el cielo y el infierno.

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