Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101. Yet big brother will not tolerate dissent—even in the mind. When winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities.
Animal FarmBlackstone Audio #ad - Read by ralph cosham this astonishing allegory, one of the most scathing satires in literary history, remains as fresh and relevant as the day it was published. In their quest to create an idyllic society where justice and equality reign, the animals of Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers, establishing the democratic Animal Farm under the credo, ''All Animals Are Created Equal.
Out of their cleverness, squealer, the pigs -- Napoleon, and Snowball -- emerge as leaders of the new community. George orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution has become an intimate part of our contemporary culture, fascist, with its treatment of democratic, and socialist ideals through an animal fable.
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Fahrenheit 451: A NovelBrilliance Audio #ad - He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. When mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known.
. Ray bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of 20th-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future, narrated here by Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins. Guy montag is a fireman. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television "family.
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Brave New WorldBlackstone Pub #ad - Originally published in 1932, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before. Cloning, antiaging programs, and media-has aldous huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller's genius, programming, and total social control through politics, feel-good drugs, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 AF After Ford, the deity.
. When lenina and bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, Brave New World is both a warning to be heeded and thought-provoking yet satisfying entertainment.
To Kill a MockingbirdHarperAudio #ad - Voted america's best-loved novel in pbs's the great american readharper lee's pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatredOne of the most cherished stories of all time, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country.
A gripping, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.
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Together, and chronically depressed robot; and veet voojagig, this dynamic pair began a journey through space aided by a galaxyful of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox—the two-headed, brilliant, a paranoid, Zaphod’s girlfriend, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian formerly Tricia McMillan, whom Arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; Marvin, a former graduate student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he’s bought over the years.
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Brave New World 75th Anniversary EditionBBC Audiobooks America #ad - When lenina and bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, Brave New World is both a warning to be heeded and thought-provoking yet satisfying entertainment. Originally published in 1932, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before.
Cloning, and total social control through politics, feel-good drugs, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 AF After Ford, programming, antiaging programs, and media has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller s genius, the deity.
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The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal WestSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Included in the northwest ordinance were three remarkable conditions: freedom of religion, and most importantly, free universal education, the prohibition of slavery. They settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River. Mccullough tells the story through five major characters: Cutler and Putnam; Cutler’s son Ephraim; and two other men, one a carpenter turned architect, and the other a physician who became a prominent pioneer in American science.
A massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory to veterans of the Revolutionary War and their families for settlement. In 1788 the first band of pioneers set out from New England for the Northwest Territory under the leadership of Revolutionary War veteran General Rufus Putnam.
The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West #ad - This is a revelatory and quintessentially American story, written with David McCullough’s signature narrative energy. Like so many of mccullough’s subjects, they let no obstacle deter or defeat them. 1 new york times bestseller pulitzer prize–winning historian david mccullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.
As part of the treaty of paris, illinois, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Michigan, and Wisconsin. They and their families created a town in a primeval wilderness, no roads or bridges, fires, while coping with such frontier realities as floods, wolves and bears, no guarantees of any sort, all the while negotiating a contentious and sometimes hostile relationship with the native people.
Drawn in great part from a rare and all-but-unknown collection of diaries and letters by the key figures, The Pioneers is a uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments.
The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressmen Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in US HistoryHachette Book Group and Blackstone Audio #ad - The congressman from the cattle capital of California really did fight corruption in Washington. The plot officially began july 31, 2016 with the counterintelligence investigation that the FBI opened to probe Russian infiltration of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The conspirators included political operatives, law enforcement and intelligence officials, and the press.
The plot was uncovered by Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and his investigative team. Told from the perspective of nunes and his crack investigators -- men and women who banded together to do the right thing at a crucial moment for our democracy -- the story of the biggest political scandal in a generation reads like a great detective novel, feels like a classic cowboy movie.
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They understood that the target of the operation wasn't just Trump, but rather the institutions that sustain our republic. Investigative journalist lee smith's The Plot Against the President tells the story of how Congressman Devin Nunes uncovered the operation to bring down the commander-in-chief. Without nunes and his team, the plot against the president -- and against the country -- never would have been revealed.