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New Audiobooks

                                Recent Additions to The Ferguson Library Collection

All selections below are unabridged versions of the original books on compact disc or Playaway portable audiobook.  For downloadable audiobooks, please visit the Library's digital media page.

 

Eggers, Dave
The Circle
FIC EGGERS
Compact Disc edition

When 20-something Mae Holland goes to work at the  Circle, a sort of social network on steroids that consolidates its users' various online identities, she's thrilled at the company's grand modernity and cutting-edge aesthetic. Source: Publishers Weekly, Nov 25, 2013

Shavit, Ari
My Promised Land
956.054 S533m
Compact Disc edition

Author Shavit tells the stories of the grassroots leaders, the farmers, the immigrants, the nightclub owners, the settlers, and the Arabs who came to shape the moral fabric of Israeli. Each chapter focuses on an underappreciated moment in the country’s history. Source: From the Publisher


Conroy, Pat
The Death of Santini
823 C754d
Compact Disc edition

Over the years unflattering versions of Conroy’s parents have popped up in books like The Great Santini and Prince of Tides. Here fiction meets reality in a picture of the Conroy clan as deeply flawed people who are convinced the world is against them.
Source: PW Annex Reviews, Dec 09, 2013

 

Hawking, Stephen
My Brief History
530 H392my
Compact Disc edition

The public generally pictures physicist Hawking as a slight man, wheelchair-bound from Lou Gehrig's disease. In this autobiography, a different Hawking, a robust youth postering with his Cambridge Boat Club chums, hints at the rich life behind his public persona.
Source: Library Journal, Dec 01, 2013


Grisham, John
Sycamore Row
FIC GRISHAM
Compact Disc edition
Playaway edition

Why would Seth Hubbard leave nearly all of his fortune to his maid? Had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his ability to think clearly? And what does it all have to do with a piece of land once known as Sycamore Row?
Source: From the Publisher 

Evanovich, Janet
Takedown Twenty
FIC EVANOVICH
Compact Disc edition
Playaway edition

When powerful mobster Salvatore "Uncle Sunny" Sunucchi goes on the lam in Trenton, it's up to New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum to find him. Uncle Sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy (twice), but nobody wants to turn him in. Source: From the Publisher


Gladwell, Malcolm
David and Goliath
155.24 G543d
Compact Disc edition
Playaway edition

Beginning with the classic tale of David and Goliath and moving through history with figures such as Lawrence of Arabia and Martin Luther King Jr., the author shows how those labeled as underdogs use that status to their advantage and ultimately prevail.
Source: Booklist, Oct 01, 2013

 

 

Belfoure, Charles
The Paris Architect
FIC BELFOURE
Compact Disc edition

Lucien Bernard is a French architect who is labeled a Nazi collaborator by his countrymen because he builds beautiful buildings for the Germans. One day Bernard is offered a great deal of money to design hiding places for Jews that even the SS will not find. Source: AudioFile.Com, Nov 01, 2013