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  • Johnny Appleseed and Other American Legends | Melody Warnick

    Johnny Appleseed and Other American Legends

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 6 mins)
    • By Melody Warnick
    • Narrated By Tavia Gilbert, Stephen McLaughlin
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    What makes an American legend? Find out in these fascinating stories of three of our national treasures, including Johnny Appleseed, whose apple trees bore the fruit that fed a nation of pioneers; Sacagawea, the Native American woman who bravely guided Lewis and Clark on their westward journey; and John Muir, a valiant protector of the West's natural wonders and founder of the Sierra Club.

  • The Manchurian President: Barack Obama’s Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists | Aaron Klein,Brenda J. Elliott

    The Manchurian President: Barack Obama’s Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Aaron Klein, Brenda J. Elliott
    • Narrated By Sean Runnette
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    Tens of millions of Americans sense there is something very wrong with the president of the United States, but they don’t know what. The Manchurian President answers that question. In writing this exhaustively researched book Aaron Klein, with Brenda J. Elliott, definitively exposes just how dangerous Barack Obama really is as America’s commander-in-chief.

    I love audiobooks says: "Bill Ayres IS dangerous."
  • A Nation Like No Other: Why American Exceptionalism Matters | Newt Gingrich,Vince Haley

    A Nation Like No Other: Why American Exceptionalism Matters

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Newt Gingrich, Vince Haley
    • Narrated By Newt Gingrich, Callista Gingrich
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    It’s become fashionable among the liberal elite to downplay, deride, and even deny America’s greatness. The political correctness police insist that America is hated around the world for being too big, too powerful, too rich, too successful, too loud, too intrusive. And besides, it’s not nice to brag....

    Michael says: "Ideas and examples for a better America"
  • American Gangster and Other Tales of New York | Mark Jacobson

    American Gangster and Other Tales of New York

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Mark Jacobson
    • Narrated By Malcolm Hillgartner
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    In the 1970s, Frank Lucas was the king of the Harlem drug trade, bringing in over a million dollars a day. He lived a glamorous life, hobnobbing with athletes, musicians, and politicians, but Lucas was a ruthless gangster. He was notorious for using the coffins of dead GIs to smuggle heroin into the United States, and, before being sentenced to 70 years in prison, he played a major role in the near death of New York City.

    Rick says: "American Gangster and Other Tales"
  • Hunter's Moon and Other American Gothic Tales | Kevin J. Anderson

    Hunter's Moon and Other American Gothic Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Kevin J. Anderson
    • Narrated By Ashton Smith
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    Hunter's Moon is a collection of six spine-tingling stories: "Bringing the Family", "Hunter's Moon", "Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall", "A Glimpse of the Ankou", "Loco-Motive", and "Drilling Deep".

    Jabba75 says: "Great Listening"
  • Tio Conejo (Uncle Rabbit) and Other Latin American Trickster Tales | Olga Loya

    Tio Conejo (Uncle Rabbit) and Other Latin American Trickster Tales

    • ABRIDGED (46 mins)
    • By Olga Loya
    • Narrated By Olga Loya
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    In folktales, the trickster can be the wise one or the fool, the one who fools or the one who is fooled. That is why children of all ages enjoy hearing these tales. The psychology of childhood is pretty much the same everywhere, giving these enjoyable stories universal appeal.

  • The Reckoning: What Black Owe to Each Other | Randall Robinson

    The Reckoning: What Black Owe to Each Other

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Randall Robinson
    • Narrated By Cornell Womack
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    A national bestselling author and founder of the TransAfrica forum, Randall Robinson is one of the most respected voices of the African-American community. In this powerful book, he convincingly argues that African Americans must fight the growing presence of modern prisons, which hold an alarmingly disproportionate number of black inmates.

  • Toni Morrison's Beloved as African-American Scripture & Other Articles on History and Canon: Hermit Kingdom Studies in History and Religion | Heerak Christian Kim

    Toni Morrison's Beloved as African-American Scripture & Other Articles on History and Canon: Hermit Kingdom Studies in History and Religion

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Heerak Christian Kim
    • Narrated By Bryse Gregory
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    This book contains a collection of academic articles ranging from African-American history, Jewish history, early Christian history, the New Testament, Patristic history, medieval history, and the history of the Reformation. This academic work is a bold quest to capture the essence of history and canon as phenomenalized in the human experience. Scholars and students of history, religion, literary criticism, sociology, anthropology, humanities, and theology will surely benefit from reading this book.

    kd says: "Surely this was not vetted?"
  • The Lost Giant and Other American Indian Tales Retold | Violet Moore Higgins

    The Lost Giant and Other American Indian Tales Retold

    • UNABRIDGED (48 mins)
    • By Violet Moore Higgins
    • Narrated By Lesley Simons
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    Here are popular fables of the Prairie Indians, retold for children. The tales include stories about how giants brought about the seasons, how the Great Spirit offered the gift of corn, and how a young maiden outsmarted that old trickster, Crow.

  • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 2: John Updike Reading

    Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 2: John Updike Reading "Lifeguard" from Pigeon Feathers and Others

    • UNABRIDGED (17 mins)
    • By Calliope Author Readings, John Updike
    • Narrated By John Updike
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    The young John Updike’s portrayal of a haughty seminary student working as a lifeguard is witty and poetic, as the naïve hero surveys the beachgoers in his care, and contemplates a future of saving souls as well as bodies.

  • Bill of Rights & 17 Other Amendments to the Constitution | James Madison

    Bill of Rights & 17 Other Amendments to the Constitution

    • UNABRIDGED (39 mins)
    • By James Madison
    • Narrated By Deaver Brown
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    In less than 60 minutes of listening to this audiobook, you will have heard the original United States Bill of Rights, the 17 other amendments to the United States Constitution, and much more.

    Clyde says: "Bill of Rights & Other Constitutional Amendments"
  • Paul Bunyan and Other American Tall Tales | Melody Warnick

    Paul Bunyan and Other American Tall Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (59 mins)
    • By Melody Warnick
    • Narrated By Stephen McLaughlin
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    Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Davy Crockett are some of the roughest, toughest characters to ever blaze the frontier. Clever as the crack of a whip and strong as a wildcat, these tall-tale heroes each left a legacy of larger-than-life deeds that has captured the American imagination for over a century. Three rib-tickling tracks tell the whole story -- believe it or not.

  • Murder in A Distant Land: Selections from the Mystery Writers of American Anthology | Margaret Maron,Barbara Owens,Jean Darling,Joyce Harrington,Walter Satterthwait,James Holding,Edward D. Hoch and other author.

    Murder in A Distant Land: Selections from the Mystery Writers of American Anthology

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Margaret Maron, Barbara Owens, Jean Darling, and others
    • Narrated By Nancy Dussault, Arte Johnson, Peter Marshall, and others
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    Murder in a Distant Land the stories for this annual collection of the Mystery Writers of America were selected for their strange and exotic locales. Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime, and challenging twists of plot - set in the four corner of the world - make this recording a chilling audio experience. We suggest you listen with the lights on!

  • Owl Creek Bridge & Other Stories | Ambrose Bierce,retold by Stephen Colbourn

    Owl Creek Bridge & Other Stories

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Ambrose Bierce, retold by Stephen Colbourn
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    Eight stories by the famous American journalist and writer Ambrose Bierce. The Macmillan Readers series is one of the most popular and respected series of readers for those learning English. Macmillan Readers are simplified "retellings" of an original work. They are created by highly-experienced ELT writers.

    Scott says: "The only audio book that I could not finish!!!!"
  • The Bob Edwards Show, Sasha Abramsky and Chrystia Freeland, September 26, 2013 | Bob Edwards

    The Bob Edwards Show, Sasha Abramsky and Chrystia Freeland, September 26, 2013

    • ORIGINAL (57 mins)
    • By Bob Edwards
    • Narrated By Bob Edwards
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    Fifty years ago, in his book The Other America, Michael Harrington predicted that unless attention was paid to the widespread problem of poverty in the United States, another journalist decades later would end up writing about the exact same conditions that he had chronicled. And now, fifty years later, Sasha Abramsky has done just that. His book The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives tells the stories of real people around the country who are struggling to make it.

  • The Bob Edwards Show, David Von Drehle and Doyle McManus, September 27, 2013 | Bob Edwards

    The Bob Edwards Show, David Von Drehle and Doyle McManus, September 27, 2013

    • ORIGINAL (55 mins)
    • By Bob Edwards
    • Narrated By Bob Edwards
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    Doyle McManus, Washington columnist for the Los Angeles Times, joins Bob to discuss the latest political news. Next, David Von Drehle has pinpointed 1862 as “the most eventful year in American History.” He writes about it in his book Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year.

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