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  • Democracy in America | Alexis de Tocqueville

    Democracy in America

    • UNABRIDGED (34 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Alexis de Tocqueville
    • Narrated By John Pruden
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    In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and civil servant, made a nine-month journey through the eastern United States. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the strengths and weaknesses of the nation’s evolving politics. His insightful work has become one of the most influential political texts ever written on America.

    Michael Allen says: "Most Listenable, if not the Best Translation"
  • America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder | Bret Stephens

    America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Bret Stephens
    • Narrated By Bret Stephens, Sean Pratt
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    America in Retreat identifies a profound crisis on the global horizon. As Americans seek to withdraw from the world to tend to domestic problems, America’s adversaries spy opportunity. Vladimir Putin's ambitions to restore the glory of the czarist empire go effectively unchecked, as do China's attempts to expand its maritime claims in the South China Sea, as do Iran's efforts to develop nuclear capabilities.

    Charles Michael Kopp says: "Prophetic in nature"
  • America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era | The Great Courses

    America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

    • ORIGINAL (11 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By The Great Courses
    • Narrated By Professor Edward T. O'Donnell, PhD
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    America stands at a dramatic crossroads: Massive corporations wield disturbing power. The huge income gap between the one percent and the other 99 percent grows wider. Astounding new technologies are changing American lives.

    Quaker says: "Another great course by Professor O'Donnell"
  • War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony | Nelson A. Denis

    War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Nelson A. Denis
    • Narrated By Peter Berkrot
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    In 1950, after over 50 years of military occupation and colonial rule, the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico staged an unsuccessful armed insurrection against the United States. Violence swept through the island: Assassins were sent to kill President Harry Truman, gunfights roared in eight towns, police stations and post offices were burned down. In order to suppress this uprising, the US Army deployed thousands of troops and bombarded two towns.

  • Sherlock Holmes in America | Jon L. Lellenberg (editor),Martin H. Greenberg (editor),Daniel Stashower (editor)

    Sherlock Holmes in America

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Jon L. Lellenberg (editor), Martin H. Greenberg (editor), Daniel Stashower (editor)
    • Narrated By Graeme Malcolm
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Just in time for Sherlock Holmes, the major motion picture starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law: the world’s greatest fictional detective and his famous sidekick Dr. Watson are on their first trip across the Atlantic as they solve crimes all over 19th-century America - from the bustling neighborhoods of New York, Boston, and D.C. to fog-shrouded San Francisco. The world’s best-loved British sleuth faces some of the most cunning criminals America has to offer and meets America’s most famous figures.

    J. Comeaux says: "Laugh out loud stories clever and smart"
  • Kissing in America | Margo Rabb

    Kissing in America

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Margo Rabb
    • Narrated By Laura Knight Keating
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In the two years since her father died, 16-year-old Eva has found comfort in reading romance novels - 118 of them, to be exact - to dull the pain of her loss that's still so present. Her romantic fantasies become a reality when she meets Will, who understands Eva's grief. Unfortunately, after Eva falls head over heels for him, he picks up and moves to California without any warning.

    J. Wagle says: "Loved it💝"
  • Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill | Robert Whitaker

    Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Robert Whitaker
    • Narrated By Chris Kayser
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    Schizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world’s poorest countries. In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker argues that modern treatments for the severely mentally ill are just old medicine in new bottles, and that we as a society are deeply deluded about their efficacy. The widespread use of lobotomies in the 1920s and 1930s gave way in the 1950s to electroshock and a wave of new drugs.

  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America | Erik Larson

    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Erik Larson
    • Narrated By Tony Goldwyn
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    Two men embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the 20th century: Daniel Hudson Burnham, the brilliant director of works for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair; and Henry H. Holmes, who used the attraction of the great fair and his own satanic charms to lure scores of young women to their deaths.

    SST010 says: "Enthralling Story...best part - its true!"
  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America | Barbara Ehrenreich

    Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Barbara Ehrenreich
    • Narrated By Cristine McMurdo-Wallis
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    This engrossing piece of undercover reportage has been a fixture on the New York Times best seller list since its publication. With nearly a million copies in print, Nickel and Dimed is a modern classic that deftly portrays the plight of America's working-class poor.

    Melissa says: "of COURSE she has an agenda..."
  • Asylum Denied: A Refugee’s Struggle for Safety in America | David Ngaruri Kenney,Philip Schrag

    Asylum Denied: A Refugee’s Struggle for Safety in America

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By David Ngaruri Kenney, Philip Schrag
    • Narrated By Philip Schrag, Mirron Willis
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    Asylum Denied is the gripping story of political refugee David Ngaruri Kenney's harrowing odyssey through the world of immigration processing in the United States. Kenney, while living in his native Kenya, led a boycott to protest his government's treatment of his fellow farmers. He was subsequently arrested and taken into the forest to be executed. This audiobook, told by Kenney and his lawyer Philip G. Schrag from Kenney's own perspective, tells of his near-murder, imprisonment, and torture in Kenya.

  • A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail | Bill Bryson

    A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Bill Bryson
    • Narrated By Rob McQuay
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    The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America - majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaing guide you’ll find. He introduces us to the history and ecology of the trail and to some of the other hardy (or just foolhardy) folks he meets along the way - and a couple of bears. Already a classic, A Walk in the Woods will make you long for the great outdoors (or at least a comfortable chair to sit and read in).

    colleen says: "What a treat"
  • Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America | Geoffery Canada

    Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Geoffery Canada
    • Narrated By Bill Quinn
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    Long before the avalanche of praise for his work - from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama - long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for "Superman", Geoffrey Canada was a small boy growing up scared on the mean streets of the South Bronx. His childhood world was one where "sidewalk boys" learned the codes of the block and were ranked through the rituals of fist, stick, and knife. Then the streets changed, and the stakes got even higher.

    M3 says: "A Personal History, Not a Researched Book"
  • American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II | Jonathan W. Jordan

    American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Jonathan W. Jordan
    • Narrated By Malcolm Hillgartner
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    In a lifetime shaped by politics, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proved himself a master manipulator of Congress, the press, and the public. But when war in Europe and Asia threatened America's shores, FDR found himself in a world turned upside down, where his friends became his foes, his enemies his allies. To help wage democracy's first "total war", he turned to one of history's most remarkable triumvirates.

    MJC says: "Another Outstanding Book by this Author"
  • President Me: The America That's in My Head | Adam Carolla

    President Me: The America That's in My Head

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Adam Carolla
    • Narrated By Adam Carolla
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    In President Me, Carolla shares his vision for a different, better America free from big issues like big government down to small problems like hotel alarm clock placement. Running on an anti-narcissism platform, President Carolla calls for a return to the values of an earlier time when stew and casserole were on every dinner table and there were no “service dogs” on airplanes. President Me hits right at the heart of what makes our country really annoying, and offers a plan to make all of our lives, but mostly Adam’s, much better.

    Tommy says: "Hilarious and Painfully True"
  • Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead | Rosabeth Moss Kanter

    Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Rosabeth Moss Kanter
    • Narrated By Heather Henderson
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    Americans are stuck. We live with travel delays on congested roads, shipping delays on clogged railways, and delays on repairs, project approvals, and funding due to gridlocked leadership. These delays affect us all, whether you are a daily commuter, a frequent flyer, an entrepreneur, an online shopper, a job seeker, or a community leader. If people can't move, if goods are delayed, and if information networks can't connect, then economic opportunity deteriorates, and social inequity grows.

    Hannah Ruehl says: "Robot Reader"
  • The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America | David Stockman

    The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

    • UNABRIDGED (36 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By David Stockman
    • Narrated By William Hughes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    David Stockman was the architect of the Reagan Revolution that was meant to restore sound money principles to the U.S. government. It failed, derailed by politics, special interests, welfare, and warfare. Stockman describes how the working of free markets and democracy has long been under threat in America and provides a surprising, nonpartisan catalog of the corrupters and defenders. His analysis shows how both liberal and neoconservative interference in markets has proved damaging and often dangerous.

    Michael says: "Loads of Information but problematic writing"
  • Baptists in America: A History | Thomas S. Kidd,Barry Hankins

    Baptists in America: A History

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Thomas S. Kidd, Barry Hankins
    • Narrated By Jonathan Walker
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    In Baptists in America, Thomas S. Kidd and Barry Hankins explore the long-running tensions between church, state, and culture that Baptists have shaped and navigated. Despite the moment of unity that their early persecution provided, their history has been marked by internal battles and schisms that were microcosms of national events, from the conflict over slavery that divided North from South to the conservative revolution of the 1970s and '80s.

  • Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space | Lynn Sherr

    Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Lynn Sherr
    • Narrated By Pam Ward
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    A member of the first astronaut class to include women, NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission, inspiring several generations of women. After a second flight, Ride served on the panels investigating the Challenger explosion and the Columbia disintegration that killed all aboard. In both instances, she faulted NASA's rush to meet mission deadlines and its organizational failures. She also cofounded a company promoting science and education for children, especially girls.

    Jane Mcdowell says: "Lynn Sherr was the Perfect Biographer"
  • Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America | Jill Leovy

    Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Jill Leovy
    • Narrated By Rebecca Lowman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man is shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home--one of the thousands of black Americans murdered that year. His assailant runs down the street, jumps into an SUV, and vanishes, hoping to join the scores of killers in American cities who are never arrested for their crimes.

    Deborah says: "Wish I liked it more"
  • Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America | Dan Balz

    Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Dan Balz
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Kafer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (34)
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    Four years ago, a bright young presidential candidate named Barack Obama campaigned on a theme of hope and change, and made history. Today, he finds himself in another bitter, divisive presidential race but without the buzzwords. Instead, an embattled president struggles with a dysfunctionally divided Congress, a controversial healthcare bill, a decade-long war, and a stagnant economy.

    Bulldogscm says: "Well Written and Well Read"
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