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  • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life | Walter Isaacson

    Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated By Nelson Runger
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    Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us - an ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings. In best-selling author Walter Isaacson's vivid and witty full-scale biography, we discover why Franklin turns to us from history's stage with eyes that twinkle from behind his new-fangled spectacles. In Benjamin Franklin, Isaacson shows how Franklin defines both his own time and ours. The most interesting thing that Franklin invented, and continually reinvented, was himself.

    Brad Barker says: "My kinda founding father...mostly..."
  • No Time for Mourning: The Borrowed World, Book 4 | Franklin Horton

    No Time for Mourning: The Borrowed World, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs)
    • By Franklin Horton
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
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    In the Borrowed World Series, America is brought to its knees by coordinated terror attacks against the infrastructure. After spending weeks walking across a violent and horrific landscape to reach his family, Jim Powell hoped they could weather this storm on their secluded Appalachian farm. They had prepared for this. They had armed for this. They could live without power and fuel. What happens, though, when the same qualities that drew Jim to his isolated valley begin to attract another armed group looking for a place to hide from the unrest of a starving nation?

    Jeremiah says: "Absolutely amazing!!"
  • Benjamin Franklin's Bastard: A Novel | Sally Cabot

    Benjamin Franklin's Bastard: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Sally Cabot
    • Narrated By David Colacci
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    Sixteen-year-old Anne is an uneducated serving girl at the Penny Pot tavern when she first meets the commanding Benjamin Franklin. The time she spends with the brilliant young printer teases her curious mind, and the money he provides keeps her family from starving. But the ambitious Franklin is committed to someone else, a proper but infatuated woman named Deborah Read who becomes his common-law wife.

    Amy says: "A wonderful adult portrayal of history"
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin | Benjamin Franklin

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Benjamin Franklin
    • Narrated By Qarie Marshall
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    Left unfinished at the time of his death, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin has endured as one of the most well-known and influential autobiographies ever written. From his early years in Boston and Philadelphia to the publication of his Poor Richard's Almanac to the American Revolution and beyond, Franklin's autobiography is a fascinating, personal exploration into the life of America's most interesting founding father.

    John Lemos says: "I'm going to listen to this again!"
  • Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin | Benjamin Franklin

    Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Benjamin Franklin
    • Narrated By Walter Costello
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    Considered to be one of the best autobiographies written in colonial America, Franklin portrays a fascinating picture of life in pre-revolutionary Philadelphia. In his own words he describes his life as a printer, inventor, scientist, and politician.

    Jean says: "A great man"
  • The Borrowed World: A Novel of Post-Apocalyptic Collapse, Volume 1 | Franklin Horton

    The Borrowed World: A Novel of Post-Apocalyptic Collapse, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Franklin Horton
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
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    In a night of devastating terror, ISIS operatives have unleashed a coordinated attack on America's infrastructure. With thousands of trapped travelers and scarce law enforcement, the miles between Jim Powell and his family become a brutal gauntlet where the rules of civilized society no longer apply. As Jim puts his years of preparation and planning to the test, he is forced to ask himself if he has what it takes to make it home. Does he have the strength - the brutality - required to meet this new world toe-to-toe?

    Kingsley says: "Close and personal story of the apocalypse"
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin | Benjamin Franklin

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Benjamin Franklin
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    From printer's apprentice to internationally famous scientist, inventor, statesman, legislator, and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin led a most remarkable life. Seldom is history so well articulated by someone who was there.

    LuVogt says: "Inspirational"
  • His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt | Joseph Lelyveld

    His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Joseph Lelyveld
    • Narrated By Dan Woren
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    "By far the most enigmatic leading figure" of World War II. That's how the British military historian John Keegan described Franklin D. Roosevelt, who frequently left his contemporaries guessing, never more so than at the end of his life. Here, in a hugely insightful account, a prizewinning author and journalist untangles the narrative threads of Roosevelt's final months, showing how he juggled the strategic, political, and personal choices he faced as the war, his presidency, and his life raced in tandem to their climax.

  • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life | Walter Isaacson

    Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

    • ABRIDGED (7 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated By Boyd Gaines
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    In this colorful and intimate narrative, Isaacson provides the full sweep of Franklin's amazing life, from his days as a runaway printer to his triumphs as a statesman, scientist, and Founding Father. He chronicles Franklin's tumultuous relationship with his illegitimate son and grandson, his practical marriage, and his flirtations with the ladies of Paris. He also shows how Franklin helped to create the American character and why he has a particular resonance in the twenty-first century.

    Douglas says: "suffers from abridgement"
  • Ashes of the Unspeakable: The Borrowed World Series, Book Two | Franklin Horton

    Ashes of the Unspeakable: The Borrowed World Series, Book Two

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Franklin Horton
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
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    While just a few days have passed since the initial attack, the group finds that its country is quickly descending into a vicious, chaotic landscape where nothing comes easy. While they fight to close the distance between them and their loved ones, they cannot avoid the steadily growing number of people who have realized that they can get away with whatever they want in a world where there are no longer any legal consequences for their actions.

    Jim "The Impatient" says: "Motivational"
  • Legion of Despair: Book Three in The Borrowed World Series | Franklin Horton

    Legion of Despair: Book Three in The Borrowed World Series

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Franklin Horton
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
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    In this third installment, Legion of Despair, the country is teetering on the brink of anarchy. While one of the stranded travelers, Jim Powell, made it home and is working to establish a safe, sustainable enclave for his family, his co-workers Gary and Alice are not faring as well. After spending hundreds of painful miles dreaming of his reunion with his family, Gary arrives home only to find his family under attack. Now he must face the painful decision as to whether his family's plan to bug-in is viable or whether they may need greater numbers and a better location to survive in this collapsing nation.

    Amazon Customer says: "Another great book from Franklin Horton"
  • Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion | Missy Franklin,D.A. Franklin,Dick Franklin,Daniel Paisner

    Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Missy Franklin, D.A. Franklin, Dick Franklin, and others
    • Narrated By D.A. Franklin, Dick Franklin
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    In Relentless Spirit, Missy and her parents, D.A. and Dick Franklin, share the story of how Missy became the athlete she is today, a six-time Olympic medalist, five of them gold. Since her Olympic debut in London's 2012 games - when Missy was just 17 - people who have met the Franklins or seen them on TV have wondered what it was like to raise such a champion. What was the training like? How did Missy handle school? How did the family find the right facilities, coaches, and support network?

    Lisa says: "Perfect for the parents of athletes"
  • Franklin and Winston | Jon Meacham

    Franklin and Winston

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Jon Meacham
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of "the Greatest Generation." Jon Meacham explores the fascinating relationship between the two men who piloted the free world to victory in World War II. It was a crucial friendship, and a unique one: a president and a prime minister spending enormous amounts of time together and exchanging nearly two thousand messages.

    Ronald Hull says: "Franklin and Winston Review"
  • The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love | DeVon Franklin,Meagan Good

    The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By DeVon Franklin, Meagan Good
    • Narrated By JD Jackson, Allyson Johnson
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    President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment and former Sony Pictures executive DeVon Franklin and award-winning actress Meagan Good have learned sometimes all we can do is wait for "the one" to come into our lives. They spent years crossing paths, but it wasn't until they were thrown together while working on the film Jumping the Broom that their storybook romance began.

    Beautylove says: "Strong book for Christians"
  • Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography | Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Benjamin Franklin
    • Narrated By Robin Field
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    Franklin’s Autobiography, one of the most regarded works in early American literature, began as a private collection of anecdotes for his son, but was soon transformed from reflective personal journaling into a work of national history. Filled with the inimitable nuances & wit of the inventor, philosopher, scientist and statesman, this engaging narration of Benjamin Franklin’s classic is as certain to delight modern readers as it did with his original audience.

    Dreamsmith says: "Wisely written and mesmerizingly read"
  • Locker Nine: A Novel of Societal Collapse | Franklin Horton

    Locker Nine: A Novel of Societal Collapse

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Franklin Horton
    • Narrated By Kevin Pierce
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    Grace Hardwick's dad is a science fiction writer who makes his living destroying the world. When Grace decides to go away for her first year of college her dad, Robert, can't help but think of all of the potential ways that society could collapse and strand his daughter hundreds of miles from home. Then, near the end of her freshman year, it happens.

    anne says: "REALLY FANTASTIC STORY AND NARRATION!!!!!!!!!!!"
  • Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin | Jill Lepore

    Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Jill Lepore
    • Narrated By Robin Miles
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    From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin' s youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator.

    Debbie says: "Interesting Look at Ben Franklin's Youngest Sister"
  • The Way to Wealth: Ben: Ben Franklin on Money and Success | Benjamin Franklin,Charles Conrad

    The Way to Wealth: Ben: Ben Franklin on Money and Success

    • UNABRIDGED (32 mins)
    • By Benjamin Franklin, Charles Conrad
    • Narrated By Charles Conrad
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    Statesman, scientist, entrepreneur, inventor. Benjamin Franklin is synonymous with American ingenuity and achievement. It's no coincidence that his face is on the 100 dollar bill. This compilation, assembled by Charles Conrad, presents Ben Franklin's essential wisdom on money and success. It includes his three classic essays: "The Way to Wealth", "Advice to a Young Worker", and "The Path of Virtue".

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin | Benjamin Franklin

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Benjamin Franklin
    • Narrated By Fredd Wayne
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    Ben Franklin's own lively story of his early years is a unique, fascinating, and influential look at this American founding father. It has been taught in schools as a moral tract, as a guide to self-improvement, and as the Great American Success Story. It also is relished both for its insight into colonial life and the mind of the man who most affected the development of our democratic form of government.

    Rob says: "Fantastic Listen"
  • Dr Franklin's Island | Anne Halam

    Dr Franklin's Island

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Anne Halam
    • Narrated By Emilia Fox
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    How does it feel to morph into a manta ray or slide into the body of a snake? This is what happens to Miranda, Semi, and Arnie, who survive a plane crash. They end up on a tropical island, but become candidates in Dr Franklin's sinister experiments.

    Sally says: "Very well written. However a little odd."
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