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  • Flags of Our Fathers | James Bradley,Ron Powers

    Flags of Our Fathers

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By James Bradley, Ron Powers
    • Narrated By Stephen Hoye
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    In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.

    Thomas says: "awesome"
  • Flyboys: A True Story of Courage | James Bradley

    Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By James Bradley
    • Narrated By Author
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    Flyboys is the true story of young American airmen who were shot down over Chichi Jima. Eight of these young men were captured by Japanese troops and taken prisoner. Another was rescued by an American submarine and went on to become president. The reality of what happened to the eight prisoners has remained a secret for almost 60 years.

    G. House Sr. says: "Distubing, Shocking and True!"
  • The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia | James Bradley

    The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 1 min)
    • By James Bradley
    • Narrated By Pete Larkin
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    In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden truths behind America's engagement in Asia. Now comes his most engrossing work yet. Beginning in the 1850s, Bradley introduces us to the prominent Americans who made their fortunes in the China opium trade. As they - good Christians all - profitably addicted millions, American missionaries arrived, promising salvation for those who adopted Western ways.

    Katherine Barton says: "An illuminating history"
  • The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War | James Bradley

    The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By James Bradley
    • Narrated By Richard Poe
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    In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous 21 year old daughter Alice served as mistress of the cruise, which included senators and congressmen. On this trip, Taft concluded secret agreements in Roosevelt's name.

    Kent says: "Over the Top - Why did I waste my time?"
  • Flags of Our Fathers | James Bradley,Ron Powers

    Flags of Our Fathers

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By James Bradley, Ron Powers
    • Narrated By Barry Bostwick, James Bradley
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    In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima - and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak and raised a flag. Now the son of one of the flag raisers has written a powerful account of six very different men who came together in a moment that will live forever.

    Doug says: "Flags of Our Fathers"
  • Clade | James Bradley

    Clade

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By James Bradley
    • Narrated By Ian Bliss
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    A provocative, urgent audiobook about time, family and how a changing planet might change our lives, from James Bradley, acclaimed author of The Resurrectionist and editor of The Penguin Book of the Ocean.Compelling, challenging and resilient, over ten beautifully contained chapters, Clade canvasses three generations from the very near future to late this century. Central to the novel is the family of Adam, a scientist, and his wife Ellie, an artist.

  • Wrack: A Novel | James Bradley

    Wrack: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By James Bradley
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    While searching for the wreck of a Portuguese ship which could rewrite the history of Australia, archaeologist David Norfolk stumbles upon a corpse buried 50 years before. Determined to understand its connection to the ship, David uncovers a story of obsession, secrets and sexual passion.

    Derek says: "Wrack - Slow moving"
  • Brutes or Angels: Human Possibility in the Age of Biotechnology | Professor Emeritus James T. Bradley, PhD

    Brutes or Angels: Human Possibility in the Age of Biotechnology

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Professor Emeritus James T. Bradley, PhD
    • Narrated By Michael Morgan
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    James T. Bradley introduces important biological principles and the basic procedures used in biotechnology. Various ethical issues - personhood, personal identity, privacy, ethnic discrimination, distributive justice, authenticity and human nature, and the significance of mortality in the human life cycle - are presented in a clear and unbiased manner.

  • Clade | James Bradley

    Clade

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By James Bradley
    • Narrated By Ian Bliss
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    Compelling, challenging and resilient, over 10 beautifully contained chapters Clade canvasses three generations, from the very near future to late this century. Central to the novel is the family of Adam, a scientist, and his wife, Ellie, an artist. Clade opens with them wanting a child and Adam in a quandary about the wisdom of this. Their daughter proves to be an elusive little girl and then a troubled teenager, and by now cracks have appeared in her parents' marriage. Their grandson is in turn a troubled boy.

  • The Resurrectionist | James Bradley

    The Resurrectionist

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By James Bradley
    • Narrated By Stan Pretty
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    London, 1826. Leaving behind his father's tragic failures, Gabriel Swift arrives to study with Edwin Poll, the greatest of the city's anatomists. It is his chance to find advancement by making a name for himself. But instead he finds himself drawn to his master's nemesis, Lucan, the most powerful of the city's resurrectionists and ruler of its trade in stolen bodies. Dismissed by Mr. Poll, Gabriel descends into the violence and corruption of London's underworld.

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