The biography of the teacher of the deaf who, through his knowledge of music, human speech, and hearing, invented the telephone. Bell was a pioneer in many fields that aided communication over distances. He worked tirelessly to help the deaf communicate with others (even Helen Keller came to him for help). After the telephone, Bell invented the photophone (a device that uses a beam of light to transmit sound wirelessly), and developed phonographic sound recording methods.
A condensed biography of the little Corsican who became Emperor of France. This audiobook gives a sweeping account of the life of Napoleon, from his humble beginnings, through his brilliant victories in battle after battle, to his disastrous Russian campaign, and his re-burial in Paris.
Long Sunset is an intimate personal view of the sunset years of the former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. Anthony Montague Brown was Winston Churchill's private secretary from 1952 until his death in 1965. As the last member of what Churchill called "my circle" to have written his recollections, these memoirs shed much light on Churchill's activities and attitudes during his final decade.
"For Churchill fans"