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    • Tribe

    • On Homecoming and Belonging
    • By: Sebastian Junger
    • Narrated by: Sebastian Junger
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,740
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,676
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,632

    Combining history, psychology, and anthropology, Tribe explores what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging, and the eternal human quest for meaning....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most profound book on the subject

    • By joseph on 05-26-16

    Regular price: $18.95

    • Helter Skelter

    • The True Story of the Manson Murders
    • By: Vincent Bugliosi, Curt Gentry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 26 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,850
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,845

    Prosecuting attorney in the Manson trial Vincent Bugliosi held a unique insider's position in one of the most baffling and horrifying cases of the 20th century....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A familiar story from a unique perspective

    • By Laura on 11-26-13

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Case for Trump

    • By: Victor Davis Hanson
    • Narrated by: David Lertham
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 917
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 822
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 819

    From an award-winning historian and regular Fox contributor, the true story of how Donald Trump has become one of the most successful presidents in history - and why America needs him now more than ever....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!!

    • By Wayne on 03-07-19

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Washington

    • A Life
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 41 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,794
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,768
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,742

    From National Book Award winner Ron Chernow, a landmark biography of George Washington....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Jack Merritt on 12-24-10

    Regular price: $55.95

    • In the Garden of Beasts

    • Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
    • By: Erik Larson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,175
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5,154
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,152

    Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it ... and hated it ... simultaneously

    • By History on 11-21-11

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Mythos

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,046
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 990
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 985

    The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The book is charming, entertaining and a good read

    • By Lars Andre Glendrange on 12-19-18

    Regular price: $30.62

    • Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch

    • An Audible Original
    • By: Ruth Cowen
    • Narrated by: Jennie Bond, Tim Piggott-Smith, Lindsay Duncan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,342

    Respected royal broadcaster Jennie Bond narrates the life story of Queen Elizabeth II, and takes listeners inside the private life of one of the most public figures in modern history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly Enjoyable From Start To Finish

    • By Julia on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Pentagon's Brain

    • An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
    • By: Annie Jacobsen
    • Narrated by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,381
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,266
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,265

    Annie Jacobsen draws on inside sources, exclusive interviews, private documents, and declassified memos to paint a picture of DARPA, or "the Pentagon's brain"....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expceted but thats not a bad thing

    • By dfcgts on 09-30-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Dead Mountain

    • The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident
    • By: Donnie Eichar
    • Narrated by: Donnie Eichar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,950
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,722
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,723

    In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Story

    • By Denise Ryan on 08-08-15
    • The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident
    • By: Donnie Eichar
    • Narrated by: Donnie Eichar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 03-18-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2,950 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Silk Roads

    • A New History of the World
    • By: Peter Frankopan
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 24 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,052
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,844
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,845

    It was on the Silk Roads that East and West first encountered each other through trade and conquest, leading to the spread of ideas, cultures, and religions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What Really Makes the World Go Round

    • By Mom in Santa Fe on 07-29-16

    Regular price: $39.95

    • 1491

    • New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    • By: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,596
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,445
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,439

    A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exposes Non-Academic Audience to The Debate Between Ideas of Pre-Colombian America's

    • By Christopher on 01-19-17
    • New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    • By: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 08-29-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,596 ratings

    Regular price: $34.95

    • With the Old Breed

    • At Peleliu and Okinawa
    • By: E. B. Sledge
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Joe Mazzello, Tom Hanks (introduction)
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,756
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,343
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,329

    The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the second audio book of Sledge's work

    • By Richard on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Bully Pulpit

    • Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
    • By: Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 36 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,947
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,683
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,675

    Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! Patience Rewarded!

    • By Carole T. on 01-22-14

    Regular price: $46.95

    • The Storm Before the Storm

    • The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic
    • By: Mike Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mike Duncan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,817
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,534
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,513

    The story of the tumultuous years that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, albeit a bit dry

    • By Aria on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The History of Ancient Egypt

    • By: Bob Brier, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Bob Brier
    • Length: 24 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,916
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,711
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,710

    Even after deciphering its hieroglyphs, and marveling at its scarabs, mummies, obelisks, and sphinxes, Egyptian civilization remains one of history's most mysterious....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incomprehensibly complete

    • By Nassir on 07-09-13

    Regular price: $52.95

    • Destiny of the Republic

    • A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
    • By: Candice Millard
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,758
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,267

    James A. Garfield may have been the most extraordinary man ever elected president....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvelous, Magnificent, Millard

    • By Mel on 02-08-12

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Volunteer

    • One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz
    • By: Jack Fairweather
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    To uncover the fate of those being interred at a mysterious Nazi camp on the border of the Reich, a Polish resistance fighter named Witold Pilecki volunteered for an audacious mission: intentionally get captured and transported to the new camp to report back on what was going on there....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It is impossible to hear of the atrocities of Auschwitz without being. Forced to consider man’s infinite cruelty

    • By Barry Greenwald on 07-15-19
    • One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz
    • By: Jack Fairweather
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 06-25-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Sapiens. De animales a dioses [Sapiens. From Animals to Gods]

    • Una breve historia de la humanidad [A Brief History of Humankind]
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Carlos Manuel Vesga
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,654
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,452
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,453

    Este es el fascinante relato de nuestra extraordinaria historia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entretenimiento de lujo

    • By dan on 10-14-17

    Regular price: $33.95

    • Hidden Figures

    • The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,607
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,918
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,950

    The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Subject

    • By Jami on 02-05-18
    • The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 09-06-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7,607 ratings

    Regular price: $31.95

    • SOG

    • The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam
    • By: John L. Plaster
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 334

    John Plaster’s riveting account of his covert activities as a member of a special operations team during the Vietnam War....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More, give me more.

    • By Lee Ward on 03-06-19
    • The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam
    • By: John L. Plaster
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 02-19-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 359 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

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