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    • Sacred Duty

    • A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery
    • By: Tom Cotton
    • Narrated by: Tom Cotton, Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    An extraordinary journey behind the scenes of Arlington National Cemetery, Senator Tom Cotton’s Sacred Duty offers an intimate and inspiring portrait of “The Old Guard”, the revered US Army unit whose mission is to honor our country’s fallen heroes....

    Regular price: $27.37

    • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

    • By: Jack Weatherford
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Jack Weatherford
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,799
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,816

    The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in 25 years than the Romans did in 400....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant, insightful, intriguing.

    • By Peter on 03-05-10

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The First Conspiracy

    • The Secret Plot Against George Washington
    • By: Brad Meltzer, Josh Mensch
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,554
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,448
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,441

    This program includes a bonus conversation with the authors. In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington’s bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly written and narrated!

    • By Wayne on 01-09-19

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Raising Men

    • Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons
    • By: Eric Davis, Dina Santorelli - contributor
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,881
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,868

    After Eric Davis spent over 16 years in the military, including a decade in the SEAL teams, his family was more than used to his absence on deployments and secret missions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing, insightful, funny and humbling.

    • By Steven on 05-05-16

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Spearhead

    • An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II
    • By: Adam Makos
    • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 880
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 826
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 821

    From The New York Times best-selling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting World War II story of an American tank gunner’s journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel - and forge an enduring bond with his enemy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Msgr. John R. McGrath on 03-11-19
    • An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II
    • By: Adam Makos
    • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 02-19-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 880 ratings

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Team of Rivals

    • The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
    • By: Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 41 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,797
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,049
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6,072

    On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful, Heartbreaking, and Informative

    • By JJ on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $92.95

    • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

    • By: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 24 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,648
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,149

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My kinda founding father...mostly...

    • By Brad Barker on 06-08-13

    Regular price: $57.95

    • Chernobyl

    • The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
    • By: Serhii Plokhy
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 483
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 483

    From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Worth the Time

    • By Chris Reich on 08-09-18
    • The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
    • By: Serhii Plokhy
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 518 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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 8,346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,325
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,284

    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

    • The History of the Ancient World

    • From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome
    • By: Susan Wise Bauer
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 26 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,853
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,835

    A lively and engaging narrative history showing the common threads in the cultures that gave birth to our own....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fast paced history

    • By serine on 01-23-16

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Castle on Sunset

    • Life, Death, Love, Art, and Scandal at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont
    • By: Shawn Levy
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    For 90 years, Hollywood's brightest stars have favored the Chateau Marmont as a home away from home. Shawn Levy recounts the wild revelries and scandalous liaisons, the creative breakthroughs and marital breakdowns, the births and deaths that the Chateau has been a party to....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible Writing

    • By T. Logan on 05-14-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Accidental Presidents

    • Eight Men Who Changed America
    • By: Jared Cohen
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVE LOVE LOVE this book

    • By Samuel Stephen Ross on 05-03-19

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The Operator

    • Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior
    • By: Robert O'Neill
    • Narrated by: Robert O'Neill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9,841
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8,960
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8,920

    Stirringly evocative, thought provoking, and often jaw dropping, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O'Neill's awe-inspiring 400-mission career....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complete inside look into the teams and the life story of a great American patriot

    • By RenegadeTM3 on 04-28-17
    • Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior
    • By: Robert O'Neill
    • Narrated by: Robert O'Neill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 04-25-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 9,841 ratings

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Girl Who Smiled Beads

    • A Story of War and What Comes After
    • By: Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By Christina A Rudolphy on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

    • A History of Nazi Germany
    • By: William L. Shirer
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 57 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,005
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,527
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,506

    Since its publication in 1960, this monumental study of Hitler’s German empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of the 20th century’s blackest hours....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Held my interest for 57 hours and 13 minutes

    • By Jonnie on 11-08-10

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Killing the SS

    • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard - contributor
    • Narrated by: Bill O'Reilly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,092
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,071

    As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting and Detailed

    • By Nay717 on 12-07-18

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Washington

    • A Life
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 41 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,546
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,542
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,517

    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

    • Great Catherine

    • The Life of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia
    • By: Carolly Erickson
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 327

    Prize-winning historian and biographer, Carolly Erickson has created an eminently readable biography that recognizes the humanity of Great Catherine with her majesty and immense capability....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a woman. Sad to reach the end. Well read.

    • By Cheryl on 04-01-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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 1,460
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,282
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,282

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • muy interesante

    • By Abi Livovsky on 09-07-17

    Regular price: $33.95

    • The Trial of Socrates

    • By: Rufus Fears
    • Narrated by: Rufus Fears
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    In his funeral oration, Pericles celebrates the Athenian democracy for its tolerance. The Athenians treasure freedom of speech as essential to true democracy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting

    • By GoGetHer on 04-24-19

    Regular price: $4.95

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