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    • American Moonshot

    • John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race
    • By: Douglas Brinkley
    • Narrated by: Stephen Graybill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    As the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award-winning historian and perennial New York Times best-selling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy’s inspiring challenge, and America’s race to the moon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Save on publishing cost

    • By Paul on 07-05-19

    Regular price: $42.20

    • 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 3,680
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,315

    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
    • Great Story, Horrendous Narration

    • By BigH on 10-14-18

    Regular price: $31.95

    • The American Civil War

    • By: Gary W. Gallagher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Gary W. Gallagher
    • Length: 24 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,114
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,101

    This series of lectures offers detailed analyses of the strategic and tactical dimensions of the Civil War's most important campaigns....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Series

    • By Rodney on 07-09-13

    Regular price: $52.95

    • The Sixth Extinction

    • An Unnatural History
    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert
    • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,829
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,437
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,410

    A major audiobook about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lifts you out of the ordinary

    • By Regina on 04-28-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 10,511
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,495
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,437

    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

    • These Truths

    • A History of the United States
    • By: Jill Lepore
    • Narrated by: Jill Lepore
    • Length: 29 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 799
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 783

    In riveting prose, These Truths tells the story of America, beginning in 1492, to ask whether the course of events has proven the nation's founding truths or belied them....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story but distracting sound engineering

    • By MindSpiker on 11-21-18

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Soul of America

    • The Battle for Our Better Angels
    • By: Jon Meacham
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders, Jon Meacham
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,320
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,957
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,936

    Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • He takes the long view, displays pattern,Hopeful

    • By zachary on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $31.95

    • 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 4,785
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,370
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,356

    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

    • 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 4,790
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,300
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,292

    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

    • 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 7,620
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,930
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,962

    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 7,620 ratings

    Regular price: $31.95

    • The Warmth of Other Suns

    • The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
    • By: Isabel Wilkerson
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles, Ken Burns (introduction)
    • Length: 22 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,867
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,340
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,327

    In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the most amazing books I have ever read!

    • By Ernest on 04-09-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Napoleon

    • A Life
    • By: Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 32 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,857
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,499
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,486

    The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times best-selling author of The Storm of War....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What a dynamo!

    • By Tad Davis on 01-16-15

    Regular price: $48.95

    • Debt - Updated and Expanded

    • The First 5,000 Years
    • By: David Graeber
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,653
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,451
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,446

    Here, anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: He shows that before there was money, there was debt....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Transformative to the point of being revolutionary

    • By James C. Samans on 08-14-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • John Adams

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 29 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,337
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,896
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,900

    In this powerful, epic biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lip smacking good

    • By Randall on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $70.95

    • When Women Ruled the World

    • By: Kara Cooney
    • Narrated by: Kara Cooney
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 578
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 527

    This riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra - women who ruled with real power - and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of women in power today....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Thoroughly Feminist Review of Ancient Egypt

    • By Morgan on 03-07-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 1,294
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,221
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,216

    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
    • An Exceptional Story

    • By Anonymous User on 03-12-19
    • 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 1,294 ratings

    Regular price: $31.95

    • 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 2,939
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,733
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,732

    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

    • A Thousand Small Sanities

    • The Moral Adventure of Liberalism
    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    A Thousand Small Sanities is a manifesto rooted in the lives of people who invented and extended the liberal tradition. Taking us from Montaigne to Mill, and from Middlemarch to the civil rights movement, Adam Gopnik argues that liberalism is not a form of centrism....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Erudite and entertaining!

    • By D. A. Vail on 05-20-19

    Regular price: $28.50

    • 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 1,399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,281

    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

    • Skunk Works

    • A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed
    • By: Ben R. Rich, Leo Janos
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,855
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,422
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,418

    From the development of the U-2 to the Stealth fighter, the never-before-told story behind America's high-stakes quest to dominate the skies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Jean on 08-04-15

    Regular price: $29.95

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