Dean King
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Dean King

Dean King is an award-winning author of nine non-fiction books. You can learn more about him at deanhking.com or keep up with him on Facebook. King has chased stories across Europe, Asia, Africa and now Appalachia. His goal is to draw you into a nuanced and accurate historical narrative that allows you to live with the characters, to feel their pain, striving, and joy, and to grow with them. He rides the camels, climbs the 14,000 foot passes, walks the yard-arms, and tracks down far flung sources. (He was shot at beside the Tug River while researching his latest book, THE FEUD.) Then he writes and edits until his knuckles have no skin, his elbows ache, and his family is looking for him, all to give you pleasure in lean and meaningful prose. If he makes you eager to take his book to your favorite easy chair or crawl into bed and curl up with it, he's happy. If you learn something or feel changed, then all the better. King's writing has appeared in Granta, Garden & Gun, National Geographic Adventure, Outside, New York Magazine and the New York Times. He is a contributing editor of Virginia Living and a nationally known speaker, who has been the chief story-teller on two History Channel documentaries.

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    • Skeletons on the Zahara

    • A True Story of Survival
    • By: Dean King
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 545
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    Everywhere hailed as a masterpiece of historical adventure, this enthralling narrative recounts the experiences of 12 American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1815....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haunting

    • By thawstone on 06-05-16

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Feud

    • The Hatfields and McCoys: The True Story
    • By: Dean King
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    Filled with bitter quarrels, reckless affairs, treacherous betrayals, relentless mercenaries, and courageous detectives, The Feud is the riveting story....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best history book

    • By Floyd on 11-04-16
    • The Hatfields and McCoys: The True Story
    • By: Dean King
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 05-17-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 79 ratings

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Unbound

    • A True Story of War, Love, and Survival
    • By: Dean King
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
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    In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself facing annihilation, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Nationalist soldiers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • extraordinary account of women in china history

    • By Gordon on 11-30-12
    • A True Story of War, Love, and Survival
    • By: Dean King
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 03-24-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

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