Hampton Sides
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Hampton Sides

HAMPTON SIDES is the author of In the Kingdom of Ice, Ghost Soldiers, Blood and Thunder, Hellhound On His Trail, and other bestselling works of narrative history and literary non-fiction. His newest work, On Desperate Ground, will be published by Doubleday this October. Hampton is an editor-at-large for Outside magazine. His magazine work, collected in numerous published anthologies, has been twice named a Finalist for the National Magazine Awards in feature writing. A recent fellow of the Santa Fe Institute, he teaches literary journalism and narrative history at Colorado College. A native of Memphis with a BA in history from Yale, he lives in Santa Fe with his wife Anne.

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Best Sellers

    • On Desperate Ground

    • The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 173

    Hampton Sides' superb account of this epic clash in the Korean War relies on years of archival research, unpublished letters, declassified documents, and interviews with scores of marines and Koreans who survived the siege....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent page turning account

    • By Kirk Green on 10-11-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Ghost Soldiers

    • The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 556
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected troops from the elite US Army 6th Ranger Battalion slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ghost soldiers

    • By Zach on 09-07-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Blood and Thunder

    • An Epic of the American West
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 20 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 799
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 795

    In the fall of 1846, the venerable Navajo warrior Narbona, greatest of his people's chieftains, looked down upon the small town of Santa Fe....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History Many Don't Know

    • By Tom on 03-21-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • In the Kingdom of Ice

    • The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,099
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,100

    New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Took a long time to develop

    • By Brandon on 02-20-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Hellhound on His Trail

    • The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: Hampton Sides
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 724
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482

    On April 23, 1967, Prisoner #416J, an inmate at the notorious Missouri State Penitentiary, escaped in a breadbox....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History Comes Alive

    • By L. Lyter on 06-29-10

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Americana

    • Dispatches from the New Frontier
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    For more than 15 years, best-selling author and historian Hampton Sides has traveled widely across the continent exploring the America that lurks just behind the scrim....

    Regular price: $34.99

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