Jack Kelly
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Jack Kelly

As a historian, Jack Kelly has always written about his passions. "The Edge of Anarchy," his latest book, recounts the greatest uprising of working people in U.S. history. Jack drew on his childhood along the Erie Canal for "Heaven's Ditch." His nonfiction book about the Revolutionary War, "Band of Giants," won the DAR History Medal. Jack's reader-friendly books are filled with I-didn't-know-that moments. He lives and works in New York's Hudson River Valley.

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    • The Edge of Anarchy

    • The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America
    • By: Jack Kelly
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The dramatic story of the explosive 1894 clash of industry, labor, and government that shook the nation and marked a turning point for America. The Edge of Anarchy offers a vivid account of the greatest uprising of working people in American history....

    • The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America
    • By: Jack Kelly
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 01-08-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Band of Giants

    • The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence
    • By: Jack Kelly
    • Narrated by: James C. Lewis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    The soldiers of the American Revolution were a diverse lot: merchants and mechanics, farmers and fishermen, paragons and drunkards. Most were ardent amateurs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "The Politics and Personalities of the American Revolution"

    • By E. J. Potchen on 08-19-16
    • The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence
    • By: Jack Kelly
    • Narrated by: James C. Lewis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 02-03-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 66 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Heaven’s Ditch

    • God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal
    • By: Jack Kelly
    • Narrated by: Andrew Reilly
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An under told story of the United States.

    • By JayHey on 08-28-16

    Regular price: $24.95

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