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    • Samuel Colt: The Life and Legacy of the Man Who Invented America’s Most Famous Guns

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Samuel Colt entered the pool of visionaries in search of the invention that would tip the power balance in favor of those who possessed it. Samuel Colt: The Life and Legacy of the Man Who Invented America’s Most Famous Guns looks at the individual and firearms that helped shape the nation in the 19th century. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Cold War, and the Atomic West

    • The Oklahoma Western Biographies
    • By: Jon Hunner
    • Narrated by: Jim Woods
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jon Hunner’s concise account of Oppenheimer’s life and the emergence of an Atomic West distills a vast literature for students and general listeners. In this brisk, engaging biography, the author recounts how Oppenheimer helped locate the atomic weapons research lab at Los Alamos, New Mexico, and helped establish leading physics departments at the University of California–Berkeley and Caltech.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Vietnam War Soldier Stories

    • Untold Tales of Soldiers on the Battlefields of the Vietnam War
    • By: Ryan Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Wes Super
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vietnam is one of the most hotly debated wars. Should we have been there? Did the people of Vietnam really want our help? Did our presence there really help them? These are questions that will haunt the history books for many decades, or even centuries, to come. What we do know is that some men who fought in this highly unpopular war were heroes. 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Cleopatra: The Last Queen of Egypt

    • By: in60Learning
    • Narrated by: Tony Honickberg
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cleopatra was the last Egyptian pharaoh who ruled over Egypt, though her leadership was fraught with peril and political intrigue from the Greco-Roman sphere. She was the only member of her Greek family who bothered to learn the language of her people, and this dedication to the good of Egypt would be reflected in the way she ruled. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Heroes of the Great Conflict; Life and Services of William Farrar Smith, Major General, United States Volunteer in the Civil War

    • By: James Harrison Wilson
    • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Listen to this audiobook to learn more about Major General William Farrar Smith, volunteer in the Civil War.

    Regular price: $6.95

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