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    • The Pioneers

    • The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,008

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story - the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ancestors Were Some of These Pioneers

    • By Zack on 05-08-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Wright Brothers

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,967
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,928
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,913

    Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story behind the story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.

    On December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Wilbur and Orville Wright's Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard. The Age of Flight had begun. How did they do it? And why?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story but narration is a little boring

    • By Vince on 08-20-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • John Adams

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 29 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,892
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,896

    McCullough's John Adams has the sweep and vitality of a great novel. This is history on a grand scale, an audiobook about politics, war, and social issues, but also about human nature, love, religious faith, virtue, ambition, friendship, and betrayal, and the far-reaching consequences of noble ideas. Above all, it is an enthralling, often surprising story of one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lip smacking good

    • By Randall on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $70.95

    • Brave Companions

    • Portraits in History
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 908
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 891

    The best-selling author of Truman and John Adams, David McCullough has written profiles of exceptional men and women past and present who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless about the human condition. Here are Alexander von Humboldt, whose epic explorations of South America surpassed the Lewis and Clark expedition; Harriet Beecher Stowe, "the little woman who made the big war”....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I USUALLY LOVE THIS GUY

    • By Randall on 01-28-19

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Greater Journey

    • Americans in Paris
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,525
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,064
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,065

    The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900, ambitious to excel in their work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • McCullough takes it to the next level

    • By gregory m loyd on 07-12-11

    Regular price: $34.95

    • About Face

    • By: Colonel David H. Hackworth US Army Ret., Julie Sherman
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 40 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    From age 15 to 40, David Hackworth devoted himself to the US Army and fast became a living legend. In 1971, however, he appeared on television to decry the doomed war effort in Vietnam. With About Face, he has written what many Vietnam veterans have called the most important book of their generation.

    Regular price: $27.26

    • Truman

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 54 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,772
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,494
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,496

    Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman captured the heart of the nation. The life and times of the 33rd president of the United States, Truman provides a deeply moving look at an extraordinary, singular American.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • That Mousy Little Man From Missouri Revisited

    • By Sara on 07-23-15

    Regular price: $115.95

    • The Great Bridge

    • The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 27 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,638
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,634

    This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nation's history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the Civil War, when Americans believed all things were possible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Outstanding McCullough

    • By Ohad on 09-02-15

    Regular price: $57.95

    • The American Spirit

    • Who We Are and What We Stand For
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 970
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 884
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879

    Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, colleges and universities, historical societies, and other esteemed institutions. Now, at a time of self-reflection in America following a bitter election campaign that has left the country divided, McCullough has collected some of his most important speeches in a brief volume designed to identify important principles and characteristics that are particularly American.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's college commencment day, most of the time.

    • By Jordan Poer on 04-25-17

    Regular price: $20.95

    • The Jefferson Lies

    • Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson
    • By: David Barton
    • Narrated by: David Barton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The Jefferson Lies tackles seven myths about Thomas Jefferson head-on and answers pressing questions about this incredible statesman.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • In defense of the original; but not the original.

    • By Nancy on 04-07-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Path Between the Seas

    • The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 31 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,286

    The Path Between the Seas tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failures. McCullough expertly weaves the many strands of this momentous event into a captivating tale.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing accomplishment in history

    • By HEIDI GOMEZ on 04-27-16

    Regular price: $69.95

    • Killers of the Flower Moon

    • The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Will Patton, Ann Marie Lee, Danny Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,638
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7,824
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,798

    In the 1920s the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were shot and poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An outstanding story, highly recommended

    • By S. Blakely on 06-22-17

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Johnstown Flood

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,091
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,395
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,381

    At the end of the last century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was a booming coal-and-steel town filled with hardworking families striving for a piece of the nation's burgeoning industrial prosperity. In the mountains above Johnstown, an old earth dam had been hastily rebuilt to create a lake for an exclusive summer resort patronized by the tycoons of that same industrial prosperity, among them Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and Andrew Mellon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A page-turner! HIstory that reads like a novel

    • By Susan K Donley on 06-17-05

    Regular price: $25.95

    • A Good American Family

    • The Red Scare and My Father
    • By: David Maraniss
    • Narrated by: David Maraniss
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In a riveting audiobook with powerful resonance today, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss captures the pervasive fear and paranoia that gripped America during the Red Scare of the 1950s through the chilling yet affirming story of his family’s ordeal, from blacklisting to vindication. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Odd criticism

    • By Andrew L. Irwin on 07-14-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Fifties

    • By: David Halberstam
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 34 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 144

    The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the 10 years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today. Halberstam offers portraits of not only the titans of the age: Eisenhower, Dulles, Oppenheimer, MacArthur, Hoover, and Nixon; but also of Harley Earl, who put fins on cars; Dick and Mac McDonald and Ray Kroc, who mass-produced the American hamburger; Kemmons Wilson, who placed his Holiday Inns along the nation's roadsides; and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • one of the very best

    • By Portsman on 09-25-18

    Regular price: $48.95

    • 1776

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    In this stirring audiobook, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a must listen

    • By Anonymous User on 07-03-05

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Case for Trump

    • By: Victor Davis Hanson
    • Narrated by: David Lertham
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 918
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 822
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 819

    From an award-winning historian and regular Fox contributor, the true story of how Donald Trump has become one of the most successful presidents in history - and why America needs him now more than ever. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!!

    • By Wayne on 03-07-19

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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 1,651
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,449
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,444

    Here, anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: He shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods - that is, long before the invention of coins or cash. It is in this era, Graeber argues, that we also first encounter a society divided into debtors and creditors.

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

    • By James C. Samans on 08-14-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Lincoln

    • By: David Herbert Donald
    • Narrated by: Dick Estell
    • Length: 30 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 531

    In the best-selling tradition of Truman, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer David Herbert Donald offers a new classic in American history and biography - a masterly account of how one man's extraordinary political acumen steered the Union to victory in the Civil War, and of how his soaring rhetoric gave meaning to that agonizing struggle for nationhood and equality.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The narration almost stopped me.

    • By Vicente on 11-14-13

    Regular price: $40.95

    • The Best and the Brightest

    • By: David Halberstam
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 37 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466

    Using portraits of America’s flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country’s recent history: Why did America become mired in Vietnam, and why did we lose? As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Preparation for Ken Burns

    • By Chiefkent on 06-12-17

    Regular price: $48.95

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