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    • The Man Who Knew the Way to the Moon

    • By: Todd Zwillich
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    The story of John C. Houbolt, an unsung hero of Apollo 11 and the man who showed NASA how to put America on the moon. 

    Without John C. Houbolt, a junior engineer at NASA, Apollo 11 would never have made it to the moon. Top NASA engineers on the project, including Werner Von Braun, strongly advocated for a single, huge spacecraft to travel to the moon, land, and return to Earth. It's the scenario used in 1950s cartoons and horror movies about traveling to outer space.

    Regular price: $7.95

    • About Face

    • By: Colonel David H. Hackworth US Army Ret., Julie Sherman
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 45 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    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

    • Call Sign Chaos

    • Learning to Lead
    • By: Jim Mattis, Bing West
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Call Sign Chaos is the account of Jim Mattis’ storied career, from wide-ranging leadership roles in three wars to ultimately commanding a quarter of a million troops across the Middle East. Along the way, Mattis recounts his foundational experiences as a leader, extracting the lessons he has learned about the nature of warfighting and peacemaking, the importance of allies, and the strategic dilemmas - and short-sighted thinking - now facing our nation.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • America's Reluctant Prince

    • The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.
    • By: Steven M. Gillon
    • Narrated by: Tim Andrés Pabon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Through the lens of their decades-long friendship and including exclusive interviews and details from previously classified documents, noted historian and New York Times best-selling author Steven M. Gillon examines John F. Kennedy Jr.’s life and legacy from before his birth to the day he died. Gillon covers the highs, the lows, and the surprising incidents, viewpoints, and relationships that John never discussed publicly, revealing the full story behind JFK Jr.’s complicated and rich life.

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Right Kind of Crazy

    • Navy SEAL, Covert Operative, and Boy Scout from Hell
    • By: Clint Emerson
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    Clint Emerson is the only SEAL ever inducted into the International Spy Museum. Operating from the shadows, with an instinct for running towards trouble, his unique skill set made him the perfect hybrid of elite and modern day counterintelligence agent. Emerson spent his career on the bleeding edge of intelligence and operations, often specializing in solo missions that took advantage of subterfuge, improvisation, the best in recon and surveillance tech, and even elements of Hollywood disguise to combat the changing global battlefield.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Bastard Brigade

    • The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb
    • By: Sam Kean
    • Narrated by: Ben Sullivan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
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    During World War II, in the middle of building an atomic bomb, the leaders of the Manhattan Project were alarmed to learn that Nazi Germany was far outpacing the Allies in nuclear weapons research; Hitler, with just a few pounds of uranium, would have the capability to reverse the entire D-Day operation and conquer Europe. So they assembled a rough and motley crew of geniuses - dubbed the Alsos Mission - and sent them careening into Axis territory to spy on, sabotage, and even assassinate members of Nazi Germany's feared Uranium Club.

    • The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb
    • By: Sam Kean
    • Narrated by: Ben Sullivan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 07-09-19
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    Regular price: $29.65

    • Civilized to Death

    • What Was Lost on the Way to Modernity
    • By: Christopher Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The New York Times best-selling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die.  

    Regular price: $18.89

    • You Are Worth It

    • Building a Life Worth Fighting For
    • By: Kyle Carpenter, Don Yaeger
    • Narrated by: Kyle Carpenter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You Are Worth It is a memoir about the War in Afghanistan and Kyle’s heroics, yes, but it also is a manual for living. Organized around the credos that have guided Kyle’s life (from “Don’t Hide Your Scars” to “Call Your Mom”), the book encourages us to become our best selves in the time we've been given on earth.

    Regular price: $27.37

    • Apollo 13

    • By: Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers

    • The Texas Victory That Changed American History
    • By: Brian Kilmeade
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In March 1836, the Mexican army led by General Santa Anna massacred about 200-250 Texans who had been trapped in a tiny adobe church in San Antonio for 13 days. American legends Jim Bowie and Davey Crockett died there, along with other Americans who had moved to Texas looking for a fresh start. The devastating loss galvanized the surviving Texans. Under General Sam Houston, a maverick with a rocky past, the tiny army of settlers rallied.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Last Witnesses

    • An Oral History of the Children of World War II
    • By: Svetlana Alexievich
    • Narrated by: Julia Emelin, Yelena Shmulenson, Allen Lewis Rickman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, Last Witnesses is Alexievich’s collection of the memories of those who were children during World War II. They had sometimes been soldiers as well as witnesses, and their generation grew up with the trauma of the war deeply embedded - a trauma that would change the course of the Russian nation.  

    Regular price: $28.00

    • RAAF Black Cats

    • By: John Suter-Linton, Joseph Cleworth
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    The secret and dangerous operations of Australia's Pacific War Catalina crews told for the first time. RAAF Black Cats chronicles a little-known, yet crucial and courageous chapter in Australia's war history. While this story involved Australia and the United States, very few people on either side of the Pacific know of the significance the RAAF Catalina Squadrons had on the outcome of the war against Japan, and General Douglas MacArthur's triumphant 'return' to the Philippines. 

    Regular price: $30.54

    • American Carnage

    • On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
    • By: Tim Alberta
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 26 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The 2016 election was a watershed for the United States. But, as Tim Alberta explains in American Carnage, to understand Trump’s victory is to view him not as the creator of this era of polarization and bruising partisanship, but rather as its most manifest consequence. American Carnage is the story of a president’s rise based on a country’s evolution and a party’s collapse. As George W. Bush left office with record-low approval ratings and Barack Obama led a Democratic takeover of Washington, Republicans faced a moment of reckoning.

    • On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
    • By: Tim Alberta
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 26 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 07-16-19
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    Regular price: $55.90

    • Beneath the Tamarind Tree

    • A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram
    • By: Isha Sesay
    • Narrated by: Isha Sesay
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
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    The first definitive account of Boko Haram’s abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls, their years in captivity, and why this story still matters - by celebrated international journalist Isha Sesay.  

    Regular price: $30.79

    • George Marshall

    • Defender of the Republic
    • By: David L. Roll
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
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    Winston Churchill called him World War II's "organizer of victory." Harry Truman said he was "the greatest military man that this country ever produced." Today, in our era of failed leadership, few lives are more worthy of renewed examination than Marshall and his 50 years of loyal service to the defense of his nation and its values. Even as a young officer he was heralded as a genius, a reputation that grew when in WWI he planned and executed a nighttime movement of more than a half million troops from one battlefield to another that led to the armistice.

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Before and After

    • The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society
    • By: Judy Christie, Lisa Wingate
    • Narrated by: Emily Rankin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
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    From the 1920s to 1950, Georgia Tann ran a black-market baby business at the Tennessee Children’s Home Society in Memphis. The publication of Lisa Wingate’s novel Before We Were Yours brought new awareness of Tann’s lucrative career in child trafficking. Adoptees who knew little about their pasts gained insight into the startling facts behind their family histories. Encouraged by their contact with Wingate and award-winning journalist Judy Christie, who documented the stories of 15 adoptees in this book, many determined Tann survivors set out to trace their roots.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • "The Rest of Us"

    • The Rise of America's Eastern European Jews
    • By: Stephen Birmingham
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
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    The wave of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who swept into New York in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by way of Ellis Island were not welcomed by the Jews who had arrived decades before. These refugees from czarist Russia and the Polish shtetls who came to America to escape pogroms and persecution were considered barbaric, uneducated, and too steeped in the traditions of the "old country" to be accepted by the more refined and already well-established German-Jewish community. But the new arrivals were tough, passionate, and determined.

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Three Days at the Brink

    • FDR’s Daring Gamble to Win World War II
    • By: Bret Baier, Catherine Whitney
    • Narrated by: Bret Baier
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    From the number-one best-selling author of Three Days in Moscow and anchor of Fox News Channel’s Special Report with Bret Baier, a gripping history of the secret meeting that set the stage for victory in World War II - the now-forgotten 1943 Tehran Conference, where Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin plotted the war's endgame, including the D-Day invasion.

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Mobituaries

    • By: Mo Rocca
    • Narrated by: Mo Rocca
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries - reading about the remarkable lives of world leaders, captains of industry, innovators, and artists. But not every notable life has gotten the send-off it deserves. With Mobituaries - the book companion to the CBS podcast of the same name - the journalist, humorist, and history buff is righting that wrong, profiling the people who have long fascinated him - from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer…to sitcom characters gone all too soon…to a shamefully forgotten Founding Father.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Alexander the Great

    • His Life and His Mysterious Death
    • By: Anthony Everitt
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In Alexander the Great, Anthony Everitt judges Alexander’s life against the criteria of his own age and considers all his contradictions. We meet the Macedonian prince who was naturally inquisitive and fascinated by science and exploration, as well as the man who enjoyed the arts and used the poet Homer’s great epic, the Iliad, as a bible. As his empire grew, Alexander exhibited respect for the traditions of his new subjects and careful judgment in administering rule over his vast territory. But his career also had a dark side. 

    Regular price: $31.50

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