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    • The Accidental President

    • Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World
    • By: A. J. Baime
    • Narrated by: Tony Messano
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 192

    The dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman's first four months in office, when this unlikely president had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional

    • By Jean on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Arsenal of Democracy

    • FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
    • By: A. J. Baime
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,048
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,045

    The Arsenal of Democracy tells the incredible story of how Detroit answered the call, centering on Henry Ford and his tortured son Edsel, who, when asked if they could deliver 50,000 airplanes, made an outrageous claim: Ford Motor Company would erect a plant that could yield a “bomber an hour”. Critics scoffed: Ford didn’t make planes; they made simple, affordable cars. But bucking his father’s resistance, Edsel charged ahead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Edsel Ford, a tragic hero

    • By TG on 12-21-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Go Like Hell

    • Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans
    • By: A. J. Baime
    • Narrated by: Jones Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 440
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 410

    By the early 1960s, Ford Motor Company, built to bring automobile transportation to the masses, was falling behind. Baby boomers were taking to the roads in droves, looking for speed not safety, style not comfort, and Ford didn’t offer what these young drivers wanted. Meanwhile, Enzo Ferrari lorded over the European racing scene, crafting beautiful, fast sports cars that epitomized style.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Very Entertaining Audiobook

    • By S. Perry on 12-29-13
    • Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans
    • By: A. J. Baime
    • Narrated by: Jones Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 10-21-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 440 ratings

    Regular price: $17.95