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    • Twilight at Monticello

    • The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson
    • By: Alan Pell Crawford
    • Narrated by: James Boles
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 81
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      4 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Much has been written about Thomas Jefferson, with good reason: His life was a great American drama, one of the greatest, played out in compelling acts. He was the architect of our democracy, a visionary chief executive who expanded this nation's physical boundaries to unimagined lengths.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • After Leaving Office

    • By Roy on 09-23-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • How Not to Get Rich

    • The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain
    • By: Alan Pell Crawford
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Mark Twain's lifetime spans America's era of greatest economic growth. And Twain was an active, even giddy, participant in all the great booms and busts of his time, launching himself into one harebrained get-rich-quick scheme after another. But far from striking it rich, the man who coined the term "Gilded Age" failed with comical regularity to join the ranks of plutocrats who made this period in America notorious for its wealth and excess.

    Regular price: $23.09