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    • Braddock's Defeat

    • The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution
    • By: David L. Preston
    • Narrated by: Michael Quinlan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
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      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    On July 9, 1755, British and colonial troops under the command of General Edward Braddock suffered a crushing defeat to French and Native American enemy forces in Ohio Country. Known as the Battle of the Monongahela, the loss altered the trajectory of the Seven Years' War in America, escalating the fighting and shifting the balance of power. An unprecedented rout of a modern and powerful British army by a predominantly Indian force, Monongahela shocked the colonial world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great history book

    • By D. Littman on 01-09-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Las Vegas Noir

    • By: Jose Skinner, John O'Brien, David Corbett, and others
    • Narrated by: Arielle Lipshaw, Mike Vendetti, Charles Bice, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    In 2004, Akashic Books launched a groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, starting with the award-winning best-seller Brooklyn Noir. Each book is comprised of new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. In this chilling portrait of America's Sin City, lady luck is just as likely to dispense cold hard cash as a cold-hearted killing. Brand-new stories by: John O'Brien, David Corbett, Scott Phillips, Nora Pierce, Tod Goldberg, and many others.

    Regular price: $11.19