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    • How They Choked

    • Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous
    • By: Georgia Bragg
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Over the course of history, famous people made mistakes that were so monumental they could never escape them, no matter how brilliant their successes! Ferdinand Magellan is credited as the first man to sail around the world...but he only actually made it halfway. His terrible treatment of everyone he met cut his life journey short. Queen Isabella of Spain is remembered for financing Columbus' expeditions - and for creating the Spanish Inquisition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating take on historical fails

    • By Tracey on 10-27-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • How They Croaked

    • The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
    • By: Georgia Bragg
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Best-selling author Georgia Bragg delights young people with her quirky characters and unique subject matter. How They Croaked provides all the gory details of the awful ends of 19 awfully famous people. It details Ludwig Van Beethoven’s expansive finale, Henry VII’s explosive end, Albert Einstein’s great brain escape, and Marie Curie’s glowing demise.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Morbid, but in a good way!

    • By Kindle Customer on 08-14-11

    Regular price: $13.99