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    • Flags of Our Fathers

    • By: James Bradley, Ron Powers
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 624
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 370

    In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome

    • By Thomas on 11-29-06

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Flyboys

    • A True Story of Courage
    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Author
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 611
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 539
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 536

    Flyboys is the true story of young American airmen who were shot down over Chichi Jima. Eight of these young men were captured by Japanese troops and taken prisoner. Another was rescued by an American submarine and went on to become president. The reality of what happened to the eight prisoners has remained a secret for almost 60 years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Distubing, Shocking and True!

    • By GH on 07-21-12
    • A True Story of Courage
    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Author
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 01-17-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 611 ratings

    Regular price: $19.38

    • The China Mirage

    • The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden truths behind America's engagement in Asia. Now comes his most engrossing work yet. Beginning in the 1850s, Bradley introduces us to the prominent Americans who made their fortunes in the China opium trade. As they - good Christians all - profitably addicted millions, American missionaries arrived, promising salvation for those who adopted Western ways.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read/hear

    • By Ben Nelson on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Imperial Cruise

    • A Secret History of Empire and War
    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous 21 year old daughter Alice served as mistress of the cruise, which included senators and congressmen. On this trip, Taft concluded secret agreements in Roosevelt's name.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bradley is showing excellent promise was historian

    • By John N. Rampe on 03-13-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Brutes or Angels

    • Human Possibility in the Age of Biotechnology
    • By: Professor Emeritus James T. Bradley PhD
    • Narrated by: Michael Morgan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    James T. Bradley introduces important biological principles and the basic procedures used in biotechnology. Various ethical issues - personhood, personal identity, privacy, ethnic discrimination, distributive justice, authenticity and human nature, and the significance of mortality in the human life cycle - are presented in a clear and unbiased manner.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Flags of Our Fathers

    • By: James Bradley, Ron Powers
    • Narrated by: Barry Bostwick, James Bradley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima - and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak and raised a flag. Now the son of one of the flag raisers has written a powerful account of six very different men who came together in a moment that will live forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flags of Our Fathers

    • By Doug on 04-10-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Clade

    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Ian Bliss
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    A provocative, urgent audiobook about time, family and how a changing planet might change our lives, from James Bradley, acclaimed author of The Resurrectionist and editor of The Penguin Book of the Ocean.Compelling, challenging and resilient, over ten beautifully contained chapters, Clade canvasses three generations from the very near future to late this century. Central to the novel is the family of Adam, a scientist, and his wife Ellie, an artist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Speculative Fiction with Heart

    • By Casey on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $18.95

    • Reagan and the World

    • Leadership and National Security, 1981-1989, Studies In Conflict Diplomacy Peace
    • By: Bradley Lynn Coleman, Kyle Longley, Jack Matlock Jr., and others
    • Narrated by: Kirk O. Winkler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Throughout his presidency, Ronald Reagan sought "peace through strength" during an era of historic change. In the decades since, pundits and scholars have argued over the president's legacy: some consider Reagan a charismatic and consummate leader, who renewed American strength and defeated communism. To others he was an ambitious and dangerous warmonger, whose presidency was plagued with mismanagement, misconduct, and foreign policy failures.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Silent Invasion: The Change Trilogy 1

    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Foxley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Plants, animals and humans are being infected by spores from space and becoming part of a vast alien intelligence. When 16-year-old Callie discovers her little sister Gracie is Changing, she flees with Gracie to the Zone to escape termination by the ruthless officers of quarantine. What Callie finds in the Zone will alter her forever and send her on a journey to the stars and beyond. 

    Regular price: $17.91

    • Clade

    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Ian Bliss
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Compelling, challenging and resilient, over 10 beautifully contained chapters Clade canvasses three generations, from the very near future to late this century. Central to the novel is the family of Adam, a scientist, and his wife, Ellie, an artist. Clade opens with them wanting a child and Adam in a quandary about the wisdom of this. Their daughter proves to be an elusive little girl and then a troubled teenager, and by now cracks have appeared in her parents' marriage. Their grandson is in turn a troubled boy.

    Regular price: $21.50

    • The Resurrectionist

    • By: James Bradley
    • Narrated by: Stan Pretty
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    London, 1826. Leaving behind his father's tragic failures, Gabriel Swift arrives to study with Edwin Poll, the greatest of the city's anatomists. It is his chance to find advancement by making a name for himself. But instead he finds himself drawn to his master's nemesis, Lucan, the most powerful of the city's resurrectionists and ruler of its trade in stolen bodies. Dismissed by Mr. Poll, Gabriel descends into the violence and corruption of London's underworld.

    Regular price: $34.12