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    • The Great Halifax Explosion

    • A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism
    • By: John U. Bacon
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    From best-selling author John U. Bacon, a gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima. On Monday, December 3, 1917, the French freighter SS Mont-Blanc set sail from Brooklyn carrying the largest cache of explosives ever loaded onto a ship, including 2,300 tons of picric acid, an unstable, poisonous chemical more powerful than TNT.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best story I never heard of

    • By Matt on 02-05-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Endzone

    • The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football
    • By: John U. Bacon
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 128

    Endzone tells the story of how college football's most successful and respected program nearly lost it all in less than a decade and entirely of its own doing. It is a story of hubris, greed, and betrayal, a tale more suited to Wall Street than the world's top public university.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By Justin on 12-21-15
    • The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football
    • By: John U. Bacon
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 12-09-15
    • 5 out of 5 stars 137 ratings

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Cirque Du Soleil, The Spark

    • Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All
    • By: Lyn Heward, John U. Bacon
    • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Creativity and innovation are widely recognized as essential to success in business and in so many aspects of our lives. For over two decades, Cirque du Soleil has been a world-renowned laboratory of creativity, enthralling audiences around the world by fusing dazzling acrobatics, staging, choreography, and music, along with beautiful costumes and technical effects, to inspire and create magical, almost otherworldly theatrical experiences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How Business Works Today - Follow and Succeed

    • By Air on 01-06-09

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Bo's Lasting Lessons

    • The Legendary Coach Teaches the Timeless Fundamentals of Leadership
    • By: Bo Schembechler, John U. Bacon
    • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 53

    In Bo's Lasting Lessons, the coach draws on his years of experience, using first-person anecdotes to deliver timeless lessons on leadership, motivation, and responsibility. With pithy language, Bo explains that true leadership requires the compassion to actively listen to your people, and then to have the courage to do what is right every time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen for any Michigan fan

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-10-17

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Playing Hurt

    • My Journey from Despair to Hope
    • By: John Saunders, John U. Bacon
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 53

    In Playing Hurt, a leading figure in the sports world - the quintessential "man's man" who seems to have it all - confesses his constant battle with depression. John Saunders welcomes listeners into the heart of his desperate struggle through insights into the root causes of depression and explanations of modern medical and homeopathic treatments.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Story That Can Save Lives!

    • By Mike on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $29.65