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    • Lost Kingdom

    • Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Adventure
    • By: Julia Flynn Siler
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 93

    A thriving monarchy had ruled over Hawaii for generations. Taro fields and fish ponds had long sustained native Hawaiians but sugar plantations had been gradually subsuming them. This fractured, vulnerable Hawaii was the country that Queen Lili‘uokalani, or Lili‘u, inherited when she came to power at the end of the nineteenth century.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating story, sparsely told

    • By Great Tutu Kona on 01-17-12
    • Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Adventure
    • By: Julia Flynn Siler
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 01-03-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 108 ratings

    Regular price: $18.19

    • The House of Mondavi

    • The Rise and Fall of an American Wine Dynasty
    • By: Julia Flynn Siler
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    Set in California's lush Napa Valley and spanning four generations of a talented and visionary family, The House of Mondavi is a tale of genius, sibling rivalry, and betrayal. From 1906, when Italian immigrant Cesare Mondavi passed through Ellis Island, to the Robert Mondavi Corporation's 21st-century battle over a billion-dollar fortune, award-winning journalist Julia Flynn Siler brings to life both the place and the people in this riveting family drama.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The House of Mandavi

    • By Gerald on 08-27-07

    Regular price: $27.99