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    • An American Cycling Odyssey, 1887

    • By: Kevin J. Hayes
    • Narrated by: Steve White
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1887 a 21-year-old newspaperman named George Nellis (1865-1948) rode a bicycle from Herkimer, New York, to San Francisco in 72 days, surpassing the transcontinental bicycle record by several weeks. He averaged 50 miles a day pedaling a 52-inch, high-wheeled Columbia Expert "ordinary" bicycle with a tubular steel frame and hard rubber tires, and he lost 23 pounds in the process.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Road to Monticello

    • The Life and Mind of Thomas Jefferson
    • By: Kevin J. Hayes
    • Narrated by: David Baker
    • Length: 25 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Thomas Jefferson was an avid book-collector, a voracious reader, and a gifted writer - a man who prided himself on his knowledge of classical and modern languages and whose marginal annotations include quotations from Euripides, Herodotus, and Milton. And yet there has never been a literary life of our most literary president.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Book

    • By Joe on 04-02-15

    Regular price: $39.95