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    • Voyagers of the Titanic

    • Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From
    • By: Richard Davenport-Hines
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Late in the night of April 14, 1912, the mighty Titanic, a passenger liner traveling from Southampton, England, to New York City, struck an iceberg four hundred miles south of Newfoundland. Its sinking over the next two and a half hours brought the ship—mythological in name and size—100 years of infamy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thorough, panoramic

    • By Tad Davis on 04-10-12

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Universal Man

    • The Lives of John Maynard Keynes
    • By: Richard Davenport-Hines
    • Narrated by: Robert Ian Mackenzie
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Universal Man noted biographer and historian Richard Davenport-Hines revives our understanding of John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), the 20th century's most charismatic and revolutionary economist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly excellent!

    • By Rod on 07-17-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Enemies Within: Communists, Spies and the Making of Modern Britain

    • By: Richard Davenport-Hines
    • Narrated by: Richard Trinder
    • Length: 24 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What pushed Blunt, Burgess, Cairncross, Maclean and Philby into Soviet hands? With access to recently released papers and other neglected documents, this sharp analysis of the intelligence world examines how and why these men and others betrayed their country and what this cost Britain and its allies.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • How to Make Money Being an Uber Driver

    • The Definitive, Foolproof, One Hundred Percent Way to Making Thousands Being an Uber Driver
    • By: Richard Davenport
    • Narrated by: Michael Whalen
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
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    You're about to rediscover the joy and excitement you felt when you got your license and or your first car. This guide will explain how being an Uber driver is lucrative and easy. This guide is going to set you in the right direction to meeting all your financial needs, with little-to-no out-of-pocket expense. If you have the drive, the need, and the want for financial freedom on your terms, this guide may be for you. Don't let this opportunity pass you by: don't ride shotgun, be the one behind the wheel!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This book is worthless

    • By Josh Wages on 06-15-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Universal Man: The Seven Lives of John Maynard Keynes

    • By: Richard Davenport-Hines
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Published in time to mark the seventieth anniversary of the death of John Maynard Keynes, this thematic biography revives our understanding of the twentieth century's most charismatic and revolutionary economist, a man whose ideas continue to influence global finance today. John Maynard Keynes saved Britain from financial crisis twice over the course of two world wars and instructed Western industrialised states on how to protect themselves from revolutionary unrest.

    Regular price: $18.70

    • Titanic Lives

    • Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew
    • By: Richard Davenport-Hines
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Marking the centenary of the Titanic, A Shape of Ice is an utterly compelling exploration of the lives on board the most famous ship in history. The RMS Titanic was built as one of the world's largest and most luxurious liners. A marine Ritz, it was a 45,000 ton hotel of thin steel plates, travelling at a speed of 21 knots across the unforgiving ocean.On the night of 14 April 1912, the seemingly unsinkable ship hit an iceberg. It sustained a 300 feet gash and six compartments were wrenched open to the sea.

    Regular price: $15.45