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    • Nikola Tesla

    • Father of the Electric Age - a Short Biography
    • By: Ryan Young
    • Narrated by: Gregory Diehl
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Nikola Tesla, a Serbian American, was a major contributor to the start of the electric age, which transformed daily life at the turn of the 20th century. His inventions, patents, and theoretical work formed the basis of the modern AC electricity system. Meanwhile, his inventive genius led to the development of the radio, the television, and the modern world as we know it. Tesla was one of America's first celebrity scientists, much like his competitor Thomas Edison.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • to Ryan I loved it

    • By Jessica on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • King William I "The Conqueror"

    • A Short Biography
    • By: Ryan Young
    • Narrated by: Gregory Diehl
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The descendent of Viking raiders, William the Conqueror, or William the Bastard as he was also known, took the throne of England in 1066. William showed himself to be an outstanding soldier and an extremely effective ruler, combining great fortitude with an unwavering insistence on his own authority. He was a formidable personality, whose political imagination and ruthlessness were the driving forces of the Norman Conquest of England.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good value for a quick read

    • By Margaret C. on 05-28-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    • A Short Biography
    • By: Ryan Young
    • Narrated by: Gregory Diehl
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Angela Merkel is a German politician best known as the first female chancellor of Germany and one of the architects of the European Union. Trained as a physicist, Merkel entered politics after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall. Rising to the position of chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union party, Merkel became Germany's first female chancellor following the 2005 national elections. Merkel is a prominent figure within the European Union and has helped turn Germany into one of the world's leading nations.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    • By DJW on 10-24-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Carol of the Tales and Other Nightly Noels

    • An Advent Anthology, Volume 2
    • By: Michael D. Young, Shirley Bahlmann, C. David Belt, and others
    • Narrated by: Martin Wilde
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Christmas carols capture the spirit of Christmas like nothing else, and Carol of the Tales and Other Nightly Noels brings beloved carols to life like never before. Throw your cares away with the tales from sweet silver bells. Find out how Santa Claus dabbles in time travel, and feel the redemption of a dying wife's parting Christmas gift. Experience all this and more in these heartfelt, entertaining tales donated by a team of authors from across the country, teaming together for a good cause.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By J. on 01-20-14

    Regular price: $19.95