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    • Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee

    • How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America
    • By: Thomas J. Craughwell
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1784, Thomas Jefferson struck a deal with one of his slaves, 19-year-old James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along for a particular purpose - to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James's cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. Thus began one of the strangest partnerships in United States history

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED sooooo much!!!!

    • By Tonya Skelly on 08-10-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Pope Francis: The Pope from the End of the Earth

    • By: Thomas J. Craughwell
    • Narrated by: Kevin Gallagher
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    On March 13, 2013, the world waited in hushed anticipation for the announcement of the new successor of Peter and leader of the Roman Catholic Church. For weeks the news had been filled with discussions and speculation of leading papabili. Now, finally, the new pope would be revealed. But when Jorge Mario Bergoglio appeared, the world was momentarily stunned. Who was this humble cardinal from Argentina who emerged onto the loggia, choosing the name Francis in honor of St. Francis of Assisi?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
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    • By Amazon Customer on 07-04-15

    Regular price: $6.95