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    • Autumn of the Black Snake

    • The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West
    • By: William Hogeland
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    In 1783, with the signing of the Peace of Paris, the American Revolution was complete. And yet even as the newly independent United States secured peace with Great Britain, it found itself losing an escalating military conflict on its borderlands. The enemy was the indigenous people of the Ohio Valley, who rightly saw the new nation as a threat to their existence.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • reader ruins book

    • By J. F. Uccello on 09-21-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Whiskey Rebellion

    • By: William Hogeland
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 108

    A gripping and provocative tale of violence, alcohol, and taxes, The Whiskey Rebellion pits President George Washington and Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton against angry, armed settlers across the Appalachians. Unearthing a pungent segment of early American history long ignored by historians, William Hogeland brings to startling life the rebellion that decisively contributed to the establishment of federal authority.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story and narration

    • By Kismet on 08-12-06

    Regular price: $22.04

    • The Storm of the Century

    • Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900
    • By: Al Roker, William Hogeland
    • Narrated by: Byron Wagner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    On the afternoon of September 8, 1900, 200-mile-per-hour winds and 15-foot waves slammed into Galveston, the prosperous and growing port city on Texas' Gulf Coast. By dawn the next day, when the storm had passed, the city that had existed just hours before was gone. Shattered, grief-stricken survivors emerged to witness a level of destruction never before seen: 8,000 corpses littered the streets and were buried under the massive wreckage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent read

    • By Paul on 09-12-15

    Regular price: $25.09