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    • The Island at the Center of the World

    • The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Russell Shorto
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 126

    In a landmark work of history, Russell Shorto presents astonishing information on the founding of our nation and reveals in riveting detail the crucial role of the Dutch in making America what it is today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing history!

    • By Catherine Repice on 02-27-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Amsterdam

    • A History of the World's Most Liberal City
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Russell Shorto
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317

    In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the idiosyncratic evolution of Amsterdam, showing how such disparate elements as herring anatomy, naked Anabaptists parading through the streets, and an intimate gathering in a 16th-century wine-tasting room had a profound effect on Dutch - and world - history. Weaving in his own experiences of his adopted home, Shorto provides an ever-surprising, intellectually engaging story of Amsterdam from its golden age to the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth Reading - Highly Recommended

    • By Whit B on 05-12-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Revolution Song

    • A Story of American Freedom
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Russell Shorto
    • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    From the author of the acclaimed history The Island at the Center of the World, an intimate new epic of the American Revolution that reinforces its meaning for today. With America's founding principles being debated today as never before, Russell Shorto looks back to the era in which those principles were forged. Drawing on new sources, he weaves the lives of six people into a seamless narrative that casts fresh light on the range of experience in colonial America on the cusp of revolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW<br />

    • By Teri Marshall on 09-05-18

    Regular price: $34.99