American Nonfiction

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    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Henry Strozier
    • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 08-01-13
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 208 ratings
    • In addition to the complete text of America and Americans, this volume brings together for the first time more than 50 of Steinbeck's finest essays and journalistic pieces....

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    • The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
    • By: Jim Murphy
    • Narrated by: Pat Bottino
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 09-13-05
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 177 ratings
    • Bizarre medical practices of the time are discussed, as well as popular historical figures, such as George Washington and Benjamin Rush, who were involved in finding a cure....

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    • John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Call of the American West
    • By: David Weston Marshall
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 12-07-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 115 ratings
    • In 1804, John Colter set out with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on the first US expedition to traverse the North American continent. During the 28-month ordeal, Colter served as a hunter and scout, and honed his survival skills on the western frontier....

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    • By: Jackie Torrence
    • Narrated by: Jackie Torrence
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Release date: 10-20-00
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 35 ratings
    • One of America's favorite African-American storytellers remembers her childhood in tender, unforgettable new stories....

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    • Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent
    • By: Tamer Elnoury, Kevin Maurer
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 10-23-17
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2,642 ratings
    • The explosive memoir of a Muslim American FBI agent fighting terror from the inside....

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    • An Insider’s Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan
    • By: Gary C. Schroen
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 08-12-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 106 ratings
    • While America held its breath in the days immediately following 9/11, a small but determined group of CIA agents covertly began to change history....

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    • True Tales and Legends of Famous Gunfighters, Outlaws and Sheriffs from the Wild West
    • By: Jonathan Hunt
    • Narrated by: Virtual Voice
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 04-18-24
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating
    • Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rugged landscapes, daring outlaws, fearless lawmen, and untamed frontier spirit that defined an era. ...

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    • An Epic of the American West
    • By: Hampton Sides
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 20 hrs and 56 mins
    • Release date: 10-09-06
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,036 ratings
    • From the author of Ghost Soldiers comes a magnificent history of the American conquest of the West....

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    • A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America
    • By: Nicole Eustace
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 06-22-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 36 ratings
    • On the eve of a major treaty conference between Iroquois leaders and European colonists in the distant summer of 1722, two White fur traders attacked an Indigenous hunter and left him for dead near Conestoga, Pennsylvania....

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    • Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    • By: Erik Larson
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 12-29-02
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 30,223 ratings
    • The true tale of the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago and the cunning serial killer who used the magic and majesty of the fair to lure his victims to their death....

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    • A Lively Guide to the Bitter End
    • By: Harold Schechter
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 03-26-19
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 15 ratings
    • In the tradition of Mary Roach's best-selling Stiff and Jessica Mitford's classic expose The American Way of Death comes this meticulously researched and refreshingly irreverent look at death from acclaimed author Harold Schechter....

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    • The Making of an American Sea
    • By: Jack E. Davis
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 20 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 04-19-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 423 ratings
    • Winner of the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction - the tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic....

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    • By: Rebecca Skloot
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 02-02-10
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16,588 ratings
    • Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most important tools in medicine....

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    • John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid
    • By: Charles P. Poland Jr.
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 05-18-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings
    • This new biography covers Brown's background and the context to his decision to carry out the raid, a detailed narrative of the raid and its consequences for both those involved and America; and an exploration of the changing characterization of Brown since his death....

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    • Sitting Bull & The Resistance of the Free Lakotas
    • By: Robert M. Utley
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 08-10-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 8 ratings
    • The Last Sovereigns is the story of how Sioux chief Sitting Bull resisted the White man's ways as a last best hope for the survival of an indigenous way of life on the Great Plains....

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    • By: Tyler Omoth
    • Narrated by: anonymous
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Release date: 03-22-22
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 57 ratings
    • The American Revolution was a war that allowed the birth of a new country. Secrets of the American Revolution reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on our walls and the allegiances in our hearts....

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