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The Measure of a Man
By Harper Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
I have no wish to play the pontificating fool, pretending that I've suddenly come up with the answers to all life's questions. Quite that contrary, I began this book as an exploration, an exercise in self-questing. In other words, I wanted to find out, as I looked back at a long and complicated life, with many twists and turns, how well I've done at measuring up to the values I myself have set. --Sidney Poitier, in this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and

Coming of Age in Mississippi
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Audie Award Finalist, Classic, 2014 Born to a poor couple who were tenant farmers on a plantation in Mississippi, Anne Moody lived through some of the most dangerous days of the pre-civil rights era in the South. The week before she began high school came the news of Emmet Till's lynching. Before then, she had ''known the fear of hunger, hell, and the Devil. But now there was...the fear of being killed just because I was black.'' In that moment was born the passion for freedom and justice that

The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 1,Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Unabridged edition
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life Abridged on 8 CDs [The Snowball]
By Random House
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Here is THE audiobook recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. The result is the personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as ''The Oracle of Omaha.'' Although the

Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper
By Macmillan Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
From the legendary special operations sniper and best-selling author of The Reaper comes a rare and powerful audiobook on the art of being a sniper. Way of the Reaper is a step-by-step accounting of how a sniper works, through the lens of Irving's 10 most significant kills - none of which have been told before. Each mission is an in-depth look at a new element of eliminating the enemy, from intel to luck, recon to weaponry. Told in a thrilling narrative, this is also a heart-pounding true

The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781501257353, isbn: 1501257358,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
The doctor is in! America’s best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. Here she shares private stories from her past and her present and her insights into living life to the fullest at any age.Everyone knows Dr. Ruth as America’s most famous and trusted sex therapist, but few people know she was raised in an orphanage in Switzerland, narrowly escaping death during the Holocaust—or that she was an ace sniper in the Israeli amy. After years

Those Who Fall
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
As a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber pilot, John Muirhead led missions into northern Italy, Germany, and Bulgaria during World War II. Ultimately, he was shot down and taken prisoner. John Muirhead's re-creation of those years is a breathtaking mingling of ravaging horrors and silent, surreal images; of raw, tumultuous memory and elegantly paced narrative; of lightening humor and measured reflection. Seldom has a listener been made to feel terror so viscerally. Rarely has a listener ascended

Goodbye to All That (Isis Series)
By Isis Audio
SKU: #1002-WS0601-A03010-1850897506
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sku: 1002-WS0601-A03010-1850897506, ean: 9781850897507, isbn: 1850897506,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews

But I Trusted You and Other True Cases: Ann Rule's Crime Files, Book 14
By Brilliance Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The most fatal mistake? Trust. It's the foundation of any enduring relationship between friends, lovers, spouses, and families. But when trust is placed in those who are not what they seem, the results can be deadly. Ann Rule, who famously chronicled her own shocking experience of unknowingly befriending a sociopath in The Stranger Beside Me, offers a riveting, all-new collection from her true-crime files, with the lethally shattered bonds of trust at the core of each blood-soaked account.

That Fateful Night: True Stories of Titanic Survivors, in Their Own Words
By Brand: Random House Audio
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ean: 9780553456202, isbn: 0553456202,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
Titanic.  The name invokes startling images of man's ill-conceived notion of invincibility and the consequences which occur when these ideas are proven mortally wrong.  It was the Edwardian Era, a time buzzing with the excitement and innocence of the new century. Titanic, the luxurious miracle of technology, set sail from Southampton, England with 2,207 passengers and crew on board.  They could never have envisioned the disaster which lay ahead.  On the starry night of April 14, 1912,

By Ayaan Hirsi Ali Infidel [Audio CD]
By Brand: Recorded Books
SKU: #RBLibCD72911295
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sku: RBLibCD72911295, ean: 9781428156616, isbn: 1428156615,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
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The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court Abridged on 5 CDs [Inside the Supreme Court]
By Rand House
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the most important-and secret-legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in time for the 2008 presidential election-where the future of the Court will be at stake-Toobin reveals an institution at a moment of transition, when decades of conservative disgust with the Court have finally produced a conservative majority, with major changes

Let Your Mind Run
By Random House Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Deena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college, when her competitive method - run as hard as possible, for fear of losing - fostered a frustration and negativity and brought her to the brink of burnout. On the verge of quitting, she took a chance and moved to the high altitudes of Alamosa, Colorado, where legendary coach Joe Vigil had started the first professional distance-running team. There she encountered the idea that would transform

Paul Harvey's the Rest of the Story
By Bantam
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ean: 9780553259629, isbn: 0553259628,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Paul Harvey is the most listened-to radio personality in America.  Millions of loyal listeners tune in every week to hear his unique blend of news and views.  Now, in Paul Harvey's The Rest Of The Story you'll find eighty-two astonishing true stories of the famous and infamous, the outrageous and the unknown.  Each unforgettable tale has for its startling punch line the wild and wonderful solution to a real-life mystery.  The 1950's presidential candidate who killed a teenage

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
By Random House Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local ''powhitetrash''. At eight years old and back at her mother's side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age - and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns about love for herself and the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and

First Family: Abigail and John Adams [Audiobook, Unabridged] [Audio CD]
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
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This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
This Time Together is 100 percent Carol Burnett: funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won 25 Emmys in its remarkable 11-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another. Listening to it feels like sitting down with an old friend who has wonderful

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
By Hachette Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
Audie Award Finalist, Biography/Memoir, 2014 When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey

Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
In this unusually frank book Scott Thorson, Liberace's longtime lover, tells all: the good, the bad, and the ugly truths about the legendary entertainer who went to outrageous extremes to prevent public knowledge of his homosexuality. Liberace's unhappy childhood, dominated by a mother determined to force him into a concert career, serves as the prologue for a story that goes on to detail Liberace's early appearances in honky-tonks, his move to New York to seek fame, and, finally, his first

By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
In this stirring audiobook, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper.   Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is the story of Americans in

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