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Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
From one of America's most talented historians and winner of a LA Times Book Prize comes a brilliant new account of Richard Nixon that reveals the riveting backstory to the red state/blue state resentments that divide our nation today. Told with urgency and sharp political insight, Nixonland recaptures America's turbulent 1960s and early 1970s and reveals how Richard Nixon rose from the political grave to seize and hold the presidency..

The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem. In this epic history, Dan Jones vividly resurrects this fierce and seductive royal dynasty and its mythic world. We meet the captivating Eleanor of Aquitaine, twice queen and the most famous woman in Christendom; her son, Richard the Lionheart, who fought Saladin in the Third Crusade; and King John, a tyrant who was forced to sign

Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than $200. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, 67-year-old great-grandmother had walked 800 miles along the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail. And in September 1955, atop Maine's Mount Katahdin, she sang the first verse of ''America, the Beautiful'' and proclaimed, ''I said I'll do it, and I've done it.'' Grandma Gatewood, as the reporters called her,

Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
An intimate and insightful biography of Betty Ford, the groundbreaking, candid, and resilient first lady and wife of President Gerald Ford, from the number-one New York Times best-selling coauthor of Five Presidents and Mrs. Kennedy and Me. Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer is the inspiring story of an ordinary Midwestern girl thrust onto the world stage and into the White House under extraordinary circumstances. Setting a precedent as first lady, Betty Ford

The Riviera Set: Glitz, Glamour, and the Hidden World of High Society
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
The Riviera Set reveals the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped, and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of 40 years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in 1960. At the heart of dynamic group was the amazing Maxine Elliott, the daughter of a fisherman from Connecticut, who built the beautiful art deco Château and brought together the likes of

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
By Tantor Audio
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Pulitzer Prize, History, 2009 National Book Award, Nonfiction, 2008This epic work tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been systematically expunged from American history until very recently. Now, historian and legal scholar Annette Gordon-Reed traces the Hemings family from its origins in Virginia in the 1700s to the family's dispersal after Jefferson's death in 1826. It brings to life not only Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson but also their

The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Most Americans consider Abraham Lincoln to be the greatest president in history. His legend as the Great Emancipator has grown to mythic proportions as hundreds of books, a national holiday, and a monument in Washington, D.C., extol his heroism and martyrdom. But what if most everything you knew about Lincoln were false? What if, instead of an American hero who sought to free the slaves, Lincoln were in fact a calculating politician who waged the bloodiest war in American history in order to

The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781504645706, isbn: 1504645707,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
An explosive, headline-making portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into the most powerful -- and secretive -- colossus in Washington, from the founder of and author of the New York Times bestseller Brothers America's greatest untold story: the United States' rise to world dominance under the guile of Allen Welsh Dulles, the longest-serving director of the CIA. Drawing on revelatory new materials -- including newly discovered US government documents, US and

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
By Random House Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Pulitzer Prize, Biography/Autobiography, 2013 By the author of the internationally best-selling biography The Orientalist, The Black Count brings to life one of history's great forgotten heroes: a man almost unknown today yet with a personal story that is strikingly familiar. His swashbuckling exploits appear in The Three Musketeers, and his triumphs and ultimate tragic fate inspired The Count of Monte Cristo. His name is Alex Dumas. Father of the novelist Alexandre Dumas, Alex has become,

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