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A Fine Romance
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
In the follow-up to Knock Wood - her best-selling ''engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography'' (The New York Times) - Candice Bergen shares the big events: her marriage to a famous French director, the birth of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter blossom. A Fine Romance begins with Bergen's charming first husband, French director Louis Malle, whose huge appetite for life broadened her horizons and whose occasional


First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Marking the forty-fifth anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing, First Man by James Hansen offers the only authorized glimpse into the life of America’s most famous astronaut, Neil Armstrong—the man whose “one small step” changed history.“The Eagle has landed.” When Apollo 11 touched down on the moon’s surface in 1969, the first man on the moon became a legend. In First Man, Hansen explores the life of Neil Armstrong. Based on over fifty hours of interviews with the intensely


Small Fry
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
A frank, smart, and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents - artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs - Lisa Brennan-Jobs' childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in her, ushering her into a new world of mansions, vacations, and private schools. His attention was


Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different
By Penguin Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Even when the greatness of the founding fathers isn't being debunked, it is a quality that feels very far away from us indeed: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, and Co. seem as distant as marble faces carved high into a mountainside. We may marvel at the fact that fate placed such a talented cohort of political leaders in that one place, the east coast of North America, in colonies between Virginia and Massachusetts, and during that one fateful period, but that doesn't really help us


Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
From the New York Times best-selling author of Irena's Children comes a comprehensive and riveting biography of the extraordinary life and times of Eliza Hamilton, the wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton and a powerful, unsung hero in America's early days. Fans fell in love with Eliza Hamilton - Alexander Hamilton's devoted wife - in Lin-Manuel Miranda's phenomenal musical Hamilton. But they don't know her full story. A strong pioneer woman, a loving sister, a caring mother, and, in her


Last Girl Before Freeway: The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers
By Hachette Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
The definitive audiobook about Joan Rivers' tumultuous, victorious, tragic, hilarious, and fascinating life. Joan Rivers was more than a legendary comedian; she was an icon and a role model to millions, a fearless pioneer who left a legacy of expanded opportunity when she died in 2014. Her life was a dramatic roller coaster of triumphant highs and devastating lows: the suicide of her husband, her feud with Johnny Carson, her estrangement from her daughter, her many plastic surgeries, her


Paris 1919
By Random House Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
National Best seller New York Times Editors' Choice Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize Silver Medalist for the Arthur Ross Book Award of the Council on Foreign Relations Finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award For six months in 1919, after the end of ''the war to end all wars'', the Big Three - President Woodrow Wilson, British prime minister David Lloyd George, and French premier Georges Clemenceau - met in Paris to shape a lasting peace. In this


The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris
By Unknown
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Was the world's wealthiest woman - Liliane Bettencourt - heir to an estimated $36 billion L'Oréal fortune, the victim of a con man? Or were her own family the real villains? This riveting narrative tells the real-life, shocking story behind the cause célèbre that has captivated both France and the world. Liliane Bettencourt is the world's richest woman and the 11th wealthiest person on the planet as of 2016. But at 94, she's embroiled in an incredible controversy that has dominated the


Defying Hitler: A Memoir
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
When the famous German author Sebastian Haffner died at the age of 91 in 1999, a manuscript was discovered among his unpublished papers. The book was begun in 1939, but with the advent of World War II, Haffner had set it aside. His family made the decision to publish it, and the book became a best seller in Germany in 2002. Spanning the period from 1907 to 1933, it offers a unique perspective on how the average educated German grappled with the rise of Hitler, the growing influence of Nazism,


Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
John Boyd may be the most remarkable unsung hero in all of American military history. Some remember him as the greatest US fighter pilot ever - the man who, in simulated air-to-air combat, defeated every challenger in less than 40 seconds. Some recall him as the father of our country's most legendary fighter aircraft - the F-15 and F-16. Still, others think of Boyd as the most influential military theorist since Sun Tzu. They know only half the story. Boyd, more than any other person, saved


Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
From New York Times best-selling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War. At age 24 Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament. He believed that to achieve his goal, he had to do something spectacular on the battlefield. Despite


Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist
By Hachette Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
In this sharp, funny, and timely collection of personal essays, veteran video blogger and star of MTV's Decoded Franchesca Ramsey explores race, identity, Online activism, and the downfall of real communication in the age of social media rants, trolls, and call-out wars. Franchesca Ramsey didn't set out to be an activist. Or a comedian. Or a commentator on identity, race, and culture, really. But then her YouTube video ''What White Girls Say...to Black Girls'' went viral. Twelve million views


Fight for the Forgotten: How a Mixed Martial Artist Stopped Fighting for Himself and Started Fighting for Others
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Justin Wren knows what it's like to feel like the world is against you. Like many kids, Justin was bullied as a child. Fueled by the anger he felt toward his tormenters, Justin trained hard and propelled his dream of becoming a UFC fighter into reality. But the pain from his childhood didn't dissipate, and Justin fell into a spiral of depression and addiction, leading him on a path toward destruction. After getting kicked out of his training community, his career was in shambles, and he had


Assassination Vacation
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With Assassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no other, a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit, for political and cultural advantage. From Buffalo to Alaska, Washington to the Dry Tortugas, Vowell visits locations immortalized and influenced by the spilling of


By Hank Haney:The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods [AUDIOBOOK] (Books on Tape) [AUDIO CD]
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
The Big Miss is Hank Haney's candid and surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain. He was with Tiger 110 days a year, spoke to him over 200 days a year, and stayed at his home up to 30 days a year, observing him in nearly every circumstance: at tournaments, on the practice range, over meals,


Omar Bradley: The Great Generals Series (Great Generals (Audio))
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Known by his troops in World War II as ''The Soldier's General'' because of his care of and compassion for the soldiers under his command, Omar Bradley commanded the U.S. Twelfth Army Group in Europe. By the spring of 1945, this group contained four field armies, twelve corps, forty-eight divisions, and more than 1,300,000 men--the largest exclusively American field command in U.S. history. A mild mannered man, General Bradley created the impression less of a soldier than of a teacher, which he


Revolution
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
We all know the system isn't working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there's nothing we can do: ''It's just the way things are.'' In this audiobook, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw men and paper tigers of our conformist times and presents, with the help of experts as diverse as Thomas Piketty and George Orwell, a vision for a fairer, sexier society that's fun and inclusive.


Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family's most profound political legacy. While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter Eunice was tapping her father's fortune and her brothers' political power to engineer one of the great civil rights movements of our time on behalf of millions of children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Now, in


Bruchko
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
What happens when a nineteen-year-old boy leaves home and heads into the jungles to evangelize a murderous tribe of South American Indians? For Bruce Olson, it meant capture, disease, terror, loneliness, and torture. But what he discovered through trial and error has revolutionized the world of missions. Bruchko, which has sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide, has been called ''more fantastic and harrowing than anything Hollywood could concoct.'' Having lived with the Motilone Indians


Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Confessions of a Prairie Bitch is Alison Arngrim's comic memoir of growing up as one of television's most memorable characters - the devious Nellie Oleson on the hit television show Little House on the Prairie. With behind-the-scenes stories from the set, as well as tales from her bohemian upbringing in West Hollywood and her headline-making advocacy work on behalf of HIV awareness and abused children, Confessions of a Prairie Bitch is a must for fans of everything Little House: the classic



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