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The Master of the Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3)
The Master of the Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3)
By Random House Audio
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$699.13

ean: 9780553712926, isbn: 0553712926,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Book Three of Robert A. Caro’s monumental work, The Years of Lyndon Johnson—the most admired and riveting political biography of our era—which began with the best-selling and prizewinning The Path to Power and Means of Ascent.Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented revelation of how legislative power works in America, how


Atticus Finch: The Biography
Atticus Finch: The Biography
By Hachette Audio
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$25.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Who was the real Atticus Finch? A prize-winning historian reveals the man behind the legend. The publication of Go Set a Watchman in 2015 forever changed how we think about Atticus Finch. Once seen as a paragon of decency, he was reduced to a small-town racist. How are we to understand this transformation?   In Atticus Finch, historian Joseph Crespino draws on exclusive sources to reveal how Harper Lee's father provided the central inspiration for each of her books. A lawyer and


On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family
On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family
By Random House Audio
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$29.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world. The result is a vivid, sweeping family portrait in the tradition of Alex Haley's Roots that is at once particular and universal,


Lee: A Life of Virtue
Lee: A Life of Virtue
By Oasis Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Traitor. Divider. Defender of slavery. This damning portrayal of Robert E. Lee has persisted through 150 years of history books. And yet it has no basis in fact. In the spirit of bold restoration, Lee: A Life of Virtue reveals the true Lee - passionate patriot, caring son, devoted husband, doting father, don't-tread-on-me Virginian, Godfearing Christian. Weaving forgotten facts and revelations (Lee considered slavery a moral outrage) with striking personal details (for years he carried his


The Wordy Shipmates
The Wordy Shipmates
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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$17.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The Wordy Shipmates is New York Times best-selling author Sarah Vowell's exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America to become the people of John Winthrop's ''city upon a hill'' - a shining example, a ''city that cannot be hid.'' To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but Vowell investigates what that means - and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all about? Who were these people who are considered the philosophical, spiritual, and moral


Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South
Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South
By Hachette Audio
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$25.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The true story of two African American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back. The year was 1899, and the place a sweltering tobacco farm in the Jim Crow South town of Truevine, Virginia. George and Willie Muse were two little boys born to a sharecropper family. One day a white man offered them a piece of candy, setting off events that would take them around the world and change their lives forever. Captured


Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny
Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny
By Unknown
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$17.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Another pop history pause resister from the New York Times best-selling authors of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates. When the British fought the young United States during the War of 1812, they knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling their former colony. Capturing the city of New Orleans and stopping trade up the river sounded like a simple task - New Orleans was far away from Washington, out of sight and out of


Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer - and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer - and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
When 28-year-old San Francisco Daily Morning Call reporter Mark Twain met Tom Sawyer at a local bathhouse in 1863, he was seeking a subject for his first novel. As Twain steamed, played cards, and drank beer with Sawyer (a volunteer firefighter, customs inspector, and local hero responsible for having saved 90 lives at sea), he had second thoughts about Shirley Tempest, his proposed book about a local girl firefighter, and began to envision a novel of wider scope. Twain learned that a dozen


Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
New York Times Best Seller The riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind's historic first mission to the moon, from the best-selling author of Shadow Divers. ''Robert Kurson tells the tale of Apollo 8 with novelistic detail and immediacy.'' (Andy Weir, number one New York Times best-selling author of The Martian and Artemis) By August 1968, the American space program was in danger of failing in its two most important objectives: to land a man on the


Reagan: The Life
Reagan: The Life
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
From master storyteller and New York Times best-selling biographer H. W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the first full life of Ronald Reagan since his death. Ronald Reagan today is a conservative icon, celebrated for transforming the American domestic agenda and playing a crucial part in ending communism in the Soviet Union. In his masterful new biography, H. W. Brands argues that Reagan, along with FDR, was the most consequential president of the 20th century. Reagan


More Sex, Lies & Superspeedways (Sex, Lies & Superspeedways, 2)
More Sex, Lies & Superspeedways (Sex, Lies & Superspeedways, 2)
By Carbon Pr Llc
SKU: #0930-WS1801-A11010-0972437843
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$29.95

sku: 0930-WS1801-A11010-0972437843, ean: 9780972437844, isbn: 0972437843,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
This is not your ordinary audio book! It's another collection of stories from Smokey Yunick's autobiography: Best Damn Garage in Town. Smokey Yunick, the world's most famous mechanic, accomplished more in one life than most people could in five. He flew 50 missions as a B-17 pilot in WWII. He was an integral part of the birth of stock car racing and ran open wheel cars during the glory days of the Indy 500. He spent years in the jungles of Ecuador and held 10 U.S. patents. Smokey was concerned


Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Pulitzer Prize, History, 2016 From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer's historical caricature, revealing a volatile, contradictory, intense person - capable yet


The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
By Tantor Audio
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$22.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
Once upon a time, they taught us to believe. They were the 1980 US Olympic hockey team, a blue-collar bunch led by an unconventional coach, and they engineered perhaps the greatest sports moment of the 20th century. Their ''Miracle on Ice'' has become a national fairy tale, but the real Cinderella story is even more remarkable. It is a legacy of hope, hard work, and homegrown triumph. It is a chronicle of everyday heroes who just wanted to play hockey happily ever after. It is still


Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
By Tantor Audio
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$32.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
He was one of America's most exciting and secretive generals - the man Franklin Roosevelt made his top spy in World War II. A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, ''Wild Bill'' Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of today's CIA. Donovan introduced the nation to the dark arts of covert warfare on a scale it had never seen before. Now, veteran journalist Douglas Waller has mined government


Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life
Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life
By Random House Audio
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$20.95
4.7 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
An entertaining look at the life and wisdom of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who mastered the arts of war, wealth, wit, and women long before becoming the subject of the runaway Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical. Two centuries after his death, Alexander Hamilton is shining once more under America's spotlight - and we need him now more than ever. Orphaned as a kid, this young, scrappy, and hungry self-starter came from nothing and then helped win the Revolutionary War,


The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles
The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles
By Random House Audio
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$26.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
From best-selling author Gary Krist, the story of the metropolis that never should have been and the visionaries who dreamed it into reality  Little more than a century ago, the southern coast of California - bone-dry, harbor-less, isolated by deserts and mountain ranges - seemed destined to remain scrappy farmland. Then, as if overnight, one of the world's iconic cities emerged. At the heart of Los Angeles' meteoric rise were three flawed visionaries. William Mulholland, an immigrant


Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House
Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House
By Brilliance Audio
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$15.95
4.4 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Veteran White House reporter April Ryan thought she had seen everything in her two decades as a White House correspondent. And then came the Trump administration. In Under Fire, Ryan takes us inside the confusion and chaos of the Trump White House to understand how she and other reporters adjusted to the new normal. She takes us inside the policy debates, the revolving door of personnel appointments, and what it is like when she, as a reporter asking difficult questions, finds herself in the


You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times
You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times
By Tantor Audio
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$22.95
4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, tells his personal stories about more than 30 years of fighting for social change, from teaching at Spelman College to recent protests against war. A former bombardier in World War II, Zinn emerged in the civil rights movement as a powerful voice for justice. Although he's a fierce critic, he gives us reason to hope that by learning from history and engaging politically, we can make a difference in the world..


Reckless: Henry Kissinger and the Tragedy of Vietnam
Reckless: Henry Kissinger and the Tragedy of Vietnam
By Hachette Audio
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$25.94
4.2 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Henry Kissinger's role in the Vietnam War prolonged the American tragedy and doomed the government of South Vietnam. The American war in Vietnam was concluded in 1973 after eight years of fighting, bloodshed, and loss. Yet the terms of the truce that ended the war were effectively identical to what had been offered to the Nixon administration four years earlier. Those four years cost America and Vietnam thousands of lives and billions of dollars, and they were the direct result of the supposed


American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
By Random House Audio
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$73.88

ean: 9780739334584, isbn: 0739334581,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington foreverAndrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy. Jackson’s



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