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  • How dare the sun rise [eAudio] : memoirs of a war child

    How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child2017

    by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

    (4,899)

    Summary: The author shares the story of her survival of the Gatumba massacre, despite losing her sister, and how after moving to America she found healing through art and activism.

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  • The house in France [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    The house in France / a memoir2011

    by Gully Wells

    (429)

    Summary: "Set in Provence, London, and New York: a daughter's wonderfully evocative and witty memoir of her mother and stepfather--Dee Wells, the glamorous and rebellious American journalist, and A.J. Ayer,...  more »

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  • Worth the fighting for [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    Worth the fighting for / a memoir2007

    by John McCain

    (346)

    Summary: In 1999, John McCain wrote one of the most acclaimed and bestselling memoirs of the decade, Faith of my fathers. That book ended in 1972, with McCain's release from imprisonment in Vietnam. This is...  more »

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  • Andrew Jackson [downloadable audiobook] / a life and times

    Andrew Jackson / a life and times2005

    by H. W Brands

    Summary: The extraordinary story of Andrew Jackson--the colorful, dynamic, and forceful president who ushered in the Age of Democracy and set a still young America on its path to greatness--told by the...  more »

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  • Me [downloadable audiobook] / stories of my life

    Me / stories of my life2003

    by Katharine Hepburn

    (15,824)

    Summary: Katharine Hepburn was an American classic. A screen legend whose career spanned more than five decades, she was the recipient of a record four Academy Awards. Originally published in 1992, Me:...  more »

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  • Grace and power [downloadable audiobook] / the private world of the Kennedy White House

    Grace and power / the private world of the Kennedy White House2008

    by Sally Bedell Smith

    Summary: Drawing on letters, personal papers, and interviews with Kennedy intimates speaking for the first time, this sensitive portrait of the twentieth century's most storied presidency reveals how the...  more »

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  • American soldier [downloadable audiobook]

    American soldier2004

    by Tommy Franks

    (74)

    Summary: Few individuals have the chance to contribute so much of themselves to the American story as General Tommy Franks. In American Soldier, he captures it all. The Commander in Chief of the United States...  more »

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  • The life and times of the thunderbolt kid [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    The life and times of the thunderbolt kid / a memoir2006

    by Bill Bryson

    (62,552)

    Summary: From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language comes a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir. Bill Bryson was born in the middle of the American...  more »

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  • The Warren Buffett way [downloadable audiobook]

    The Warren Buffett way2004

    by Robert G Hagstrom

    (13,608)

    Summary: First published in 1994, The Warren Buffet way gave investors their first in-depth look at the innovative investment and business strategies behind this living legend's spectacular success. Tracing...  more »

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  • The snowball [downloadable audiobook] / Warren Buffett and the business of life

    The snowball / Warren Buffett and the business of life2008

    by Alice Schroeder

    Summary: Here is THE book 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...  more »

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  • FDR [downloadable audiobook]

    FDR2007

    by Jean Edward Smith

    (11,332)

    Summary: One of today's premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines...  more »

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  • A bold fresh piece of humanity [downloadable audiobook] / [a memoir]

    A bold fresh piece of humanity2008

    by Bill O'Reilly

    (4,957)

    Summary: The year was 1957, the month September, and I had just turned eight years old. Dwight Eisenhower was President, but in my life it was the diminutive, intense Sister Mary Lurana who ruled, at least in...  more »

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  • Nixon and Kissinger [downloadable audiobook] / [partners in power]

    Nixon and Kissinger2007

    by Robert Dallek

    (2,531)

    Summary: More than thirty years after working side by side in the White House, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger still stand as two of the most compelling, contradictory, and powerful leaders in America in...  more »

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  • David Crockett [downloadable audiobook] / [hero of the common man]

    David Crockett2006

    by Bill Groneman

    Summary: Perhaps no other figure in American history is more shrouded in myth and legend than David ("Davy") Crockett, the Tennessee frontiersman whose death at the Alamo in 1836 ensured his place in the...  more »

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  • George Washington [downloadable audiobook] / first in war, first in peace

    George Washington / first in war, first in peace2006

    by James Andrew Crutchfield

    Summary: Between 1753, when he was commissioned as a major of Virginia militia, and 1775, when the second Continental Congress named him Commander-in-Chief of all colonial military forces, George Washington...  more »

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  • Impact player [downloadable audiobook] / leaving a lasting legacy on and off the field

    Impact player / leaving a lasting legacy on and off the field2012

    by Bobby Richardson

    (219)

    Summary: Bobby Richardson shares his life story, including never-before-told tales from the Yankee clubhouse during the historic 1955-1965 pennant runs and World Series appearances. The book also features the...  more »

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  • Thomas Jefferson [downloadable audiobook] / the art of power

    Thomas Jefferson / the art of power2012

    by Jon Meacham

    (35,528)

    Summary: Presents a portrait of the third president that considers his early life, role as a Founding Father, and considerable achievements as a master politician.

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  • Until I say good-bye [downloadable audiobook] / my year of living with joy

    Until I say good-bye / my year of living with joy2013

    by Susan Spencer-Wendel

    (7,507)

    Summary: A moving and inspirational memoir by celebrated journalist Susan Spencer-Wendel who makes the most of her final days after discovering she has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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  • Remembering Whitney [downloadable audiobook]

    Remembering Whitney2013

    by Cissy Houston

    (1,437)

    Summary: The Grammy Award-winning American soul and gospel singer and mother of Whitney Houston reflects on her daughter's life, the events that led up to her death and the aftermath of a senseless tragedy.

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  • The notorious Benedict Arnold [downloadable audiobook] / a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery

    The notorious Benedict Arnold / a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery2012

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (4,247)

    Summary: On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the...  more »

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  • Gifted hands [downloadable audiobook]

    Gifted hands2011

    by Ben Carson

    Summary: The inspiring story of Ben Carson, M.D. takes readers into the life of an inner-city youngster who rose above his circumstances to become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

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  • John Quincy Adams [downloadable audiobook]

    John Quincy Adams2012

    by Harlow G Unger

    Summary: A towering figure in the formative years of the American nation, John Quincy Adams was the only son of a Founding Father president to become president himself, and the first one to serve in Congress...  more »

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  • Twelve Years a Slave [eAudio]

    Twelve Years a Slave2012

    by Solomon Northup

    (103,198)

    Summary: The story of Solomon Northup is a bizarre and incredible one. Born a free black in New York State in 1808, he was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841, and spent most of the next 12 years as a...  more »

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  • Twelve years a slave [eAudio]

    Twelve years a slave2013

    by Solomon Northup

    Summary: The story of Solomon Northup is a bizarre and incredible one. Born a free black in New York State in 1808, he was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841, and spent most of the next 12 years as a...  more »

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  • Twelve years a slave [eAudio]

    Twelve years a slave2013

    by Solomon Northup

    (103,199)

    Summary: The story of Solomon Northup is a bizarre and incredible one. Born a free black in New York State in 1808, he was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841, and spent most of the next 12 years as a...  more »

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  • The girl with seven names [eAudio] : escape from North Korea

    The girl with seven names : escape from North Korea2015

    by Hyeonseo Lee

    (66,908)

    Summary: In 1997 the author, aged 17, escaped North Korea for China. Her mother's first words over the telephone to her lost daughter were "don't come back." The reprisals for all of them would have been...  more »

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  • Calypso [eAudio]

    Calypso2018

    by David Sedaris

    (104,024)

    Summary: Personal essays share the author's adventures after buying a vacation house on the Carolina coast and his reflections on middle age and mortality.

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  • The long road home [downloadable audiobook] / a story of war and family

    The long road home / a story of war and family2007

    by Martha Raddatz

    (480)

    Summary: A brutal, forty-eight-hour firefight in Sadr City in April 2004 marked the beginning of the Iraqi insurgency. While men were wounded or killed, their families awaited "the call"--the notification...  more »

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  • The Big Bam [downloadable audiobook] / the life and times of Babe Ruth

    The Big Bam / the life and times of Babe Ruth2007

    by Leigh Montville

    (1,951)

    Summary: He was the Sultan of Swat. The Caliph of Clout. The Wizard of Whack. The Bambino. And simply, to his teammates, the Big Bam. From the award-winning author of the New York times bestseller Ted...  more »

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  • The year of magical thinking [downloadable audiobook]

    The year of magical thinking2005

    by Joan Didion

    (157,889)

    Summary: In this intensely personal, deeply moving account, the author exposes the layers and facets of her life over a year of dramatic and unexpected events. Her daughter's serious illness and her husband's...  more »

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  • Woman in charge [downloadable audiobook] / the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Woman in charge / the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton2007

    by Carl Bernstein

    (3,267)

    Summary: Carl Bernstein's stunning portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton shows us, as nothing else has, the true trajectory of her life and career with its zigzag bursts of risks taken and safety sought....  more »

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  • Obama [downloadable audiobook] / from promise to power

    Obama / from promise to power2007

    by David Mendell

    (8)

    Summary: The biography of America's hottest political superstar, Barack Obama, from a journalist who has been covering his career since his successful run for U.S. Senate. Barack Obama's meteoric rise is the...  more »

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  • Things I overheard while talking to myself [downloadable audiobook]

    Things I overheard while talking to myself2007

    by Alan Alda

    (3,544)

    Summary: On the heels of his acclaimed memoir, Never have your dog stuffed, beloved actor and bestselling author Alan Alda has written Things I overheard while talking to myself, an insightful and funny look...  more »

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  • Boom! [eAudio] : personal reflections on the Sixties and today

    Boom! : personal reflections on the Sixties and today2007

    by Tom Brokaw

    (2,006)

    Summary: Longtime NBC Nightly News anchor and political commentator Tom Brokaw offers his own take on the infamous events of the 1960s, as well as on his own life during that arduous period.

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  • All the gallant men [eAudio] : an American sailor's firsthand account of Pearl Harbor

    All the gallant men : an American sailor's firsthand account of Pearl Harbor2016

    by Donald Stratton

    (3,045)

    Summary: At 8:06 a.m. on December 7, 1941, Seaman First Class Donald Stratton was consumed by an inferno. A million pounds of explosives had detonated beneath his battle station aboard the USS Arizona, barely...  more »

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  • Principles [eAudio]

    Principles2017

    by Ray Dalio

    (40,618)

    Summary: In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, Bridgewater Associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Forty years later, Bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any...  more »

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  • A-Rod [downloadable audiobook] / the many lives of Alex Rodriguez

    A-Rod / the many lives of Alex Rodriguez2009

    by Selena Roberts

    (390)

    Summary: In the first definitive biography of Alex Rodriguez, Roberts assembles the strands of a bizarre and extraordinary life: from his boyhood in New York and the Dominican Republic through his near-mythic...  more »

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  • Team of rivals [downloadable audiobook] / the political genius of Abraham Lincoln

    Team of rivals / the political genius of Abraham Lincoln2005

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin

    (168,095)

    Summary: This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as...  more »

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  • Edison [downloadable audiobook] / a life of invention

    Edison / a life of invention1999

    by Paul Israel

    (103)

    Summary: Paul Israel's ambitious biography brightens the unexamined corners of a singularly influential and triumphant career in science. Thomas Edison, history's most prolific inventor who received an...  more »

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  • No ordinary time [downloadable audiobook] / Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt : the home front in World War II

    No ordinary time / Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt : the home front in World War II2004

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Summary: Using diaries, interviews, and White House records of the president's and first lady's comings and goings, the author paints a detailed, intimate portrait not only of the daily conduct of the...  more »

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