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  • A magnificent catastrophe [CD book] : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.

    A magnificent catastrophe : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.2007

    by Edward J. Larson

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 324.973 LAR

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  • World War I, the

    World War I, the "Great War"2006

    by Vejas G Liulevicius

    (430)

    Summary: University of Tennessee professor Vejas Liulevicius delivers lectures for a course on the First World War, which was touched off by a terrorist act in Bosnia and quickly expanded far beyond the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.3 LIU

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Barracoon [CD book] : the story of the last

    Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo"2018

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    (24,282)

    Summary: In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 306.362 HUR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • A year in Provence [CD book]

    A year in Provence1991

    by Peter Mayle (read by Peter Mayle)

    (70,266)

    Summary: They had been there often as tourists. They had cherished the dream of someday living all year under the Provençal sun. And suddenly it happened. Here is the month-by month account of the charms...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 944 MAY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Blood & ivy [CD book] : the 1849 murder that scandalized Harvard

    Blood & ivy : the 1849 murder that scandalized Harvard2018

    by Paul Collins (read by Kevin Kenerly )

    (900)

    Summary: A true-crime story of scandal and murder at America's most celebrated university. On November 23, 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city|s richest men simply vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 364.1523 COL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Playing with fire [CD book] : the 1968 election and the transformation of American politics

    Playing with fire : the 1968 election and the transformation of American politics2017

    by Lawrence O'Donnell Jr (read by Lawrence O'Donnell)

    (1,908)

    Summary: Presents an account of the 1968 presidential election to evaluate its lasting influence on American politics and the Democratic party, exploring the pivotal roles of RFK and McCarthy, two high-profile assassinations and the Chicago riots.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 324.973 O'DO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • World War II [CD book]

    World War II2016

    by Ben Thompson (read by Aaron Landon )

    Series: Guts & Glory - #3

    (208)

    Summary: From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 940.54 THO

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Fear [CD book] : Trump in the White House

    Fear : Trump in the White House2018

    by Bob Woodward (read by Robert Petkoff)

    (62,755)

    Summary: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.933 WOO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The world remade [CD book] : America in World War I

    The world remade : America in World War I2017

    by G. J Meyer (read by Rob Shapiro )

    (269)

    Summary: "An indispensable, sharply drawn account of America's pivotal--and still controversial--intervention in World War I, enlivened by fresh insights into the key issues, events, and personalities of the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.3 MEY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • You can't spell America without me [CD book] : the really tremendous inside story of my fantastic first year as President Donald J. Trump (a so-called parody)

    You can't spell America without me : the really tremendous inside story of my fantastic first year as President Donald J. Trump (a so-called parody)2017

    by Alec Baldwin

    (1,264)

    Summary: A satirical memoir written in the style of Donald Trump shares lampooning insights into the forty-fifth president's election, disdain for the press, backroom strategy sessions with White House advisers, and world-changing decisions.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.933 BAL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Endurance [CD book] : Shackleton's incredible voyage

    Endurance : Shackleton's incredible voyage2007

    by Alfred Lansing (read by Simon Prebble)

    (98,206)

    Summary: In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 919.8 LAN

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Churchill [CD book]

    Churchill2001

    by J. Rufus Fears

    (234)

    Summary: Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma examines the life of Sir Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain during World War II.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B CHURCHILL

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  • Rosemary [CD book] : the hidden Kennedy daughter

    Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter2015

    by Kate Clifford Larson

    (24,009)

    Summary: The revelatory, poignant story of Rosemary Kennedy, the eldest and eventually secreted-away Kennedy daughter, and how her life transformed her family, its women especially, and an entire nation.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B KENNEDY

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  • Franklin and Lucy [CD book] : an intimate portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherford, and the other remarkable women who shaped FDR's life

    Franklin and Lucy : an intimate portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherford, and the other remarkable women who shaped FDR's life2008

    by Joseph E Persico (read by Ted Barker )

    (734)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.917 PER

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The coldest winter [CD book] : America and the Korean War

    The coldest winter : America and the Korean War2007

    by David Halberstam (read by Edward Herrmann)

    (7,672)

    Summary: Explores the lesser-known elements of heroism and pathos that marked the Korean War and evaluates political decisions and miscalculations on both sides of the conflict.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 951.9042 HAL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Decision points [CD book]

    Decision points2010

    by George W. Bush (read by Ron McLarty)

    (39,729)

    Summary: An autobiography of the 43rd President of the United States provides an observation of his personal life from childhood on and public service as governor of Texas and operations in the White House..

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.931 BUS

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Enduring courage [CD book] : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the Age of Speed

    Enduring courage : ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the Age of Speed2014

    by John F Ross (read by Edward Herrmann)

    (520)

    Summary: Eddie Rickenbacker was an American archetype: our greatest World War I hero, and the quintessential flying ace. As a boy from the wrong side of the tracks in Columbus, Ohio, Eddie was smitten at the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B RICKENBACKER

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  • One summer [CD book] : America, 1927

    One summer : America, 19272013

    by Bill Bryson

    (48,187)

    Summary: Bryson examines closely the events and personalities of the summer of 1927 when America's story was one of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.91 BRY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Turning points in American history [CD book]

    Turning points in American history2011

    by Edward T O'Donnell

    Summary: Turning points in American history is your chance to relive the most powerful and groundbreaking moments in the fascinating story of the United States of America. These 48 lectures, delivered by...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973 O'DO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The decisive battles of world history [CD book]

    The decisive battles of world history2014

    by Gregory S. Aldrete lecturer

    (292)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 904.7 ALD

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • World War II [CD book] : a military and social history

    World War II : a military and social history1998

    by Thomas Childers

    (319)

    Summary: A set of thirty lectures (in three parts) examining the greatest conflict in human history, the Second World War.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.54 CHI

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • California [CD book] : a history

    California : a history2005

    by Kevin Starr

    Summary: Acclaimed author, historian, and Guggenheim Fellow Kevin Starr is a professor at the University of Southern California. His extensive knowledge shines through this concise, yet comprehensive,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 979.4 STA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The Vietnam War [CD book] : an intimate history

    The Vietnam War : an intimate history2017

    by Geoffrey C. Ward (read by Ken Burns)

    (1,085)

    Summary: Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed collaborations, the authors draw on dozens and dozens of interviews in America and Vietnam to give listeners the perspectives of people...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 959.7043 WAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The American West [CD book] : history, myth, and legacy

    The American West : history, myth, and legacy2017

    by Patrick Allitt

    Summary: Experience the grit and the glory of the early American West with an acclaimed Great Courses professor.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 978 ALL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The return of George Washington, 1783-1789 [CD book]

    The return of George Washington, 1783-17892014

    by Edward J. Larson

    Summary: Edward J. Larson recovers a crucially important,yet almost always overlooked, chapter of George Washington₂s life, revealing how Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.4 LAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The story of the world [CD book]. Volume 4, The modern age, from Victoria's empire to the end of the USSR : history for the classical child

    The story of the world . Volume 4, The modern age, from Victoria's empire to the end of the USSR : history for the classical child2006

    by Susan Wise Bauer (read by Jim Weiss)

    (1,172)

    Summary: This last volume in Bauer's history series covers the major historical events of the last 150 years, from the Britain's empire under Queen Victoria to the presidency of Nelson Mandela.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 909 BAU

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

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  • S.P.Q.R. [CD book] : a history of ancient Rome

    S.P.Q.R. : a history of ancient Rome2015

    by Mary Beard

    (46,378)

    Summary: Beard explores ancient Rome and how its citizens adapted the notion of imperial rule, invented the concepts of citizenship and nation, and made laws about those traditionally overlooked in history, including women, slaves, and criminals.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 937 BEA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The story of the world [CD book]. Volume 1, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor history for the classical child

    The story of the world . Volume 1, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor history for the classical child2006

    by Susan Wise Bauer (read by Jim Weiss )

    (4,261)

    Summary: Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 909 BAU

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The story of the world [CD book]. Volume 2, The Middle Ages : from the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance history for the classical child

    The story of the world . Volume 2, The Middle Ages : from the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance history for the classical child2007

    by Susan Wise Bauer (read by Jim Weiss )

    (2,296)

    Summary: A guide to the Middle Ages, covering major historical events during the years 400 to 1600, from the fall of Rome through the rise of the Renaissance.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 909 BAU

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The art of public speaking [CD book] : lessons from the greatest speeches in history

    The art of public speaking : lessons from the greatest speeches in history2010

    by John R Hale

    Summary: Twelve lectures delivered by Professor John R. Hale of the University of Louisville in which he explores the greatest speeches in history and sets out practical tips that can be used for any public speaking situation.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 808.51 HAL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Victorian Britain [CD book]

    Victorian Britain2002

    by Patrick Allitt , speaker

    Summary: Examines how the Victorians lived with social and economic contradictions and how Britain changed between the 1830s and 1900.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 941.081 ALL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • America's founding fathers [CD book]

    America's founding fathers2017

    by Allen C. Guelzo , speaker

    Summary: Meet the men who shaped the dramatic story of the U.S. Constitution.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 GUE

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Waterloo [CD book] : the history of four days, three armies and three battles

    Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies and three battles2015

    by Bernard Cornwell

    Series: Sharpe Series

    (6,431)

    Summary: On June 18, 1815, the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days, the French army had beaten the Prussians at Ligny and fought...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.27 COR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The American Civil War [CD book]

    The American Civil War2000

    by Gary W. Gallagher

    Summary: Examines the causes of the American Civil War, why the North won, how military campaigns unfolded, and how the war affected various elements of American society.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.7 GAL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The Vikings [CD book]

    The Vikings2005

    by Kenneth W. Harl

    Summary: As explorers and traders, the Vikings played a decisive role in the formation of Latin Christendom, and particularly of Western Europe. In this course the Vikings will be studied not only as...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 948.022 HAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The decline and fall of the Roman Empire [CD book]. Part II

    The decline and fall of the Roman Empire . Part II1997

    by Edward Gibbon (read by Philip Madoc )

    (902)

    Summary: "This six-disc recording covers the final three volumes of Gibbon's work, tracing ten centuries in the life of the eastern half of the empire, whose capital city was Constantinople. Among the many...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 937 GIB

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The decline and fall of the Roman Empire [CD book]

    The decline and fall of the Roman Empire1995

    by Edward Gibbon (read by Philip Madoc )

    (12,803)

    Summary: Discusses the gradual collapse of the Roman rule from Augustus (23 BC-AD 14) to the first of the Barbarian kings, Odoacer (476-490 AD).

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 937 GIB

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The story of the world [CD book]. Volume 3, Early modern times, from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners

    The story of the world . Volume 3, Early modern times, from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners2007

    by Susan Wise Bauer (read by Jim Weiss )

    (1,507)

    Summary: A guide to the history of early modern times, discussing major historical events, people, and practices around the world from 1600 to 1850.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 909 BAU

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Empire of the summer moon [CD book] : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history

    Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history2016

    by S. C. Gwynne

    (38,518)

    Summary: The compelling drama of Cynthia Ann Parker, a lovely nine-year-old girl with cornflower-blue eyes who was kidnapped by Comanches from the far Texas frontier in 1836. She grew to love her captors and...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 978 GWY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [CD book]

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks2010

    by Rebecca Skloot (read by Cassandra Campbell)

    (637,101)

    Summary: Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 616.027 SKL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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