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  • 7 events that made America, America [Playaway] : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along

    7 events that made America, America : and proved that the founding fathers were right all along2010

    by Larry Schweikart (read by Peter Berkrot )

    (508)

    Summary: Every schoolchild is taught the great turning points in American history, such as Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11. But other, equally significant events have altered our...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 973 SCH

    Location: Adult Playaways

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  • 1776 [CD book]

    17762005

    by David G. McCullough (read by David McCullough)

    (209,043)

    Summary: Presents the intensely human story of the those who marched with George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 MCC

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • 1776 [Playaway]

    17762005

    by David G McCullough

    (209,047)

    Summary: In the twelve fateful months of 1776, the American colonies could have-- and probably should have-- been forced back under British rule. However, a combination of cunning, determination, and sheer...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 973.3 MCC

    Location: Adult Playaways

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  • Alexander Hamilton [CD book]

    Alexander Hamilton2016

    by Ron Chernow (read by Scott Brick )

    Summary: Ron Chernow tells the story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B HAMILTON

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  • The American Civil War [CD book]

    The American Civil War2014

    by Ben Thompson (read by Will Collyer )

    Series: Guts & Glory

    (320)

    Summary: An educational collection of amazing-but-true facts about the Civil War shares accounts of such events as female spies fighting for the Rebel cause, cavalry rides in enemy territory, and the reelection of President Lincoln.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 973.7 THO

    Location: Junior 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 American Revolution [CD book]

    The American Revolution2017

    by Ben Thompson (read by Will Collyer )

    Series: Guts & Glory - #4

    (207)

    Summary: From George Washington crossing the icy Delaware, to Molly Pitcher fearlessly firing her cannon, the people of the American Revolution were some of the bravest and most inspiring of all time. Jump...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 973.3 THO

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The American revolution [CD book]

    The American revolution2008

    by Allen C. Guelzo , speaker

    Summary: A survey of the American revolution, from its outbreak at Lexington and Concord in April 1775 until its close with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783 and the dispersion of the American Continental Army.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 GUE

    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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  • 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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  • Andrew Jackson and the miracle of New Orleans [CD book] : the battle that shaped America's destiny

    Andrew Jackson and the miracle of New Orleans : the battle that shaped America's destiny2017

    by Brian Kilmeade (read by Brian Kilmeade)

    (5,007)

    Summary: The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts. By mid-1814, President James...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.52 KIL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • An army at dawn [CD book] : the war in North Africa, 1942-1943

    An army at dawn : the war in North Africa, 1942-19432002

    by Rick Atkinson (read by Rick Atkinson)

    (18,227)

    Summary: The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of courage and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph. In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.5423 ATK

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

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

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    (24,738)

    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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  • Becoming [CD book]

    Becoming2018

    by Michelle Obama (read by Michelle Obama)

    (758,125)

    Summary: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK B OBAMA

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  • Between the world and me [CD book]

    Between the world and me2015

    by Ta-Nehisi Coates (read by Ta-Nehisi Coates)

    (287,495)

    Summary: "In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 305.8 COA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Bill O'Reilly's legends & lies : the Civil war

    Bill O'Reilly's legends & lies : the Civil war2017

    by David Fisher (read by Robert Petkoff)

    (1,038)

    Summary: From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination of Abraham...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.7 FIS

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Black Hawk down [CD book]

    Black Hawk down1999

    by Mark Bowden (read by Joe Morton )

    (59,183)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 967.7305 BOW

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Blitzed [CD book] : drugs in the Third Reich

    Blitzed : drugs in the Third Reich2017

    by Norman Ohler (read by Shaun Whiteside )

    Summary: A fast-paced, highly original history that uncovers the full extent of drug use in Nazi Germany--from Hitler's all-consuming reliance on a slew of substances to drugs that permeated the regime and...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 943.086 OHL

    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 )

    (909)

    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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  • Boom! [Playaway] : voices of the sixties : personal reflections of the '60s and today

    Boom! : voices of the sixties : personal reflections of the '60s and today2007

    by Tom Brokaw (read by Robertson Dean )

    (2,026)

    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.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 973.92 BRO

    Location: Adult Playaways

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  • The boys in the boat [CD book] : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics2013

    by Daniel Brown (read by Edward Herrmann)

    (251,282)

    Summary: This is the remarkable story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 797.123 BRO

    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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  • Churchill [CD book]

    Churchill2001

    by J. Rufus Fears

    (239)

    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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  • 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)

    (7,902)

    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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  • A country of vast designs [CD book] : James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent

    A country of vast designs : James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent2009

    by Robert W Merry (read by Michael Prichard )

    (7,076)

    Summary: Merry examines how, in a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America's Manifest Destiny by expanding its territory across the continent.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.6 MER

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • A crack in the edge of the world [CD book]

    A crack in the edge of the world2005

    by Simon Winchester (read by Simon Winchester)

    (6,535)

    Summary: Winchester brings his storytelling abilities, as well as his understanding of geology, to the extraordinary San Francisco Earthquake, exploring not only what happened in northern California in 1906...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 979.4 WIN

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Darkest hour [Playaway]

    Darkest hour2017

    by Anthony McCarten

    (3,787)

    Summary: May 1940. Britain is at war. The horrors of blitzkrieg have seen one Western European democracy after another fall in rapid succession to Nazi boot and shell. Invasion seems mere hours away. Just...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 941.084 MCC

    Location: Adult Playaways

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  • Decision points [CD book]

    Decision points2010

    by George W. Bush (read by Ron McLarty)

    (40,251)

    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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  • The decisive battles of world history [CD book]

    The decisive battles of world history2014

    by Gregory S. Aldrete lecturer

    (301)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 904.7 ALD

    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 )

    (12,879)

    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 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 )

    (905)

    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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  • Dodge City [CD book] : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West

    Dodge City : Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest town in the American West2017

    by Thomas Clavin (read by John Bedford Lloyd)

    (2,921)

    Summary: Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 978.1 CLA

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The early Middle Ages [CD book]

    The early Middle Ages2004

    by Philip Daileader

    Summary: Focusing on the seven centuries from 300 to 1000, this course examines the period of European history known as the "Dark Ages." The period is dominated by two empires, the Roman Empire and the Carolingian Empire.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.1 DAI

    Location: Adult 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

    (39,120)

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

    Endurance : Shackleton's incredible voyage2007

    by Alfred Lansing (read by Simon Prebble)

    (100,332)

    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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  • 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)

    (523)

    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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  • The era of the Crusades [CD book]

    The era of the Crusades2003

    by Kenneth W Harl

    (185)

    Summary: Professor Kenneth W. Harl of Tulane University delivers thirty-six lectures on the history of the Crusades, from its origins to the final Muslim victory over the Crusaders in 1291.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 909 HAR

    Location: Adult 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)

    (63,843)

    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 first conspiracy [CD book] : the secret plot to kill George Washington

    The first conspiracy : the secret plot to kill George Washington2019

    by Brad Meltzer

    (9,520)

    Summary: In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.41 MEL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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