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  • A year in Provence [CD book]

    A year in Provence1991

    by Peter Mayle (read by Peter Mayle)

    (67,917)

    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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  • 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 )

    (890)

    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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  • 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

    (6,298)

    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 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 decisive battles of world history [CD book]

    The decisive battles of world history2014

    by Gregory S. Aldrete lecturer

    (285)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 904.7 ALD

    Location: Adult 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 inexplicable universe [CD book] : unsolved mysteries

    The inexplicable universe : unsolved mysteries2012

    by Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Summary: "Everything we now know about the universe--from the behavior of quarks to the birth of entire galaxies--has stemmed from scientists who've been willing to ponder the unanswerable. And with the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 523.1 TYS

    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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  • Understanding investments [CD book]

    Understanding investments2012

    by Connel Fullenkamp , speaker

    (34)

    Summary: What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? Having the freedom to not worry about whether you can afford to buy a new car or go on...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 332.6 FUL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Mysteries of modern physics [CD book] : time

    Mysteries of modern physics : time2012

    by Sean M Carroll

    Summary: Designed for non scientists as well as those with a background in physics, this course shows how a feature of the world that we all experience connects us to the instant of the formation of the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 530.11 CAR

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • How the Crusades changed history [CD book]

    How the Crusades changed history2013

    by Philip Daileader

    (101)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 909 DAI

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The medieval world [CD book]

    The medieval world2009

    by Dorsey Armstrong

    Summary: "Between the fall of the Roman Empire and the brief, brilliant cultural phenomenon we call the Renaissance lay the Middle Ages-- fully 1,000 years of artistic, philosophical, political, and religious...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.1 ARM

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The historical Jesus [CD book]

    The historical Jesus2000

    by Bart D. Ehrman , speaker

    (359)

    Summary: An analysis of the "man behind the myth", Jesus of Nazereth - his life and times from a historical perspective.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 232.9 EHR

    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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  • Great battles of the ancient world [CD book]

    Great battles of the ancient world2005

    by Garrett G Fagan

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 930 FAG

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Everest [CD book] : mountain without mercy

    Everest : mountain without mercy2015

    by Broughton Coburn (read by Conrad Anker )

    (5)

    Summary: A stunningly illustrated portrait of life and death in a hostile, high-altitude environment where no human can survive for long, Everest invites you to join Breashears, his climbers, and his crew as...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 796.522 COB

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Jacksonland [CD book] : President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a great American land grab

    Jacksonland : President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a great American land grab2015

    by Steve Inskeep (read by Steve Inskeep)

    (1,466)

    Summary: Five decades after the Revolutionary War, the United States faced a constitutional crisis. At its center stood two men, former military comrades locked in a struggle that tested the boundaries of...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.56 INS

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The greatest knight [CD book] : the remarkable life of William Marshal, the power behind five English thrones

    The greatest knight : the remarkable life of William Marshal, the power behind five English thrones2015

    by Thomas S. Asbridge (read by Derek Perkins )

    (3,072)

    Summary: Thomas Asbridge draws upon the thirteenth-century biography and an array of other contemporary evidence to present a compelling account of William Marshal's life and times. Asbridge follows Marshal...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 942.03 ASB

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Dark matter and the dinosaurs [CD book] : the astounding interconnectedness of the universe

    Dark matter and the dinosaurs : the astounding interconnectedness of the universe2015

    by Lisa Randall

    Summary: Sixty-six million years ago, an object the size of a city descended from space to crash into Earth, creating a devastating cataclysm that killed off the dinosaurs, along with three-quarters of the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 523.1 RAN

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Killing Reagan [CD book] : the violent assault that changed a presidency

    Killing Reagan : the violent assault that changed a presidency2015

    by Bill O'Reilly (read by Bill O'Reilly)

    (16,371)

    Summary: Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman's bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable -- or so it seemed. But Reagan...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.927 O'RE

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The opposite of loneliness [CD book] : essays and stories

    The opposite of loneliness : essays and stories2014

    by Marina Keegan (read by Emily Woo Zeller )

    (46,713)

    Summary: "An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world's attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 818.6 KEE

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Alone on the wall [CD book]

    Alone on the wall2015

    by Alex Honnold (read by David Roberts )

    (8,044)

    Summary: The life and death-defying feats of Alex Honnold, a visionary climber of the sort that comes along only once in a generation. Only a few years ago, Alex Honnold was little known beyond a small circle...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 796.522 HON

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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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)

    (273,331)

    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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  • Lights out [CD book] : a cyberattack, a nation unprepared, surviving the aftermath

    Lights out : a cyberattack, a nation unprepared, surviving the aftermath2015

    by Ted Koppel

    (4,480)

    Summary: Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months. Tens of millions of people over several states are affected. For those without access to a generator, there is no running water, no sewage,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 355 KOP

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The Wars of the Roses [CD book] : the fall of the Plantagenets and the rise of the Tudors

    The Wars of the Roses : the fall of the Plantagenets and the rise of the Tudors2014

    by Dan Jones

    (7,416)

    Summary: Traces the fifteenth-century civil wars that irrevocably shaped the British crown, particularly evaluating the roles of strong women including Margaret of Anjou, Elizabeth Woodville, and Margaret...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 942.04 JON

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The lost airman [CD book] : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France

    The lost airman : a true story of escape from Nazi-occupied France2016

    by Seth Meyerowitz

    Summary: The remarkable untold story of a World War II U.S. Air Force turret gunner who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and, through incredible acts of friendship, heroism, and valor, evades Gestapo...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.5449 MEY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The life-changing magic of tidying up [CD book] : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing2015

    by Marie Kondō (read by Emily Woo Zeller )

    (301,161)

    Summary: Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if people properly simplify and organize their home once, they'll never have to do it again. Most methods...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 648 KON

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Valiant ambition [CD book] : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution2016

    by Nathaniel Philbrick (read by Scott Brick)

    (7,268)

    Summary: In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.3 PHI

    Location: Adult 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

    (43,850)

    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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  • Friday night lights [CD book] : a town, a team, and a dream

    Friday night lights : a town, a team, and a dream2016

    by Buzz Bissinger

    (52,422)

    Summary: Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Socially and racially divided, Odessa isn't known to be a place...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 796.3326 BIS

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Killing the rising sun [CD book] : how America vanquished WWII Japan

    Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished WWII Japan2016

    by Bill O'Reilly (read by Robert Petkoff)

    (16,122)

    Summary: Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 940.5426 O'RE

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day [CD book]

    Altamont : the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day2016

    by Joel Selvin (read by John Pruden )

    (1,236)

    Summary: In this cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 782.42166 SEL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Hero of the empire [CD book] : the Boer War, a daring escape, and the making of Winston Churchill

    Hero of the empire : the Boer War, a daring escape, and the making of Winston Churchill2016

    by Candice Millard (read by Simon Vance)

    (13,376)

    Summary: From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War. At age twenty-four,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 968 MIL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Iron dawn [CD book] : the Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War sea battle that changed history

    Iron dawn : the Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War sea battle that changed history2016

    by Richard Snow (read by Grover Gardner )

    (295)

    Summary: From acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow comes the thrilling story of the naval battle that changed the Civil War and the future of all sea power.No single sea battle has had more far-reaching...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.73 SNO

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Black Hawk down [CD book]

    Black Hawk down1999

    by Mark Bowden (read by Joe Morton )

    (57,016)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 967.7305 BOW

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Rich dad's guide to investing [CD book] : [what the rich invest in, that the poor and middle class do not!]

    Rich dad's guide to investing2001

    by Robert T Kiyosaki (read by Robert T. Kiyosaki)

    (14,143)

    Summary: In plain language you'll find the proven paths to becoming the ultimate investor. Some of the many important lessons you'll learn include: how to reduce overall investment risk by sticking with long...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 332.024 KIY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Can't lose sales tips [CD book]

    Can't lose sales tips2002

    by Joe Girard (read by Joe Girard)

    (9)

    Summary: The master salesman offers practical advice on dressing for customers, motivation, communicating with customers, and the ethics of selling.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 658.85 GIR

    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)

    (17,455)

    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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  • Team of rivals [CD book] : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln

    Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln2005

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin (read by Richard Thomas)

    (168,095)

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 973.7 GOO

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details