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

    The girl with seven names : escape from North Korea2015

    by Hyeonseo Lee

    (64,602)

    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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  • The soul of America [eAudio] : the battle for our better angels

    The soul of America : the battle for our better angels2018

    by Jon Meacham

    (11,557)

    Summary: The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits...  more »

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  • Calypso [eAudio]

    Calypso2018

    by David Sedaris

    (101,921)

    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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  • A Christmas far from home [eAudio] : an epic tale of courage and survival during the Korean War

    A Christmas far from home : an epic tale of courage and survival during the Korean War2014

    by Stanley Weintraub

    (125)

    Summary: "From an acclaimed historian, the dramatic story of the Christmas escape of thousands of American troops overwhelmingly surrounded by the enemy in Korea's harsh terrain. Just before Thanksgiving in...  more »

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  • Barracoon [eAudio] : the story of the last

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

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    (22,759)

    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 »

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  • Murder beyond the grave [eAudio]

    Murder beyond the grave2018

    by James Patterson

    Summary: True-crime thrillers as seen on Discovery's Murder Is Forever TV series. In Murder beyond the Grave, wealthy Stephen Small is held for ransom, buried in a box, with just forty-eight hours of oxygen....  more »

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  • Fear [eAudio] : Trump in the White House

    Fear : Trump in the White House2018

    by Bob Woodward

    (60,196)

    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 »

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  • Black Elk [eAudio] : the life of an American visionary

    Black Elk : the life of an American visionary2016

    by Joe Jackson

    (446)

    Summary: "Describes the life of the Native American holy man who fought at Little Big Horn, witnessed the death of his cousin Crazy Horse, traveled to Europe as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show and...  more »

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  • Astrophysics for people in a hurry [eAudio]

    Astrophysics for people in a hurry2017

    by Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Summary: What is the nature of space and time? How do people fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within them? There's no better guide through these mind expanding questions than acclaimed...  more »

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  • Alexander Hamilton [eAudio]

    Alexander Hamilton2004

    by Ron Chernow

    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 »

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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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  • The American spirit [eAudio] : who we are and what we stand for

    The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for2017

    by David G. McCullough

    Summary: This collection of speeches by historian David McCullough reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the...  more »

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  • Fire and fury [eAudio] : inside the Trump White House

    Fire and fury : inside the Trump White House2018

    by Michael Wolff

    (75,097)

    Summary: The first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous -- and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the...  more »

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  • All-American murder [eAudio] : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row

    All-American murder : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row2018

    by James Patterson

    (9,511)

    Summary: Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. Rich with in-depth, on-the-ground...  more »

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  • I'll be gone in the dark [eAudio] : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State killer

    I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State killer2018

    by Michelle McNamara

    (188,005)

    Summary: A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who...  more »

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  • The end of your life book club [downloadable audiobook]

    The end of your life book club2012

    by Will Schwalbe

    (52,951)

    Summary: The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close. Mary Anne Schwalbe is waiting for her chemotherapy treatments when...  more »

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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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  • Pound foolish [downloadable audiobook] / exposing the dark side of the personal finance industry

    Pound foolish / exposing the dark side of the personal finance industry2013

    by Helaine Olen

    Summary: If you've ever bought a personal finance book, watched a TV show about stock picking, listened to a radio show about getting out of debt, or attended a seminar to help you plan for your retirement,...  more »

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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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  • Pandora's lunchbox [downloadable audiobook] / how processed food took over the American meal

    Pandora's lunchbox / how processed food took over the American meal2013

    by Melanie Warner

    Summary: If a piece of individually wrapped cheese retains its shape, color, and texture for years, what does it say about the food we eat and feed our children? Former New York Times reporter and mother...  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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  • Skinny bitch [eAudiobook] : a no-nonsense, tough-love guide for savvy girls who want to stop eating crap and start looking fabulous!

    Skinny bitch : a no-nonsense, tough-love guide for savvy girls who want to stop eating crap and start looking fabulous!2007

    by Rory Freedman

    Summary: Not your typical boring diet book, this is a tart-tongued, no-holds-barred wake-up call to all women who want to be thin. With such blunt advice as "Soda is liquid Satan" and "You are a total moron...  more »

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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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  • 7 events that made America America [eAudio] : 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 along2012

    by Larry Schweikart

    (497)

    Summary: Larry Schweikart, coauthor of the New York Times bestseller A Patriot's History of the United States, examines some of the pivotal-yet mostly ignored-moments that have shaped our history.

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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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  • 100 ways to motivate others [eAudio] : how great leaders can produce insane results without driving people crazy

    100 ways to motivate others : how great leaders can produce insane results without driving people crazy2004

    by Steve Chandler

    (600)

    Summary: "Short takes for the time-challenged leader. The logical follow-up to Chandler's previous best-sellers, 100 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Reinventing Yourself. Leadership can be fun if you break it...  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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  • 17 Carnations [eAudio]

    17 Carnations2015

    by Andrew Morton

    Summary: "Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain,...  more »

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  • Spanish for dummies [eAudio]

    Spanish for dummies2007

    by Jessica Langemeier

    (97)

    Summary: Want to speak Spanish? Don't have a lot of time? This practical audio book is designed to help you learn quickly and easily at home or on the road. From basic greetings and expressions to grammar...  more »

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  • Alexander Hamilton [eAudio]

    Alexander Hamilton2004

    by Ron Chernow

    (148,072)

    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 »

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  • Notorious RBG [eAudio] : the life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Notorious RBG : the life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg2015

    by Irin Carmon

    (52,714)

    Summary: "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers a visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg's refusal to let the slammed...  more »

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  • Hidden figures [eAudio] : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race

    Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race2016

    by Margot Lee Shetterly

    (91,602)

    Summary: Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to...  more »

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  • Bobby Kennedy [eAudio] : the making of a liberal icon

    Bobby Kennedy : the making of a liberal icon2016

    by Larry Tye

    Summary: "Bare-knuckle operative, cynical White House insider, romantic visionary—Robert F. Kennedy was all of these things at one time or another, and each of these aspects of his personality emerges in...  more »

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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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  • George Washington [downloadable audiobook]

    George Washington2006

    by Calista McCabe Courtenay

    Summary: Listen to the fascinating life of George Washington, the "Father of the Republic". This biography traces the life of George Washington from his early life as a surveyor to his retirement at Mount...  more »

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  • 1491 [eAudio] : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus

    1491 : new revelations of the Americas before Columbus2005

    by Charles C. Mann

    (73,125)

    Summary: Mann shows how a new generation of researchers equipped with novel scientific techniques have come to previously unheard-of conclusions about the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans. In 1491...  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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  • 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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