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Author: Willard Sterne Randall
Release Date: February 08, 2022
An illuminating financial history of the Founding Fathers, revealing how their personal finances shaped the Constitution and the new nationIn 1776, upon the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Founding Fathers concluded America’s mo...
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Author: Debby Applegate | Narrator: Erin Bennett
Release Date: November 02, 2021
The compulsively readable and sometimes jaw-dropping story of the life of a notorious madam who played hostess to every gangster, politician, writer, sports star and Cafe Society swell worth knowing, and who as much as any single figure helped make t...
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Author: Andrew Roberts
Release Date: November 02, 2021
The last king of America, George III, has been ridiculed as a complete disaster who frittered away the colonies and went mad in his old age. The truth is much more nuanced and fascinating--and will completely change the way readers and historians vi...
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Author: Cynthia A. Branigan | Narrator: Cynthia A. Branigan
Release Date: October 19, 2021
The rescue of the last diving horse in America and the inspiring story of how horse and animal rescuer were each profoundly transformed by the other—from the award-winning animal rescuer of retired racing greyhounds and author of the best-selli...
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Author: Matthew Sturgis | Narrator: John Pirkis
Release Date: October 12, 2021
The fullest, most textural, most accurate—most human—account of Oscar Wilde's unique and dazzling life—based on extensive new research and newly discovered materials, from Wilde's personal letters and transcripts of his first trial ...
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Author: Allen C. Guelzo | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: September 28, 2021
From the award-winning historian and best-selling author of Gettysburg comes the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. An intimate look at the Confederate general in all his complexity—his hypocrisy and courage, his inner turmoil and outw...
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Author: Nick Davis | Narrator: Nick Davis
Release Date: September 14, 2021
A fascinating, complex dual biography of Hollywood's most dazzling—and famous—brothers, and a dark, riveting portrait of competition, love, and enmity that ultimately undid them both.One most famous for having written Citizen Kane (with O...
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Author: Josh Ireland | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: March 30, 2021
The intimate, untold story of Winston Churchill's enduring yet volatile bond with his only son, Randolph“Ireland draws unforgettable sketches of life in the Churchill circle, much like Erik Larson did in The Splendid and the Vile.”―...
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Author: Madison Smartt Bell | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: March 17, 2020
The first and definitive biography of one of the great American novelists of the postwar era, the author of Dog Soldiers and A Flag for Sunrise, and a penetrating critic of American power, innocence, and corruptionRobert Stone (1937-2015), probably ...
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Author: Alexis Coe | Narrator: Brittany Pressley and Alexis Coe
Release Date: February 04, 2020
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAN NPR CONCIERGE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR“In her form-shattering and myth-crushing book….Coe examines myths with mirth, and writes history with humor… [You Never Forget Your First] is an accessible...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Sophie Robert
Release Date: November 05, 2019
From the author of The Romanovs: a vivid account of history's most successful political partnership—as sensual and fiery as it was creative and visionary. Catherine the Great was a woman of notorious passion and imperial ambition. Prince Potemk...
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Author: Anthony Everitt | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: August 27, 2019
What can we learn from the stunning rise and mysterious death of the ancient world’s greatest conqueror? An acclaimed biographer reconstructs the life of Alexander the Great in this magisterial revisionist portrait.“[An] infectious sense ...
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