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Author: Mary Beth Norton | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: February 11, 2020
From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a groundbreaking book tracing the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from the Boston Tea Party and the First Continental Congress to the Battles o...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Sophie Robert
Release Date: November 05, 2019
A widely acclaimed biography from the bestselling author of The Romanovs: "One of the great love stories of history” (The Economist) between Catherine the Great and the wildly flamboyant and talented Prince Potemkin. • "Captures the genius...
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Author: Antonia Fraser | Narrator: Steven Crossley
Release Date: September 25, 2018
In the eighteenth century, the Catholics of England lacked many basic freedoms under the law: they could not serve in political office, buy or inherit land, or be married by the rites of their own religion. So virulent was the sentiment against Catho...
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Author: Roy Adkins and Lesley Adkins | Narrator: John Telfer
Release Date: March 13, 2018
A rip-roaring account of the dramatic four-year siege of Britain’s Mediterranean garrison by Spain and France—an overlooked key to the British loss in the American RevolutionFor more than three and a half years, from 1779 to 1783, the tin...
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Author: Amanda Foreman | Narrator: Wanda McCaddon
Release Date: April 12, 2016
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity b...
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Author: Michael Farquhar | Narrator: Enn Reitel
Release Date: July 08, 2014
“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarte...
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Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: June 04, 2013
A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis. The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the t...
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Author: Tom Reiss | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: September 18, 2012
WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHYGeneral Alex Dumas is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiar—because his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for su...
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Author: Jennifer Lee Carrell | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: May 22, 2012
THE SPECKLED MONSTER is both a hair-raising tale of courage in the face of the deadliest disease that has ever struck mankind, and a gripping account of the birth of modern immunology. Jennifer Lee Carrell's dramatic story follows two parents who, af...
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Author: Robert K. Massie | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: November 08, 2011
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An “absorbing” (Los Angeles Times) biography of one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in Russian history—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nichola...
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Author: Gordon S. Wood | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: July 06, 2010
In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, "What made these men great?" and shows us, among many other things, jus...
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