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Author: Jung Chang | Narrator: Catherine Ho
Release Date: October 29, 2019
They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the center of power, and each of them left an indelible mark on...
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Author: John Oller | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: March 19, 2019
The fascinating true story of how a group of visionary attorneys helped make American business synonymous with Big Business, and Wall Street the center of the financial world“Entertaining.”—The Wall Street Journal The legal professi...
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Author: H. W. Brands | Narrator: Eric Martin
Release Date: November 13, 2018
From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political giants battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the future of our democrac...
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Author: Mark Braude | Narrator: Mark Braude
Release Date: October 09, 2018
Part forensic investigation, part dramatic jailbreak adventure, Mark Braude's The Invisible Emperor is a gripping narrative history of Napoleon Bonaparte's ten-month exile on the Mediterranean island of ElbaIn the spring of 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte w...
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Author: Nell Stevens | Narrator: Nell Stevens
Release Date: August 07, 2018
In this tale of two writers, Nell Stevens interweaves her own life as a twenty-something graduate student with that of the English author, Elizabeth Gaskell. Although they are separated by more than 150 years, Nell finds herself drawn to the Victoria...
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Author: Stephen R. Platt | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: May 15, 2018
As China reclaims its position as a world power, Imperial Twilight looks back to tell the story of the country’s last age of ascendance and how it came to an end in the nineteenth-century Opium War.   As one of the most potent turning poin...
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Author: Candice Millard | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: October 17, 2017
James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his ...
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Author: Stanley Weintraub | Narrator: Donada Peters
Release Date: January 24, 2017
This biography of Victoria highlights the many dramas of her life. For example, she was fatherless at eight months and treated poorly by her family, but survived to become the only English queen comparable to Elizabeth I. The character of Victoria he...
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Author: Kate Williams | Narrator: Katharine Lee McEwan
Release Date: December 27, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The perfect companion to the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria • A gripping account of Queen Victoria’s rise and early years in power from CNN’s official royal historian “Kate Willi...
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Author: Sally Jenkins and John Stauffer | Narrator: Don Leslie
Release Date: June 23, 2009
New York Times bestselling author Sally Jenkins and distinguished Harvard professor John Stauffer mine a nearly forgotten piece of Civil War history and strike gold in this surprising account of the only Southern county to secede from the Confederacy...
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Author: Gillian Gill | Narrator: Rosalyn Landor
Release Date: May 19, 2009
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt was the most influential marriage of the nineteenth century–and one of history’ s most enduring love stories. Traditional biographies tell us that Queen Victoria inherited the throne as a naïve teenager, ...
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