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Author: Charles King
Release Date: August 06, 2019
A dazzling group portrait of Franz Boas, the founder of cultural anthropology, and his circle of women scientists, who upended American notions of race, gender, and sexuality in the 1920s and 1930s—a sweeping chronicle of how our society began ...
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Author: Alan Andres and Robert L. Stone
Release Date: June 04, 2019
JFK issued the historic moon landing challenge. These are the stories of the visionaries who helped America complete his vision with the first lunar landing fifty years ago.             ...
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Author: David Grann | Narrator: Will Patton
Release Date: October 30, 2018
By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the AntarcticHenry Worsley was a devoted husband and father and a decorated British special forces officer who believed in ...
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Author: John F. Ross | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: July 03, 2018
"A bold study of an eco-visionary at a watershed moment in US history."-NatureA timely, thrilling account of a man who, as an explorer, dared to lead the first successful expedition down the Colorado through the Grand Canyon--and, as an American visi...
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Author: Andrew Lawler | Narrator: David H. Lawrence XVII
Release Date: June 05, 2018
*National Bestseller* A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and the sobering truths--about race, gender, and immigration--exposed by the Lost Colony of Roanoke In 1587, 115 men, women, and c...
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Author: Robert Kurson | Narrator: Robert Kurson and Ray Porter
Release Date: April 03, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind’s historic first mission to the Moon, from the bestselling author of Shadow Divers.“Robert Kurson tells the ta...
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Author: Robert Kurson | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: June 16, 2015
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A thrilling adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of Shadow Divers Finding and iden...
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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: February 24, 2015
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard.The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titani...
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Author: Hampton Sides | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: August 05, 2014
New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded AgeIn the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North P...
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Author: Monte Reel | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: March 12, 2013
The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of ...
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Author: Matthew Goodman | Narrator: Kathe Mazur
Release Date: February 26, 2013
NATIONAL BESTSELLEROn November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing...
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Author: Andrea Wulf | Narrator: Robin Sachs
Release Date: May 01, 2012
The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system. &#...
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