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Author: Fernando Cervantes
Release Date: September 07, 2021
A sweeping, authoritative history of 16th-century Spain and its legendary conquistadors, whose ambitious and morally contradictory campaigns propelled a small European kingdom to become one of the formidable empires in the world   “The de...
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Author: H. W. Brands | Narrator: Grover Gardner
Release Date: July 20, 2021
By the Author of the Bestselling Pulitzer Prize Finalist THE FIRST AMERICANTHEY WENT WEST TO CHANGE THEIR LIVES AND IN THE BARGAIN THEY CHANGED THE WORLD. THIS IS THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE GOLD RUSH.When gold was first disc...
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Author: Julian Sancton
Release Date: June 08, 2021
The “exquisitely researched and deeply engrossing” (The New York Times) true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry—with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless, Antarct...
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Author: Mark Synnott | Narrator: Steve Campbell
Release Date: April 13, 2021
*One of the 57 Most Anticipated Books Of 2021—Elle Shivering, exhausted, gasping for oxygen, beyond doubt . . .   A hundred-year mystery lured veteran climber Mark Synnott into an unlikely expedition up Mount Everest during the spring...
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Author: Brian Castner | Narrator: Brian Castner
Release Date: April 13, 2021
A gripping and wholly original account of the epic human tragedy that was the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98. One hundred thousand men and women rushed heedlessly north to make their fortunes; very few did, but many thousands of them died in the...
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Author: Charles King | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: August 06, 2019
2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award WinnerFinalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardFrom an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous scientists who pioneered it—a sweeping ch...
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Author: Alan Andres and Robert Stone | Narrator: Holter Graham
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 convincing case for Powell’s legacy as a pioneering conservationist.”--The Wall Street Journal"A bold study of an eco-visionary at a watershed moment in US history."--NatureA timely, thrilling account of the explorer who dared to...
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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: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: November 10, 2015
From the author of In the Hurricane's Eye and Valiant Ambition, the riveting and critically acclaimed bestseller and a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, directed by Ron Howard.Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brenda...
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