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Arkangel Shakespeare
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1776

Author/Reader: David McCullough

David McCullough

Format: 10 CDs (Unabridged)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author explores the events, people, and extraordinary moments of courage that led to the founding of our country. An eloquent story of that tumultuous year. Audie Award finalist and winner of a 2005 PublishersWeekly Listen Up award. "[He] narrates in a sonorous, grandfatherly voice, keeping his speech vibrant and engaging, as if he were simply telling a story."—Publishers Weekly

Item #: E9P423 ISBN: 9780743544238

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The Age of Lincoln

Author: Orville Vernon Burton

Reader: Rich Mock

Format: 12 CDs (Unabridged)

A respected historian shows how Lincoln's Southernness empowered him to redefine freedom as a personal right, protected by law. Rather than the abolishment of slavery, the enduring legacy of the Civil War was inscribing personal liberty into the nation's millennial aspirations. "Magisterial narrative history... new details, fresh insights, and sparkling interpretations... fast-paced and elegantly written."—BookPage

Item #: E9B779 ISBN: 9780786157792

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The Age of Lincoln

Author: Vernon Orville Burton

Reader: Rich Mock

Format: 1 MP3-CDs (Unabridged)

A respected historian shows how Lincoln's Southernness empowered him to redefine freedom as a personal right, protected by law. Rather than the abolishment of slavery, the enduring legacy of the Civil War was inscribing personal liberty into the nation's millennial aspirations. "Magisterial narrative history... new details, fresh insights, and sparkling interpretations... fast-paced and elegantly written."—BookPage

Item #: E1B953 ISBN: 9780786169535

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American Spring

Author: Walter R. Borneman

Reader: Tom Taylorson

Format: 11 CDs (Unabridged)

Follow the fledgling American nation from Paul Revere's little-known ride in December 1774 until George Washington took command of colonial forces in July, 1775. The story of how a decade of discontent erupted into an armed rebellion that forged the United States of America. "A gripping, almost moment-by-moment account... First-rate."—Kirkus Reviews

Item #: E9B125 ISBN: 9781478901259

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American Tempest

Author: Harlow Giles Unger

Reader: William Hughes

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

The Boston Tea Party affected so many American minds and hearts that it helped spawn a new, independent nation whose citizens would govern themselves for the first time in history. From the author of The Last Founding Father.

Item #: E8B9137 ISBN: 9781441779137

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Ark of the Liberties

Author: Ted Widmer

Reader: William Hughes

Format: 11 CDs (Unabridged)

Ranging from the late 17th century to the present, this audiobook traces America's wondrous history as well as our less glorious past, from the Declaration of Independence to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Looks unblinkingly atslavery, the Iraq occupation, and our present standing in world opinion. A history of America in the world unlike any other. "Hughes reads the text with straightforward clarity, as flat and clear as a cornfield, bringing to life Widmer's hypotheses."—AudioFile

Item #: E9B8580 ISBN: 9781433248580

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Ark of the Liberties

Author: Ted Widmer

Reader: Grover Gardner

Format: 1 MP3-CDs (Unabridged)

Ranging from the late 17th century to the present, this audiobook traces America's wondrous history as well as our less glorious past, from the Declaration of Independence to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Looks unblinkingly atslavery, the Iraq occupation, and our present standing in world opinion. A history of America in the world unlike any other. "Hughes reads the text with straightforward clarity, as flat and clear as a cornfield, bringing to life Widmer's hypotheses."—AudioFile

Item #: E1B859 ISBN: 9781433248597

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Astoria

Author: Peter Stark

Reader: Michael Kramer

Format: 9 CDs (Unabridged)

The thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast.

Item #: E9B2199 ISBN: 9781482992199

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A Basic History of the United States, Volume 1

Author: Clarence B. Carson

Reader: Mary Woods

Format: 1 MP3-CDs (Unabridged)

Carson's full-scale treatment of America history combines scholarly exactness with a clear understanding of the people and events which have shaped this nation. Volume 1 covers our heritage, links to England, how the colonies grew, and theoppression the colonists felt.

Item #: E1B0136 ISBN: 9780786160136

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Between Two Worlds

Author: Malcolm Gaskill

Reader: Gildart Jackson

Format: 17 CDs (Unabridged)

The sweeping story of the English experience in America during the first century of colonization. In learning to live in an unforgiving world, they had begun a long and fateful journey toward rebellion and, finally, independence.

Item #: E9B6640X ISBN: 9781483026640

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Beyond the Hundredth Meridian

Author: Wallace Stegner

Reader: Mark Bramhall

Format: 14 CDs (Unabridged)

Hear about the exploits of John Wesley Powell, the fearless, one-armed soldier/geologist. In 1869 he and his party plummeted down the Colorado River in wooden boats, becoming the first European-Americans to voyage through the Grand Canyon.This Pulitzer Prize-winning author presents a fascinating look at the man who prophetically warned against the dangers of settling the American West. First published in 1954.

Item #: E9B6000 ISBN: 9781441736000

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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots

Author: David Fisher

Reader: Holter Graham

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

From the riots over a child's murder that led to the Boston Massacre to the little-known southern guerilla campaign of "Swamp Fox" Francis Marion and the celebration of America's first Christmas, here are the fascinating tales of resourcefulness, perseverance, and luck that led to this country's creation. The companion to Fox News TV's historical docudrama series.

Item #: E7U570 ISBN: 9781427275707

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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West

Author: David Fisher

Reader: Tom Wopat

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

An eye-opening look at the truth behind the legendary figures of the American West we all think we know. How did Davy Crockett save President's Jackson's life only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman – and was he African-American? Did Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid really die in South America? The companion volume to O'Reilly's documentary TV series, Legends and Lies: The Real West.

Item #: E7U572 ISBN: 9781427265722

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The Birth of a Nation

Author/Reader: Nate Parker

Nate Parker

Format: 2 CDs (Unabridged)

The true story of Virginia slave Nat Turner. Hired out by his owner to preach to and placate slaves, he transformed into an inspired anti-slavery leader who led a rough-and-tumble group into a revolt against injustice and slavery. The new film stars Nate Parker and Armie Hammer.

Item #: E2P024 ISBN: 9781508230243

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Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Author: Caroline Cox

Reader: Traber Burns

Format: 7 CDs (Unabridged)

Between 1819 and 1845, as veterans of the Revolutionary War were filing applications to receive pensions for their service, the government was surprised to learn that many of the soldiers were not men but boys, many of whom were under the age of sixteen and some even as young as nine. Cox reconstructs the lives and stories of this young subset of early American soldiers, focusing on how these boys came to join the army and what they actually did in service.

Item #: E6B117 ISBN: 9781504691178

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Author: Dee Brown

Reader: Grover Gardner

Format: 12 CDs (Unabridged)

An account of the systematic destruction of American Indians during the second half of the 19th century. The great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, and Cheyenne tell us about the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated. Based on council records, autobiographies, and other firsthand descriptions. Audie Award finalist 2010. "Gardner is an exceptional narrator... He carries a reading along without artifice, making for a smooth listening experience."—AudioFile

Item #: E9B3436 ISBN: 9781433293436

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The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War

Author/Reader: Leonard L. Richards

Leonard L. Richards

Format: 8 CDs (Unabridged)

The discovery of gold in California hurried its admission to the Union. But as the Civil War approached, the new state also became a potential prize in the battle between the North and South, with its likely market for slaves in the mines.This award-winning historian clarifies the links between the Gold Rush and the many regional crises leading up to the Civil War.

Item #: E9B179 ISBN: 9780786161799

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Capital Dames

Author/Reader: Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts

Format: 12 CDs (Unabridged)

During the Civil War Washington, D.C., became an immense Union army camp, and the women of Washington joined the cause as their men marched off to battle. They were nurses, supply organizers, relief workers, journalists– printing greenbacks at the Treasury Department, making munitions in a dangerous arsenal, and sewing canvas gunpowder bags for the troops. The war forever changed the place of women.

Item #: E9B4758 ISBN: 9781481534758

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The Captured

Author: Scott Zesch

Reader: Grover Gardner

Format: 1 MP3-CDs (Unabridged)

An intriguing and heartbreaking true story. Kidnapped at ten by Apaches in 1870 and traded to the Comanches, the author's ancestor was finally returned to his family, but he never readjusted. Wondering why, the author makes a fascinating investigation into how life with Indians could radically alter the attitude and point of view of a young white boy. "Golden-voiced Grover Gardner charges his rich baritone with the thrill of discovery."—AudioFile

Item #: B1B375 ISBN: 9780786183722

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Clouds of Glory

Author: Michael Korda

Reader: Jack Garrett

Format: 26 CDs (Unabridged)

A vivid and admiring portrait of General Robert E. Lee. The brilliant general, devoted family man, and principled gentleman disliked slavery and disagreed with secession, but he refused command of the Union Army because he could not "draw his sword" against his beloved Virginia.

Item #: E9B4280 ISBN: 9781483004280

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