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The truths we hold by Kamala Harris

The truths we hold

Kamala Harris

eAudiobook

From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country.Senator Kamala...

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Walking by Erling Kagge

Walking

Erling Kagge

eAudiobook

A lyrical account of an activity that is essential for our sanity, equilibrium, and well-being, from the author of Silence ("A book to be handled and savored."--Wall Street Journal)Placing one foot in front of the other, embarking on the journey of d...

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This is not a t-shirt by Bobby Hundreds

This is not a t-shirt

Bobby Hundreds

eAudiobook

The story of The Hundreds and the precepts that made it an iconic streetwear brand by Bobby Hundreds himself. Streetwear occupies that rarefied space where genuine "cool" coexists with big business; where a star designer might work concurrently with Nike,...

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Barnum's own story by P. T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum

Barnum's own story

P. T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum

eAudiobook

The true-life tale of a man of boundless imagination and indomitable energy, Barnum's autobiography embodies the spirit of America's most exciting boom years.

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Lowest white boy by Greg Bottoms

Lowest white boy

Greg Bottoms

eAudiobook

An innovative, hybrid work of literary nonfiction, Lowest White Boy takes its title from Lyndon Johnson's observation during the civil rights era: "If you can convince the lowest white man he's better than the best colored man, he won't notice you're...

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You can't fall off the floor by Harris Katleman

You can't fall off the floor

Harris Katleman

eAudiobook

From watching his colleague get shot in the testicles by a jealous producer to running Hollywood's most successful television studio, Harris Katleman had a front row seat in the development of the television industry. Destined to become a classic account...

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Young Castro by Jonathan M. (Jonathan Marshall) Hansen

Young Castro

Jonathan M. (Jonathan Marshall) Han...

eAudiobook

An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country in revolution and transfixed the world.

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Never say goodbye by Patrick Mathews

Never say goodbye

Patrick Mathews

eAudiobook

Never Say Goodbye will help you learn how to recognize spirit communication and establish an ongoing relationship with those in spirit through simple meditations and other practices.

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Far memory by Joan Grant

Far memory

Joan Grant

eAudiobook

"During the last twenty years, seven books of mine have been published as historical novels which to me are biographies of previous lives I have known. Far Memory is the autobiography of my first thirty years in the twentieth century. From early childhood,...

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The shapeshifter by Claudia Navone

The shapeshifter

Claudia Navone

eAudiobook

This is a story of a magical life. A young girl with introductions to the elite of the ballet world discovers who she is through romantic encounters in Monte Carlo, Florence, London, New York City, and many more glamorous locations. She leaves the world...

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A dog called hope by Jason (paratrooper) Morgan

A dog called hope

Jason (paratrooper) Morgan

eAudiobook

Lone Survivor meets Marley & Me in this inspiring buddy memoir of an extraordinary service dog whose enduring love brought a wounded soldier back to life. A decade ago, Special Forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on...

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Never play dead by Tomi Lahren

Never play dead

Tomi Lahren

eAudiobook

The Fox Nation host, Fox News contributor, and social media master argues that it's time to square your shoulders, stand your ground and speak the truth.The conventional wisdom is that we need more civility and fewer arguments. If you have a controve...

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The beautiful no by Sheri Salata

The beautiful no

Sheri Salata

eAudiobook

"Thursday morning.One hundred pounds overweight, no man in sight, and rounding the bend to 57 years old--a full-blown catastrophe."What happens when you realize you've had the career of your dreams, but you don't have the life of your dreams? This was...

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Becoming Dr. Seuss by Brian Jay Jones

Becoming Dr. Seuss

Brian Jay Jones

eAudiobook

The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. Whimsical and wonderful, his work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. The silly, simple rhymes are a bottomless well...

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Smokin' Joe by Mark Kram

Smokin' Joe

Mark Kram

eAudiobook

A gripping, all-access biography of Joe Frazier, whose rivalry with Muhammad Ali riveted boxing fans and whose legacy as a figure in American sports and society endures.History will remember the rivalry of Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali as one for the ages,...

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Accidental Presidents by Jared Cohen

Accidental Presidents

Jared Cohen

eAudiobook

The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful...

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A raid over Berlin by John Martin

A raid over Berlin

John Martin

eAudiobook

"I could see that still no one had been able to get out from the cockpit. It must have been at this moment that I thought I was going to die because I became remarkably calm." Trapped inside a burning Lancaster bomber, airman John Martin consigned himself...

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Happy old me by Hunter Davies

Happy old me

Hunter Davies

eAudiobook

On 8th February 2016, Hunter Davies' wife, Margaret Forster, died of spinal cancer, and in the days that followed, Hunter was forced to navigate the implications of being widowed. Revealing his emotional journey over the course of one year, he talks ...

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A farmer's diary by Sally Urwin

A farmer's diary

Sally Urwin

eAudiobook

Sally Urwin and her husband Steve own High House Farm in Northumberland, which they share with Mavis the sheepdog, one very fat pony, and many, many sheep. Set in beautiful, wild landscape, and in use for generations, it's the perfect setting for Sal...

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A dream too big by Caylin Louis Moore

A dream too big

Caylin Louis Moore

eAudiobook

In this inspiring and provocative memoir, Caylin Moore tells the against-all-odds story of his rise from cruel poverty in gang-ridden Los Angeles to academic success at Oxford University, with hope as his compass.By all rights, Caylin Louis Moore should...

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High achiever by Tiffany Jenkins

High achiever

Tiffany Jenkins

eAudiobook

An up-close portrait of the mind of an addict and a life unraveled by narcotics--a memoir of captivating urgency and surprising humor that puts a human face on the opioid crisis. "Raw, brutal, and shocking. Move over, Orange Is the New Black."--Amy D...

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Emperor by Geoffrey Parker

Emperor

Geoffrey Parker

eAudiobook

Geoffrey Parker, one of the world's leading historians of early modern Europe, delves into the life of Emperor Charles V in this must-listen biography.

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What a body remembers by Karen Stefano

What a body remembers

Karen Stefano

eAudiobook

What a Body Remembers is the intimate memoir of a woman's traumatic past catching up with her, an honest, from-the-gut account of one woman's journey to regain her power and confidence--a journey that continues to this day.

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First Ladies by Betty Boyd. Caroli

First Ladies

Betty Boyd. Caroli

eAudiobook

Betty Boyd Caroli's engrossing and informative First Ladies is an essential resource for anyone interested in the role of America's First Ladies.

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Faith unraveled by Rachel Held Evans

Faith unraveled

Rachel Held Evans

eAudiobook

Profoundly moving, fearlessly honest, and relentlessly hopeful, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Held Evans offers this must-read for anyone on the journey of doubt, deconstruction, and ultimately faith reborn.Eighty years after the Scopes Monkey...

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Robin Williams by Emily Herbert

Robin Williams

Emily Herbert

eAudiobook

With his twinkling eyes, boundless energy and unrivalled natural wit, Robin Williams was the comedian who brought laughter to a generation.Through roles in cherished films such as Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, Aladdin and Hook, he became the genial face of...

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Life among the Qallunaat by Mini Aodla Freeman

Life among the Qallunaat

Mini Aodla Freeman

eAudiobook

Life Among the Qallunaat is the story of Mini Aodla Freeman's experiences growing up in the Inuit communities of James Bay and her journey in the 1950s from her home to the strange land and stranger customs of the Qallunaat, those living south of the...

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Massacre on the Merrimack by Jay Atkinson

Massacre on the Merrimack

Jay Atkinson

eAudiobook

In this meticulously researched and riveting narrative, bestselling author Jay Atkinson sheds new light on the early struggle for North America.

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Flipping the script by A. J. Gibson

Flipping the script

A. J. Gibson

eAudiobook

Flipping the Script will give you the strength to overcome your own personal roadblocks and live the life you were created to live.

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George VI by Philip Ziegler

George VI

Philip Ziegler

eAudiobook

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of George VI: The Dutiful King by Philip Ziegler, read by Charlie Anson. If Ethelred was notoriously 'Unready' and Alfred 'Great', King George VI should bear the designation of 'George the Dutiful'. Throughout his...

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Matilda by Catherine Hanley

Matilda

Catherine Hanley

eAudiobook

A life of Matilda--empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages.

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An imperfect rapture by Kelly J. Beard

An imperfect rapture

Kelly J. Beard

eAudiobook

"Written with the spare, sensual, and deeply evocative prose of a master, this brave and ultimately transcendent memoir is an absolute gem. What Kelly J. Beard accomplishes here is stunning: by stepping nakedly back into her youth as the daughter of ...

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Sabina by Bella Zucker

Sabina

Bella Zucker

eAudiobook

This is the memoir written by Bella Kuligowska Zucker, the only person in her family to survive the Holocaust.

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Hirohito and the making of modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix

Hirohito and the making of modern Japan

Herbert P. Bix

eAudiobook

In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world.

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Total competition by Ross Brawn

Total competition

Ross Brawn

eAudiobook

Total Competition is the most compelling, comprehensive and revealing insight into what it takes to get to the top in Formula One that has ever been published. Across four decades, Ross Brawn was one of the most innovative and successful technical di...

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The dirt by Mötley Crüe (Musical group)

The dirt

Mötley Crüe (Musical group)

eAudiobook

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE STARRING MACHINE GUN KELLY, DANIEL WEBBER, DOUGLAS BOOTH, AND IWAN RHEON, DIRECTED BY JEFF TREMAINE.Celebrate over thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the audiobook edition of The Dirt--the outrageou...

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Death in ten minutes by Fern Riddell

Death in ten minutes

Fern Riddell

eAudiobook

Kitty Marion was sent across the country by the Pankhurst family to carry out a nationwide campaign of bombings and arson attacks, as women fought for the vote using any means necessary. But in the aftermath of World War One, the dangerous and revolu...

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In the shadow of Vesuvius by Daisy Dunn

In the shadow of Vesuvius

Daisy Dunn

eAudiobook

Ash spewed into the sky. All eyes were on Vesuvius. Pliny the Elder sailed towards the phenomenon. A teenage Pliny the Younger waited. His uncle did not come back. In a dazzling new literary biography, Daisy Dunn introduces Pliny the Younger, the survivor...

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Serious eater by Ed Levine

Serious eater

Ed Levine

eAudiobook

"A hilarious and moving story of unconventional entrepreneurialism, passion, and guts."--Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group; Founder of Shake Shack; Author of Setting the TableOriginal recipes by J. Kenji López-Alt of The Food Lab...

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The chosen few by Gregg Zoroya

The chosen few

Gregg Zoroya

eAudiobook

The story of one of the Afghanistan war's most decorated units and their fifteen-month ordeal, culminating in the Battle of Wanat, the deadliest battle of the warA single company of US paratroopers--calling themselves the "Chosen Few"--arrived in eas...

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Palau by Luis Palau

Palau

Luis Palau

eAudiobook

Includes an audiobook-exclusive interview with Luis Palau!One of the world's most influential religious leaders, Luis Palau, shares his legacy message and spiritual memoir for the first time. Tracing his faith journey from humble beginnings on the streets...

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Rocking toward a free world by András Simonyi

Rocking toward a free world

András Simonyi

eAudiobook

From renowned diplomat and musician András Simonyi--whom Stephen Colbert calls "the only ambassador I know who can shred a mean guitar!"--comes a timely and revealing memoir about growing up behind the Iron Curtain and longing for freedom while chasing...

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Success on the spectrum by Colin Williamson

Success on the spectrum

Colin Williamson

eAudiobook

Autism is often misunderstood by mainstream society. Colin takes us on a journey through the key moments in his life with undiagnosed Autism. The added struggles with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia & Dyscalculus are all part of who he is. There are sad times, ...

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The crate by Deborah Vadas Levison

The crate

Deborah Vadas Levison

eAudiobook

After surviving the horrors of the Holocaust-in ghettos, on death marches, and in concentration camps-a young couple seeks refuge in Canada. They settle into a new life, certain that the terrors of their past are behind them. They build themselves a ...

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A forgotten hero by Shelley Emling

A forgotten hero

Shelley Emling

eAudiobook

A Forgotten Hero is the true story of Folke Bernadotte's heroic rescue of 30,000 prisoners during WWII.

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Saving Sadie by Joal Derse Dauer

Saving Sadie

Joal Derse Dauer

eAudiobook

Joyous and inspiring, Saving Sadie is a triumphant story about the power of unconditional love and second chances--for humans and animals alike.

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Broken places & outer spaces by Nnedi Okorafor

Broken places & outer spaces

Nnedi Okorafor

eAudiobook

A powerful journey from star athlete to sudden paralysis to creative awakening, award-winning science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor shows that what we think are our limitations have the potential to become our greatest strengths.Nnedi Okorafor was ne...

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In pain by Travis N. Rieder

In pain

Travis N. Rieder

eAudiobook

A bioethicist's eloquent and riveting memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal--a harrowing personal reckoning and clarion call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack of crucial resources and structures to handle...

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Labour of love by Shannon Garner

Labour of love

Shannon Garner

eAudiobook

Shannon Garner met and married the man of her dreams, had two gorgeous children and lived an idyllic life on the New South Wales coast. So why did she decide one day to pursue altruistic surrogacy? And what made her choose a gay male couple from Sydney?...

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Terror in Ypsilanti by Gregory A. Fournier

Terror in Ypsilanti

Gregory A. Fournier

eAudiobook

Between the summers of 1967 through 1969, before the term serial killer was coined, a predatory killer stalked the campuses of Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan seeking prey until he made the arrogant mistake of killing his last...

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Darkest hour by S. C. Pike

Darkest hour

S. C. Pike

eAudiobook

S.C. Pike presents the true life story of notorious Mafia hitman for the Gotti and Cambino crime family in New York in the eighties and nineties.

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The stranger beside me by Ann Rule

The stranger beside me

Ann Rule

eAudiobook

The author tells the story of serial killer, Ted Bundy. The writer kept in touch with the murderer throughout the investigation, learning about his demonic double life.

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Rise by Cara Brookins

Rise

Cara Brookins

eAudiobook

After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to turn to but herself. In desperate need of a home but without the means to buy one, she did something incredible. Equipped only with YouTube instructional...

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High hopes by Ronnie Corbett

High hopes

Ronnie Corbett

eAudiobook

A true great of British comedy, Ronald 'Ronnie' Corbett, is hailed as one of the finest comedians of his generation. Son of an Edinburgh baker, Ronnie rose to fame as one half of the infamous Two Ronnies alongside Ronnie Barker. Known for his versati...

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Sisters of the East End by Helen Batten

Sisters of the East End

Helen Batten

eAudiobook

Born into a happy working-class North London family, Katie is determined to 'do something' with her life. Working in the impoverished East End in the 1950s, she meets the Sisters of St John the Divine - a community of nuns dedicated to nursing and mi...

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Witness to the storm by Werner T. Angress

Witness to the storm

Werner T. Angress

eAudiobook

On June 6, 1944, Werner T. Angress parachuted down from a C-47 into German-occupied France with the 82nd Airborne Division. Nine days later, he was captured behind enemy lines and, concealing his identity as a German-born Jew, became a prisoner of wa...

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Kindred souls by Edna P. (Edna Perkel) Gurewitsch

Kindred souls

Edna P. (Edna Perkel) Gurewitsch

eAudiobook

For fifteen years, Eleanor Roosevelt and her handsome doctor, David Gurewitsch, were friends, traveling, entertaining, and eventually buying a townhouse together in Manhattan. Their friendship has always intrigued historians, but not much is known about...

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Panzer ace by Richard Rosen

Panzer ace

Richard Rosen

eAudiobook

Richard Freiherr von Rosen was a highly decorated Wehrmacht soldier and outstanding panzer commander. The author has a fine memory and eye for detail. His account is easy to listen to and not technical, and adds substantially to the knowledge of how the...

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Diary of a drag queen by Crystal Rasmussen

Diary of a drag queen

Crystal Rasmussen

eAudiobook

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Diary of a Drag Queen, written and read by Crystal Rasmussen. Life's a drag... 'Stories like the one where you shagged a 79-year-old builder and knocked over his sister's ashes while feeding him a Viagra....

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We carry Kevan by Kevan Chandler

We carry Kevan

Kevan Chandler

eAudiobook

A story about friendships and commitment to one another so incredible you wouldn't believe it if it wasn't true. Kevan is just one of the guys. It's impossible to know him and not become a little more excited about life. He is an inspiring man permeated...

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Elton John by David Buckley

Elton John

David Buckley

eAudiobook

Elton John is as much loved for his outrageous personality and witty outspokenness as for his music. Such shamelessness and sheer silliness rivals anything uttered by punk rockers, yet it is so typically Elton: honest and intemperate. Tragedy and hea...

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Thirst by Scott (Social entrepreneur) Harrison

Thirst

Scott (Social entrepreneur) Harriso...

eAudiobook

An inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all, from the founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water. At 28 years old, Scott Harrison had it all. A top nightclub promoter in New York City, his...

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Transformed by Remi Adeleke

Transformed

Remi Adeleke

eAudiobook

What are the odds? Statistics tell us that African American males growing up in a single-parent household are nine times more likely to drop out of high school and twenty times more likely to end up in prison than any other demographic. But what would...

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Hard roll by Jon McCarthy

Hard roll

Jon McCarthy

eAudiobook

Known as one of America's most dangerous cities, New Orleans plays host to incidents ranging from the tragic and disturbing to the completely bizarre--and during his career as an emergency medic, Jon McCarthy saw it all.

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Listen up! by Mark (Record producer) Howard

Listen up!

Mark (Record producer) Howard

eAudiobook

An album-by-album account of working with iconic artists such as Anthony Kiedis, Michael Stipe, Gord Downie, and Bono, from a leader in the field.

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Doing time like a spy by John Kiriakou

Doing time like a spy

John Kiriakou

eAudiobook

On February 28, 2013, after pleading guilty to violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act, John Kiriakou began serving a thirty month prison sentence. His crime: blowing the whistle on the CIA's use of torture on al Qaeda prisoners.

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How to forget by Kate Mulgrew

How to forget

Kate Mulgrew

eAudiobook

In this profoundly honest and examined memoir about returning to Iowa to care for her ailing parents, the star of Orange Is the New Black and bestselling author of Born with Teeth takes us on an unexpected journey of loss, betrayal, and the transcendent...

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Sea stories by William H. (William Harry) McRaven

Sea stories

William H. (William Harry) McRaven

eAudiobook

Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's ...

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An invisible thread by Laura Schroff

An invisible thread

Laura Schroff

eAudiobook

This inspirational true story of a friendship that has spanned three decades recounts how the author, a harried sales executive, befriended an eleven-year-old panhandler, changing both of their lives forever.

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Every man a hero by Ray (Arnold Ray) Lambert

Every man a hero

Ray (Arnold Ray) Lambert

eAudiobook

AN EXTRAORDINARY AND UNFORGETTABLE NEW FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF D-DAYSeventy-five years ago, he hit Omaha Beach with the first wave. Now Ray Lambert, ninety-eight years old, delivers one of the most remarkable memoirs of our time, a tour-de-force of reme...

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An astronaut's guide to life on Earth by Chris Hadfield

An astronaut's guide to life on Earth

Chris Hadfield

eAudiobook

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4,000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a live snake while piloting a plane and been tempor...

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Where's my fortune cookie? by Philip Proctor

Where's my fortune cookie?

Philip Proctor

eAudiobook

This hilarious, startling biography of Phil Proctor, cofounder of the legendary satirical comedy group, the Firesign Theatre, is read by Phil and includes sound elements illustrating his work in comedy recordings, TV, film, and even the Broadway stage-with...

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Becoming a restaurateur by Patric Kuh

Becoming a restaurateur

Patric Kuh

eAudiobook

Award-winning journalist and food writer Patric Kuh explores the restaurant industry--based on the experiences of Lien Ta and Jonathan Whitener's Here's Looking at You restaurant in Los Angeles--and reveals essential details for anyone considering a path...

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Finding the bright side by Shannon Bream

Finding the bright side

Shannon Bream

eAudiobook

From the host of Fox News @ Night, a deeply personal book about finding purpose and growth amid life's unpredictability. Whether it's her work today as a reporter and host for Fox News, her years in law school, or the time she spent competing in pageants...

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Reagan by Larry Schweikart

Reagan

Larry Schweikart

eAudiobook

The definitive biography of Ronald Reagan, featuring never-before-seen documents and sources from the Reagan Presidential Library. #1 New York Times bestselling author Larry Schweikart, armed with previously unseen sources from Ronald Reagan's Presid...

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The killer across the table by John E. Douglas

The killer across the table

John E. Douglas

eAudiobook

'John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement I've had the privilege of knowing' Patricia Cornwell 'John Douglas knows more about serial killers than anybody in the w...

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When the hammer falls by Geoffrey Giuliano

When the hammer falls

Geoffrey Giuliano

eAudiobook

Led Zeppelin spoke volumes with their groundbreaking music, but were frankly, seldom interviewed. Author actor historian Geoffrey Giuliano has dug up the rarest of the rare of the band speaking about their lives from their early roots as in demand st...

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Out of the Gobi by Weijian Shan

Out of the Gobi

Weijian Shan

eAudiobook

This powerful and personal perspective on China and America will inform Americans' view of China, humanizing the country, while providing a rare view of America from the prism of a keen foreign observer who lived the American dream.

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Women of Southie by Phyllis Karas

Women of Southie

Phyllis Karas

eAudiobook

Women of Southie tells the inspirational stories of six women who grew up in South Boston, a place most notably recognized as the home of organized crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger.

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The plantagenets by Dan Jones

The plantagenets

Dan Jones

eAudiobook

This brilliant new audiobook explores the lives of eight generations of the greatest kings and queens that this country has ever seen, and the worst. The Plantagenets - their story is the story of Britain. England's greatest royal dynasty, the Planta...

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After life by Alice Marie Johnson

After life

Alice Marie Johnson

eAudiobook

Foreword by Kim Kardashian WestThe true-life story of the woman whose life sentence for non-violent drug trafficking was commuted by President Donald Trump thanks to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West--an inspiring memoir of faith, hope, mercy, and.....

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The naked truth by Leslie Morgan

The naked truth

Leslie Morgan

eAudiobook

"A formidable, addictive storyteller, Morgan provides a highly stimulating story of a midlife education in the messiness of modern sex and love. A steamy, liberating tale of self-exploration and self-love that encourages readers to 'revel in your...

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The book of pride by Mason Funk

The book of pride

Mason Funk

eAudiobook

THE BOOK OF PRIDE captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed the movement and made it happen. These ind...

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Truth worth telling by Scott Pelley

Truth worth telling

Scott Pelley

eAudiobook

An inspiring memoir from the frontlines of history by the award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent.Don't ask the meaning of life. Life is asking, what's the meaning of you?With this provocative question, Truth Worth Telling introduces us to unforgettable...

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Push the rock by R. W. Long

Push the rock

R. W. Long

eAudiobook

Living the American Dream at the pinnacle of his life, R.W. Long had it all: a loving family, a promising career, and a multitude of blessings. All of this was cut short with the diagnosis of an incurable disease. In the prime of life, he lost nearly...

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The accidental veterinarian by Philipp Schott

The accidental veterinarian

Philipp Schott

eAudiobook

Cats, dogs, people--funny, and heartbreaking stories from a pet veterinarian.

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The baby snatchers by Mary Creighton

The baby snatchers

Mary Creighton

eAudiobook

Mary Creighton was just 15 when she found herself pregnant out of wedlock, in 1960s Ireland. She dreamed of a happy life with her child, but that was shattered when she was sent away to Castlepollard - a home for mothers and their unborn babies. Stripped...

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Take six girls by Laura Thompson

Take six girls

Laura Thompson

eAudiobook

They were known as the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana, Unity, Jessica and Deborah. Born into country-house privilege in the early years of the 20th century, they became prominent as 'bright young things' in the high society of interwar London....

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Sharon Tate and the Manson murders by Greg King

Sharon Tate and the Manson murders

Greg King

eAudiobook

It began as a home invasion by the "Manson family" in the early hours of August 9, 1969. It ended in a killing spree that left seven people dead: actress Sharon Tate, writer Voyteck Frykowski, coffee heiress Abigail Folger, hair stylist Jay Sebring, ...

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Foreign correspondence by Geraldine Brooks

Foreign correspondence

Geraldine Brooks

eAudiobook

As a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe,...

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All the way by Joe Willie Namath

All the way

Joe Willie Namath

eAudiobook

Timed for the fiftieth anniversary of his legendary Super Bowl "Guarantee," the NFL icon who first brought show business to sports is finally ready to tell the story of his spectacular rise and reign as "Broadway Joe," to his struggles with alcoholism,...

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Lake of the Ozarks by William Geist

Lake of the Ozarks

William Geist

eAudiobook

Before there was "tourism" and souvenir ashtrays became "kitsch," the Lake of the Ozarks was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks. It was there...

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Riding the elephant by Craig Ferguson

Riding the elephant

Craig Ferguson

eAudiobook

From the comedian, actor, and former host of The Late Late Show comes an irreverent, lyrical memoir in essays featuring his signature wit. Craig Ferguson has defied the odds his entire life. He has failed when he should have succeeded and succeeded when...

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Nothing's bad luck by C.M Kushins

Nothing's bad luck

C.M Kushins

eAudiobook

Biography of legendary singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, spanning his nomadic youth and early recording career to his substance abuse, final album, and posthumous Grammy Awards. As is the case with so many musicians, the life of Warren Zevon was blessed...

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Let love have the last word by author Common (Musician)

Let love have the last word

author Common (Musician)

eAudiobook

Common--the Grammy Award, Academy Award, and Golden Globe-winning musician, actor, and activist--follows up his New York Timesbestselling memoir One Day It'll All Make Sense with this inspiring exploration of how love and mindfulness can build communities...

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No walls and the recurring dream by Ani DiFranco

No walls and the recurring dream

Ani DiFranco

eAudiobook

A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFrancoIn her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of music,...

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The pioneers by David G. McCullough

The pioneers

David G. McCullough

eAudiobook

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story--the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals...

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Bullets and opium by Yiwu Liao

Bullets and opium

Yiwu Liao

eAudiobook

"A series of harrowing, unforgettable tales...Had [Liao Yiwu] not fled the country in 2011, they may never have emerged. An indispensable historical document."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review) From the award-winning poet, dissident, and "one of the m...

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Say hello by Carly Findlay

Say hello

Carly Findlay

eAudiobook

'In fairy tales, the characters who look different are often cast as villains or monsters. It's only when they shed their unconventional skin that they are seen as "good" or less frightening. There are very few stories where the character that looks ...

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From my heart by Linda Nolan

From my heart

Linda Nolan

eAudiobook

'While I don't have any choice in how long I have to live, I do have a choice in how I spend the time I have. And I've chosen not to spend it constantly stressing about cancer. I've chosen to enjoy the little things. I've chosen to laugh. And I've chosen...

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