12 results   page 1 of 1  
view sort by
Transportation
cover_9781524702908

Author: Christine Negroni | Narrator: Christine Negroni
Release Date: September 27, 2016
“Negroni is a talented aviation journalist who clearly understands the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety.” —Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, pilot of US Airways 1549, the Miracle on the Hudson

One of The Wall Street Journal’s 3 Books Every Geek Should Read This Fall

A fascinating exploration of how humans and machines fail—leading to air disasters from Amelia Earhart to MH370—and how the lessons learned from these accidents have made flying safer.
$17.50
ISBN: 9781524702908
Unabridged Download
cover_9781524702908

cover_9780804195164

Author: Richard Quest | Narrator: Richard Quest
Release Date: March 08, 2016
CNN Aviation Correspondent Richard Quest offers a gripping and definitive account of the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 in March 2014.

On March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared with barely a trace, carrying 239 people on board—seemingly vanishing into the dark night.
cover_9780804195164

cover_9780553398410

Author: Adam Makos | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 27, 2015
For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call.

Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.
cover_9780553398410

cover_9780553397635

Author: Geoff Dyer | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: May 20, 2014

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes.

cover_9780553397635

cover_9780553398052

Author: Doug Most | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: February 04, 2014
In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew larger, the streets became increasingly clogged with horse-drawn carts.  When the great blizzard of 1888 brought New York City to a halt, a solution had to be found.
cover_9780553398052

cover_9780739370339

Author: Tom Vanderbilt | Narrator: David Slavin
Release Date: July 29, 2008
Driving is a fact of life. We are all spending more and more time on the road, and traffic is an issue we face everyday. This audiobook will make you think about it in a whole new light.

We have always had a passion for cars and driving. Now Traffic offers us an exceptionally rich understanding of that passion.
cover_9780739370339

cover_9781415957004
Author: Steven Watts | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: January 22, 2008
How a Michigan farm boy became the richest man in America is a classic, almost mythic tale, but never before has Henry Ford’s outsized genius been brought to life so vividly as it is in this engaging and superbly researched biography.

The real Henry Ford was a tangle of contradictions.
cover_9781415957004
cover_9780739310045
Author: John Pollack | Narrator: John Pollack
Release Date: January 06, 2004
In the late 1990s John Pollack was working as a Washington speechwriter when, frustrated by the cynicism and hypocrisy on Capitol Hill, he quit his job to pursue a boyhood dream. to build a boat made entirely of wine corks and take it on an epic journey.
cover_9780739310045
cover_9780739304471
Author: Noah Adams | Narrator: Noah Adams
Release Date: October 07, 2003
“It takes only nineteen seconds to walk the distance of the first powered flight. But when I was there the wind was up and cold on my face, and I felt as if I’d entered the black-and-white photograph I’d been seeing all my life. The sand is light gray, there’s a spill of surf in the distance.
$14.95
ISBN: 9780739304471
Unabridged Download
cover_9780739304471
cover_9780739306369
Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Tom Hanks
Release Date: July 01, 2003
The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United States.

In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a “horseless buggy”—but that did not stop Horatio Nelson Jackson, a thirty-one-year-old Vermont doctor, who impulsively bet fifty dollars that he could drive his 20-horsepower automobile from San Francisco to New York City.
cover_9780739306369
cover_9780553756913
Author: Les Standiford | Narrator: Richmond Hoxie
Release Date: September 24, 2002
Last Train to Paradise is acclaimed novelist Les Standiford’s fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad—one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the strongest storm ever to hit U.
cover_9780553756913
cover_9780553750348
Author: Rinker Buck | Narrator: Rinker Buck
Release Date: July 05, 2000
Every writer keeps a secret, an episode from their past, hidden inside until maturity and their advancing powers conspire to bring it out; and that is certainly what happened with journalist Rinker Buck's Flight of Passage. Part adventure tale, part literary memoir, Flight of Passage is the story of how two brothers resolved their differences and proved themselves to their father through a mythical odyssey across America.
$11.95
ISBN: 9780553750348
Abridged Download
cover_9780553750348