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Pulitzer Prize
Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: June 22, 2010
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeDescribed by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of ...
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Author: David Hoffman | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: September 22, 2009
“A tour de force of investigative history.” —Steve CollThe Dead Hand is the suspense-filled story of the people who sought to brake the speeding locomotive of the arms race, then rushed to secure the nuclear and biological weapons l...
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Author: Neil Sheehan | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: August 11, 2009
One of the most acclaimed books of our time—the definitive Vietnam War exposé and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted p...
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Author: T.J. Stiles | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: April 21, 2009
A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism.Founder of a dynasty, builder of the original Grand Central, creator of an impossibly vast fortune, Cornelius “Commodore” V...
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Author: John Updike | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: February 17, 2009
In John Updike's fourth and final novel about ex-basketball player Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, the hero has acquired heart trouble, a Florida condo, and a second grandchild. His son, Nelson, is behaving erratically; his daughter-in-law, Pru, is sending ...
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Author: John Updike | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: February 03, 2009
The hero of John Updike's Rabbit, Run (1960), ten years after the hectic events described in Rabbit Redux (1971), has come to enjoy considerable prosperity as Chief Sales Representative of Springer Motors, a Toyota agency in Brewer, Pennsylvania. The...
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Author: Jon Meacham | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: November 11, 2008
The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington foreverAndrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the ma...
Author: William Faulkner | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: March 06, 2008
One of Faulkner's comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family's retainers, to steal his grandfather...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: May 16, 2006
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unflinchingly look into the abyss of slavery, from the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner. This spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intim...
Author: Robert A. Caro | Narrator: Stephen Lang
Release Date: April 23, 2002
Book Three of Robert A. Caro’s monumental work, The Years of Lyndon Johnson—the most admired and riveting political biography of our era—which began with the best-selling and prizewinning The Path to Power and Means of Ascent.Master...
Author: Robert A. Caro | Narrator: Grover Gardner
Release Date: April 12, 2002
Master of the Senate, Book Three of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, carries Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented...
Author: Robert A. Caro | Narrator: Grover Gardner
Release Date: April 12, 2002
Master of the Senate, Book Three of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, carries Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented...