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History - United States - State & Local - Midwest (Ia, Il, In, Ks, Mi, Mn, Mo, Nd, Ne, Oh, Sd, Wi)
Author: Jake Rossen and Andy Mulvihill | Narrator: Michael Satow
Release Date: June 30, 2020
"Citizen Kane does Adventureland." —The Washington PostThe outlandish, hilarious, terrifying, and almost impossible-to-believe story of the legendary, dangerous amusement park where millions were entertained and almost as many br...
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Author: Kristin L. Hoganson | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: April 23, 2019
A history of a quintessentially American place--the rural and small town heartland--that uncovers deep yet hidden currents of connection with the world.When Kristin L. Hoganson arrived in Champaign, Illinois, after teaching at Harvard, studying at Ya...
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Author: Daniel James Brown | Narrator: Mark Bramhall and Daniel James Brown
Release Date: May 10, 2016
On September 1, 1894 two forest fires converged on the town of Hinckley, Minnesota, trapping over 2,000 people. Daniel J. Brown recounts the events surrounding the fire in the first and only book on to chronicle the dramatic story that unfolded. Wher...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 25, 2015
All of James A. Michener's storytelling and reportorial skills are brought to the fore in this stunning and heartbreaking examination of the events that led to the 1970 shootings at Kent State, which shook the country to the roots and had a profound ...
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Author: Douglas Perry | Narrator: Pete Bradbury
Release Date: February 20, 2014
The true story of Eliot Ness, the legendary lawman who led the Untouchables, took on Al Capone, and saved a city’s soulEliot Ness is famous for leading the Untouchables against the notorious mobster Al Capone. But it turns out that the legendar...
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Author: Gary Krist | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: April 17, 2012
When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation. Modernizers had an audacious, expensive plan to turn the city from a brawling, unglamorous place into “the Metropolis of the World.” But just as the dream seemed ...
Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: Bill Bryson
Release Date: October 17, 2006
BONUS FEATURE: Exclusive interview with the author.From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the middle of the United States in the middle of the las...
Author: Truman Capote | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: January 03, 2006
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The most famous true crime novel of all time "chills the blood and exercises the intelligence" (The New York Review of Books)—and haunted its author long after he finished writing it. On November 15, 1959, in the...