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Author: Rachel Lance
Release Date: April 07, 2020
How a determined scientist cracked the case of the first successful—and disastrous—submarine attack   On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic just outside Cha...
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Author: Lauren Kessler | Narrator: Hollis McCarthy
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Pancho Barnes was a force of nature, a woman who lived a big, messy, colorful, unconventional life. She ran through three fortunes, four husbands, and countless lovers. She outflew Amelia Earhart, outsmarted Howard Hughes, outdrank the Mexican Army, ...
Author: Christine Negroni | Narrator: Christine Negroni
Release Date: September 27, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“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...
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 peo...
Author: Adam Makos | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 27, 2015
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From America’s “forgotten war” in Korea comes an unforgettable tale of courage by the author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy’s most famous aviator duo,...
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...
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 ...
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 o...
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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 ...
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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 jour...
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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...
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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 ...
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