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    Hitler's American Friends

    The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States

    Narrated by Chris Ciulla ...


    11 hours 15 min

    Hitler's American Friends by Bradley W. Hart is an audiobook examining the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II.Americans who remember World War II reminisce about how it brought the country together. The less popular truth behind this warm nostalgia: until the attack ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties


    16 hours 14 min

    As featured on The Joe Rogan ExperiencePenguin presents the audiobook edition of Chaos written by Tom O'Neill with Dan Piepenbring, read by Kevin Stillwell.______________________________A journalist's twenty-year obsession with the Manson murders leads to shocking new conspiracy theories about the FBI’s involvement in this fascinating re-evaluation of one of the most infamous cases in American ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    by J. D. Vance ...
    Narrated by J. D. Vance ...


    6 hours 49 min

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Coming November 2020 as a major motion picture from Netflix starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close‘The political book of the year’ Sunday Times‘A frank, unsentimental, harrowing memoir … A superb book’ New York Post‘I bought this to try to better understand Trump’s appeal … but the memoir is so much more than that. A gripping, unputdownable page-turner’ India Knight, ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Road to Jonestown

    Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

    by Jeff Guinn ...
    Narrated by George Newbern ...


    17 hours 30 min

    2018 Edgar Award Finalist—Best Fact Crime“A thoroughly readable, thoroughly chilling account of a brilliant con man and his all-too vulnerable prey” (The Boston Globe)—the definitive story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the Jonestown Massacre, the largest murder-suicide in American history, by the New York Times bestselling author of Manson.In the 1950s, a young Indianapolis ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Failure Is Not an Option

    Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond

    by Gene Kranz ...
    Narrated by Danny Campbell ...


    18 hours 14 min

    Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America's manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades. As a flight director in NASA's Mission Control, Kranz witnessed firsthand the making of history. He participated in the space program from the early days of the Mercury program to the last Apollo mission, and beyond. He endured the disastrous first years when rockets blew up and ... Read more

    $35.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Business Adventures

    Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

    by John Brooks ...
    Narrated by Johnny Heller ...


    16 hours 53 min

    From Wall Street to Main Street, John Brooks, longtime contributor to the New Yorker, brings to life in vivid fashion twelve classic and timeless tales of corporate and financial life in America.What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each ... Read more

    $33.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Fourth Turning

    Narrated by Neil Howe ...


    6 hours 1 min

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “A startling vision of what the cycles of history predict for the future.”—USA WeekendWilliam Strauss and Neil Howe will change the way you see the world—and your place in it. With blazing originality, The Fourth Turning illuminates the past, explains the present, and reimagines the future. Most remarkably, it offers an utterly persuasive prophecy about how America’s past ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Vietnam War

    An Intimate History

    Narrated by Ken Burns ...


    10 hours 11 min

    From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country. We still argue over why we were there, ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No Ordinary Time

    Narrated by Nelson Runger ...


    39 hours 15 min

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States.With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin’s marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor’s life as ... Read more

    $119.74 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Warmth of Other Suns

    The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

    Narrated by Robin Miles ...


    22 hours 39 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this is one of the great untold stories of American history: the migration of black citizens who fled the south and went north in search of a better lifeFrom 1915 to 1970, an exodus of almost six million people would change the face of America. With stunning historical detail, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson gives ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Survivor's Story


    13 hours 20 min

    Waco: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience! *The basis of the celebrated Paramount Network miniseries starring Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch--Waco is the critically-acclaimed, first person account of the siege by Branch Davidian survivor, David Thibodeau.Twenty-five years ago, the FBI staged a deadly raid on the Branch Davidian compound ... Read more

    $46.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Command and Control

    Narrated by Scott Brick ...


    20 hours 33 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Command and Control, a ground-breaking account of the management of nuclear weapons from Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation. Read by the award-winning narrator Scott Brick.A ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    After Camelot

    A Personal History of the Kennedy Family--1968 to the Present

    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...


    21 hours 59 min

    For more than half a century, Americans have been captivated by the Kennedys - their joy and heartbreak, tragedy and triumph, the dark side and the remarkable achievements. In this ambitious and sweeping account, Taraborelli continues the family chronicle begun with his bestselling Jackie, Ethel, Joan and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the years "after Camelot." He describes the challenges ... Read more

    $29.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Overground Railroad

    The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America

    Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts ...


    9 hours 30 min

    The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the "black travel guide to America." At that time, it was very dangerous and difficult for African-Americans to travel because black travelers couldn't eat, sleep, or buy gas at most white-owned businesses. The Green Book ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Franklin and Winston

    An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship

    by Jon Meacham ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...


    13 hours 36 min

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history’s towering leadersFranklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of “the Greatest Generation.” In Franklin and Winston, Jon Meacham explores the fascinating relationship between the two men who piloted the free world to victory in World War II. It was a ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The War Lovers

    Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898

    by Evan Thomas ...
    Narrated by Richard Davidson ...


    14 hours 1 min

    On February 15, 1898, the American ship USS Maine mysteriously exploded in the Havana Harbor. News of the blast quickly reached U.S. shores, where it was met by some not with alarm but great enthusiasm.A powerful group of war lovers agitated that the United States exert its muscle across the seas. Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge were influential politicians dismayed by the "closing" of ... Read more

    $29.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Babe Ruth: The Life and Legacy of Major League Baseball's Most Famous Player

    Narrated by Bill Hare ...


    1 hour 29 min

    As one of America’s oldest and most beloved sports, baseball has long been touted as the national pastime, but of all the millions of people who have played it over the last few centuries, the first name that many associate with Major League Baseball is Babe Ruth, whose career spanned over 20 years on the way to becoming the sport’s biggest legend. The Bambino came onto the scene as a pitcher for ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bobby Kennedy Versus Jimmy Hoffa

    by James Neff ...
    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...


    10 hours 18 min

    One of America's greatest investigative reporters brings to life the gripping, no-holds-barred clash of two American titans: Robert Kennedy and his nemesis Jimmy Hoffa.From 1957 to 1964, Robert Kennedy and Jimmy Hoffa channeled nearly all of their considerable powers into destroying each other. Kennedy's battle with Hoffa burst into the public consciousness with the 1957 Senate Rackets Committee ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Invisible Bridge, The

    The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

    Narrated by David de Vries ...


    39 hours

    From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term-until televised Watergate hearings revealed his White House as little better than a mafia den. The next president ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Passage of Power, The

    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...
    series Years of Lyndon Johnson #4


    32 hours 47 min

    The Passage of Power follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating and the most triumphant periods of his career - 1958 to 1964. It is a time that would see him trade the extraordinary power he had created for himself as Senate Majority Leader for what became the wretched powerlessness of a Vice President in an administration that disdained and distrusted him. Yet it was, as well, the ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Shattering

    America in the 1960s

    by Kevin Boyle ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...


    18 hours 22 min

    On July 4, 1961, the rising middle-class families of a Chicago neighborhood gathered before their flag-bedecked houses, a confident vision of the American Dream. That vision was shattered over the following decade, its inequities at home and arrogance abroad challenged by powerful civil rights and antiwar movements. Assassinations, social violence, and the blowback of a "silent majority" shredded ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Devil in the Grove

    Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

    by Gilbert King ...
    Narrated by Peter Francis James ...


    17 hours 53 min

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize“A must-read, cannot-put-down history.” — Thomas Friedman, New York TimesArguably the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark suit Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court when he became embroiled in a case that threatened to change the course of the civil rights movement and ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Presidents Club

    Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity

    Narrated by Bob Walter ...


    22 hours 1 min

    The New York Times bestselling history of the private relationships among the last thirteen presidents—the partnerships, private deals, rescue missions, and rivalries of those select men who served as commander in chief.The Presidents Club, established at Dwight Eisenhower’s inauguration by Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover, is a complicated place: its members are bound forever by the experience of ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Irregulars

    Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington

    by Jennet Conant ...
    Narrated by Simon Prebble ...


    11 hours 37 min

    Prior to the U.S. entering WWII, a small coterie of British spies in Washington, D.C., was formed. They called themselves the Baker Street Irregulars after the band of street urchins who were the eyes and ears of Sherlock Holmes in some Arthur Conan Doyle stories. This group constituted the very beginning of what would become MI6, the British version of the CIA, and they helped support the ... Read more

    $36.65 AUD or free with audiobook trial