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    Brought to Justice

    Osama Bin Laden's War on America and the Mission that Stopped Him

    Narrated by Peter Ganim ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 29 min

    May 2, 2011 marked the completion of a mission that had begun even before the devastating day of September 11, 2001. Brought to Justice is a riveting, dramatic, informed and sometimes surprising illustrated portrait of Osama bin Laden and America's efforts to find him and track him down.At pivotal moments in world events, readers have long looked to Life to tell the story. In Brought to Justice, ... Read more

    $26.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Triumph of Genius

    Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War

    Narrated by Pete Larkin ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 15 min

    This riveting biography from the American Bar Association visits the spectacular life of Edwin Land, breakthrough inventor. At the time of his death, he stood third on the list of our most prolific inventors, behind only Thomas Edison and one of Edison's colleagues. Land's most famous achievement was the creation of a revolutionary film-and-camera system that could produce a photographic print ... Read more

    $35.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hope, Never Fear

    by Callie Shell ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 32 min

    Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency that made history. This unique look behind the curtains spans more than eight years, following the journey from the Obama's family home in Chicago to the most powerful house in the United States.An in-depth introduction written and read by Shell is followed by a ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shooting Lincoln

    Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, and the Race to Photograph the Story of the Century

    Narrated by Joe Knezevich ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    They took the most memorable photographs of the Civil War. Now their long rivalry was about to climax with the spilled blood of an American president--an event that would usher in a new age of modern media.Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner were the new media moguls of their day. With their photographs they brought the Civil War -- and all of its terrible suffering -- into Northern living rooms. ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cecil Beaton

    The Authorised Biography

    by Hugo Vickers ...
    Narrated by Hugo Vickers ...

    Unabridged

    27 hours 13 min

    Cecil Beaton was one of Britain's greatest cultural icons - not just as a photographer capturing some of the most celebrated portraits of the 20th century but also as designer of the iconic sets and costumes for the films My Fair Lady and Gigi.In 1980, Beaton personally chose Hugo Vickers to be his biographer, entrusting him with his diaries and the entire body of letters he had written - both ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    David Copperfield's History of Magic

    Unabridged

    4 hours 31 min

    An illustrated, illuminating insight into the world of illusion from the world’s greatest and most successful magician, capturing its audacious and inventive practitioners, and showcasing the art form’s most famous artifacts housed at David Copperfield’s secret museum.In this personal journey through a unique performing art, David Copperfield profiles some of the world’s most groundbreaking ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Undisclosed Files of the Police

    Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present

    Unabridged

    10 hours 45 min

    More than 175 years of true crimes culled from the city's police blotter, told through startling, rarely seen images and insightful text by two NYPD officers and a NYC crime reporter.From atrocities that occurred before the establishment of New York's police force in 1845 through the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 2001 to the present day, this visual history is an insider's look at ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Shadow on the Lens

    The most Gothic, claustrophobic, wonderfully dark thriller to grip you this year

    by Sam Hurcom ...
    Narrated by John Telfer ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 40 min

    The Postmaster looked over my shoulder. As I turned to look I saw a flicker of movement from across the street. I felt unseen eyes peer at me.He walked away without another word. I watched as he climbed onto his bicycle and sped away down the street. I turned back and looked over my shoulder.Someone had been watching us.1904. Thomas Bexley, one of the first forensic photographers, is called to the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    What Becomes a Legend Most

    A Biography of Richard Avedon

    by Philip Gefter ...
    Narrated by Jane Oppenheimer ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 50 min

    The first definitive biography of Richard Avedon, a monumental photographer of the twentieth century, from award-winning photography critic Philip Gefter.In his acclaimed portraits, Richard Avedon captured the iconic figures of the twentieth century in his starkly bold, intimately minimal, and forensic visual style. Concurrently, his work for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue transformed the ideals of ... Read more

    $64.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial