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    Broadway

    A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles

    by Fran Leadon ...
    Narrated by Kevin Pariseau ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 4 min

    Broadway takes us on a mile-by-mile journey that traces the gradual evolution of the seventeenth-century's Brede Wegh, a muddy cow path in a backwater Dutch settlement, to the twentieth century's Great White Way. We learn why one side of the street was once considered more fashionable than the other; witness construction of the Ansonia Apartments, Trinity Church, and the Flatiron Building and the ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Is the Fire

    What I Say to My Friends About Racism

    by Don Lemon ...
    Narrated by Don Lemon ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 30 min

    Don Lemon brings his vast audience and experience as a reporter and a Black man to today’s most urgent question: How can we end racism in America in our lifetimes?The host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon is more popular than ever. As America’s only Black prime-time anchor, Lemon and his daily monologues on racism and antiracism, on the failures of the Trump administration and of so many of our ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Legacy of Conquest

    The Unbroken Past of the American West

    Narrated by Pam Ward ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 42 min

    The "settling" of the American West has been perceived throughout the world as a series of quaint, violent, and romantic adventures. But in fact, Patricia Nelson Limerick argues, the West has a history grounded primarily in economic reality; in hardheaded questions of profit, loss, competition, and consolidation. Here she interprets the stories and the characters in a new way: the trappers, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Family Secrets

    The Case That Crippled the Chicago Mob

    by Jeff Coen ...
    Narrated by Matthew Boston ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 43 min

    Even in Chicago, a city steeped in mob history and legend, the Family Secrets case was a true spectacle when it made it to court in 2007. A top mob boss, a reputed consigliere, and other high-profile members of the Chicago Outfit were accused in a total of eighteen gangland killings, revealing organized crime's ruthless grip on the city throughout the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Painting a vivid ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mad Dogs and Other New Yorkers

    Rabies, Medicine, and Society in an American Metropolis, 1840–1920

    by Jessica Wang ...
    Narrated by Sands Xe ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 40 min

    Rabies enjoys a fearsome and lurid reputation. Throughout the decades of spiraling growth that defined New York City from the 1840s to the 1910s, the bone-chilling cry of "Mad dog!" possessed the power to upend the ordinary routines and rhythms of urban life. In Mad Dogs and Other New Yorkers, Jessica Wang examines the history of this rare but dreaded affliction during a time of rapid urbanization ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lewis and Clark

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...
    series American Heritage

    Unabridged

    3 hours 11 min

    On May 14, 1804, a party of explorers dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson set off up the Missouri River into America's newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Under the leadership of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the men of the Corps of Discovery would cross the continent and into history. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Smogtown

    The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles

    Narrated by Charles Constant ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    The smog beast wafted into downtown Los Angeles on July 26, 1943. Nobody knew what it was. Secretaries rubbed their eyes. Traffic cops seemed to disappear in the mysterious haze. Were Japanese saboteurs responsible? A reckless factory? The truth was much worse-it came from within, from Southern California's burgeoning car-addicted, suburban lifestyle. Smogtown is the story of pollution, progress, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    We Have the War Upon Us

    The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861

    Narrated by Andrew Garman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    Noted historian William J. Cooper has forged a reputation as one of today's foremost Civil War experts. In We Have the War Upon Us, Cooper takes a fresh look at the months between Lincoln's election and the attack on Fort Sumter that sparked the war. For years, compromise had kept the North and South from conflict- but in these crucial months, the actions of major players on both sides pushed the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mayhem

    Unanswered Questions about the Tsarnaev Brothers, the US Government and the Boston Marathon Bombing

    Narrated by Devon Sorvari ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    Mayhem goes a long way toward answering questions that still linger about the notorious Boston Marathon bombing, such as: Where were the bombs made? And what had been Tamerlan Tsarnaev's relationship to the FBI? This page-turning narrative casts a spotlight on the US Government's relationship with the older Tsarnaev brother as his younger brother, Dzhokhar, continues his efforts to have his death ... Read more

    $25.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Prince of Providence

    The True Story of Buddy Cianci, America's Most Notorious Mayor, Some Wiseguys, and the Feds

    by Mike Stanton ...
    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 11 min

    Welcome to Providence, Rhode Island, where corruption is entertainment and Mayor Buddy Cianci presided over the longest-running lounge act in American politics. In The Prince of Providence, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mike Stanton tells a classic story of wiseguys, feds, and politicians on a carousel of crime and redemption. Buddy Cianci was part urban visionary, part Tony Soprano-a flawed ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Diary of a Forty-Niner, The

    Narrated by Larry G. Jones ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 8 min

    Not all that glitters is gold, and gold mining was not the simple get-rich-quick scheme many thought it was. The Diary of a Forty-Niner draws readers into the day-to-day life of a prospector during the California Gold Rush. The narrator Alfred. T. Jackson leaves home to move out West, dreaming: “I would like to have enough capital so that I would not have to slave from sunrise till dark as I did ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Black Death at the Golden Gate

    The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague

    Narrated by Charles Constant ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 50 min

    A spine-chilling saga of virulent racism, human folly, and the ultimate triumph of scientific progress. For Chinese immigrant Wong Chut King, surviving in San Francisco meant a life in the shadows. His passing on March 6, 1900, would have been unremarkable if a city health officer hadn't noticed a swollen black lymph node on his groin-a sign of bubonic plague. Empowered by racist pseudoscience, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Waterfront Manhattan

    From Henry Hudson to the High Line

    Narrated by Joel Richards ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    For hundreds of years, the shorefront of Manhattan Island served as the country's center of trade, shipping, and commerce. With its maritime links across the oceans, along the Atlantic coast, and inland to the Midwest and New England, Manhattan became a global city and home to the world's busiest port. It was a world of docks, ships, tugboats, and ferries, filled with cargo and freight, a place ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo

    A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky

    by Kent Nerburn ...
    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 55 min

    A haunting dream that will not relent pulls author Kent Nerburn back into the hidden world of Native America, where dreams have meaning, animals are teachers, and the "old ones" still have powers beyond our understanding. In this moving narrative, we travel through the lands of the Lakota and the Ojibwe, where we encounter a strange little girl with an unnerving connection to the past, a forgotten ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Most They Ever Had

    by Rick Bragg ...
    Narrated by Rick Bragg ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 16 min

    In the spring of 2001, a community of people in the Appalachian foothills had come to the edge of all they had ever been. Now they stood looking down, bitter, angry, afraid. Across the South, padlocks and logging chains bound the doors of silent mills, and it seemed a miracle to blue-collar people in Jacksonville, Alabama, that their mill still bit, shook, and roared. The century-old hardwood ... Read more

    $17.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom

    Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys and the American Revolution

    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 4 min

    In Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom, Christopher S. Wren overturns the myth of Ethan Allen as a legendary hero of the American Revolution and a patriotic son of Vermont and offers a different portrait of Allen and his Green Mountain Boys. They were ruffians who joined the rush for cheap land on the northern frontier of the colonies in the years before the American Revolution. Allen did not serve in ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Gilded Suffragists

    The New York Socialites who Fought for Women's Right to Vote

    Narrated by C.S.E. Cooney ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 59 min

    In the early twentieth century over two hundred of New York's most glamorous socialites joined the suffrage movement. Their names-Astor, Belmont, Rockefeller, Tiffany, Vanderbilt, Whitney, and the like-carried enormous public value. These women were the media darlings of their day because of the extravagance of their costume balls and the opulence of the French couture clothes, and they leveraged ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Franklin Roosevelt

    A Captivating Guide to the Life of FDR

    Narrated by Duke Holm ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    Explore how FDR went from almost dying at birth to leading the United States through the Great Depression and World War IIAs the 32nd president of the United States of America, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is a common household name in both his home country and the world. Known as the man who led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II, Roosevelt was a leader and a statesman, ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ladies of the Canyons

    A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest

    Narrated by Jo Anna Perrin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 6 min

    Ladies of the Canyons is the true story of remarkable women who left the security and comforts of genteel Victorian society and journeyed to the American Southwest in search of a wider view of themselves and their world. Educated, restless, and inquisitive, Natalie Curtis, Carol Stanley, Alice Klauber, and Mary Cabot Wheelwright were plucky, intrepid women whose lives were transformed in the first ... Read more

    $30.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Martin Van Buren

    A Captivating Guide to the Man Who Served as the Eighth President of the United States

    Narrated by Duke Holm ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 1 min

    Explore the captivating life of Martin Van BurenHistory chiefly remembers Martin Van Buren as the eighth president of the United States (1837- 1841). He was also, however, notable for achieving many firsts in American politics. He was the first American president to be born a citizen of the country, and not a British subject. He was the first Dutchman and the first man without Anglo-Saxon ancestry ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Reconstruction

    A Concise History

    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 20 min

    The era known as Reconstruction is one of the unhappiest times in American history. It succeeded in reuniting the nation politically after the Civil War but in little else. Conflict shifted from the battlefield to the Capitol as Congress warred with President Andrew Johnson over just what to do with the South. Johnson's plan of Presidential Reconstruction, which was sympathetic to the former ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Small Town, Big Oil

    The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the Richest Man in the World-And Won

    Narrated by Rebecca Gibel ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 22 min

    Never underestimate the underdog. In the fall of 1973, the Greek oil shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, husband of President John F. Kennedy's widow, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and arguably the richest man in the world, proposed to build an oil refinery on the narrow New Hampshire coast, in the town of Durham. At the time, it would have cost $600 million to build and was expected to generate 400 ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Heartland

    An American History

    Narrated by Gabra Zackman ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 51 min

    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 Yale, and living in the D.C. metro area with various stints overseas, she expected to find her new home, well, isolated. Even provincial. After all, she ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Operation Greylord

    The True Story of an Untrained Undercover Agent and America's Biggest Corruption Bust

    Narrated by Charles Constant ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    Operation Greylord was the longest and most successful undercover investigation in FBI history, and the largest corruption bust ever in the U.S. It resulted in bribery and tax charges against 103 judges, lawyers, and other court personnel, and, eventually, more than seventy indictments. And it was led by Terrence Hake, a young assistant prosecutor in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial