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in the shadow of liberty: the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives kenneth c. davis

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  • In the Shadow of Liberty

    The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers—who fought for liberty and justice for all—were slave owners?Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington, to Alfred Jackson, faithful servant of ... Read more

    $8.72 USD

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    In the Shadow of Liberty

    The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    Narrated by Various

    Unabridged

    5 hours 41 min

    2017 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction finalistDid you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers―who fought for liberty and justice for all―were slave owners?Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to ... Read more

    $18.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • More Deadly Than War

    The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of the Month, More Deadly Than War from New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis explores the hidden history of the Spanish influenza pandemic during World War I.2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the worst disease outbreak in modern times: the Spanish flu, a story even more relevant today. This dramatic narrative, told through the stories and ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

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    More Deadly Than War

    The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    Narrated by MacLeod Andrews and 1 more

    Unabridged

    4 hours 40 min

    From bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a fascinating account of the Spanish influenza pandemic 100 years after it first swept the world in 1918."Davis deftly juggles compelling storytelling, gruesome details, and historical context. More Deadly Than War reads like a terrifying dystopian novel-that happens to be true." -Steve Sheinkin, author of Bomb and UndefeatedWith 2018 marking the ... Read more

    $15.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • The Hidden History of America at War

    Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    Multi-million-copy bestselling historian Kenneth C. Davis sets his sights on war stories in The Hidden History of America at War. In prose that will remind you of "the best teacher you ever had" (People Magazine), Davis brings to life six emblematic battles, revealing untold tales that span our nation's history, from the Revolutionary War to Iraq. Along the way, he illuminates why we go to war, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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    The Hidden History of America at War

    Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    Narrated by Arthur Morey and 3 more

    Unabridged

    12 hours 43 min

    Multi-million-copy bestselling historian Kenneth C. Davis sets his sights on war stories in The Hidden History of America at War. In prose that will remind you of "the best teacher you ever had" (People Magazine), Davis brings to life six emblematic battles, revealing untold tales that span our nation's history, from the Revolutionary War to Iraq. Along the way, he illuminates why we go to war, ... Read more

    $25.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • America's Hidden History

    Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation

    by Kenneth C Davis

    Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History, presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Davis's dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light little-known but fascinating facts from a time when the nation's fate hung in ... Read more

    $7.49 USD

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    America's Hidden History

    Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    Narrated by Sam Freed and 1 more

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    Kenneth C. Davis presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation’s destiny and character. Davis’s dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light little-known but fascinating facts from a time when the nation’s fate hung in the balance.Spanning a period from the Spanish arrival in America to George ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • A Nation Rising

    Untold Tales of Flawed Founders, Fallen Heroes, and Forgotten Fighters from America's Hidden History

    by Kenneth C Davis

    “History in Davis’s hands is loud, coarse, painful, funny, irreverent—and memorable.”— San Francisco ChronicleFollowing on his New York Times bestsellers America’s Hidden History and Don’t Know Much About History, Ken Davis explores the next chapter in the country’s hidden history: the gritty first half of the 19th century, among the most tumultuous in the nation’s short life. ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

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    A Nation Rising

    Untold Tales of Flawed Founders, Fallen Heroes, and Forgotten Fighters from America's Hidden History

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    Narrated by Robertson Dean

    Unabridged

    7 hours 5 min

    In the dramatic period from 1800 through 1850, the United States emerged from its inauspicious beginning as a tiny newborn nation, to a near-empire that spanned the continent. It was a time in which the “dream of our founders” spread in ways that few men of that Revolutionary Generation could possibly have imagined. And it was an era that led to the great, tragic conflagration that followed—the ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • In the Shadow of the Moon

    America, Russia, and the Hidden History of the Space Race

    by Amy Cherrix

    An exhilarating dive into the secret history of humankind’s race to the moon, from acclaimed author Amy Cherrix. This fascinating and immersive read is perfect for fans of Steve Sheinkin’s Bomb and M. T. Anderson’s Symphony for the City of the Dead.You’ve heard of the space race, but do you know the whole story?The most ambitious race humankind has ever undertaken was masterminded in the shadows ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

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    In the Shadow of the Moon

    America, Russia, and the Hidden History of the Space Race

    by Amy Cherrix

    Narrated by Josh Horowitz

    Unabridged

    6 hours 42 min

    An exhilarating dive into the secret history of humankind’s race to the moon, from acclaimed author Amy Cherrix. This fascinating and immersive read is perfect for fans of Steve Sheinkin’s Bomb and M. T. Anderson’s Symphony for the City of the Dead.You’ve heard of the space race, but do you know the whole story?The most ambitious race humankind has ever undertaken was masterminded in the shadows ... Read more

    $20.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial