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  • The Incredible True Story of the Making of the Eve of Destruction

    by Amy Brashear ...
    "Though the story takes place in the '80s, it feels eerily timely."—BustleArkansas, 1984: The town of Griffin Flat is known for almost nothing other than its nuclear missile silos. MAD—Mutually Assured Destruction—is a fear every local lives with and tries to ignore. Unfortunately that’s impossible now that film moguls have picked Griffin Flat as the location for a new nuclear holocaust movie, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

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    The Incredible True Story of the Making of the Eve of Destruction

    by Amy Brashear ...
    Narrated by Amielynn Abellera ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    Arkansas, 1984: The town of Griffin Flat is known for almost nothing other than its nuclear missile silos. MAD-Mutually Assured Destruction-is a fear every local lives with and tries to ignore. Unfortunately that's impossible now that film moguls have picked Griffin Flat as the location for a new nuclear holocaust movie, aptly titled The Eve of Destruction. When sixteen-year-old Laura Ratliff wins ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chernobyl 01:23:40

    The Incredible True Story of the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster

    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 24 min

    At 01:23:40 on April 26th 1986, Alexander Akimov pressed the emergency shutdown button at Chernobyl's fourth nuclear reactor. It was an act that forced the permanent evacuation of a city, killed thousands, and crippled the Soviet Union. The event spawned decades of conflicting, exaggerated, and inaccurate stories. This book, the result of five years of research, presents an accessible but ... Read more

    $13.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • When the Irish Invaded Canada

    The Incredible True Story of the Civil War Veterans Who Fought for Ireland's Freedom

    "Christopher Klein's fresh telling of this story is an important landmark in both Irish and American history." —James M. McPhersonJust over a year after Robert E. Lee relinquished his sword, a band of Union and Confederate veterans dusted off their guns. But these former foes had no intention of reigniting the Civil War. Instead, they fought side by side to undertake one of the most fantastical ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Lone Assassin

    The Incredible True Story of the Man Who Tried to Killed Hilter

    by Helmut Ortner ...
    Translated by Ross Benjamin ...
    A riveting account of Georg Elser’s attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler—and change the course of history—right before the outbreak of World War II.Living as a carpenter who had spent time working in a watch factory, Georg Elser was just an ordinary member of society living in Munich. That is, however, until he took it upon himself to attempt to assassinate the Führer, Adolf Hitler. Being a common ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Rocky Road

    The incredible true story of the fractured family behind the Darrell Lea chocolate empire

    In the early 1930s, the Australian family confectionery company Darrell Lea was a sensation, its shops stacked with delicious chocolates, marshmallows, nougat and much more in line with the company's motto to 'Stack 'em high, watch 'em fly'.It was at this time that Montague Lea met the vivacious teenage 'ticket writer' Valerie Everitt. Monty fell hard for her and, despite strong family opposition ... Read more

    $11.19 USD

  • Just Like Rube Goldberg

    The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines

    by Sarah Aronson ...
    Illustrated by Robert Neubecker ...
    Discover how Rube Goldberg followed his dreams to become an award-winning cartoonist, inventor, and even an adjective in the dictionary in this inspiring and funny biographical picture book.Want to become an award-winning cartoonist and inventor? Follow your dreams, just like Rube Goldberg! From a young age, Rube Goldberg had a talent for art. But his father, a German immigrant, wanted Rube to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Sherlock's Squadron - The Incredible True Story of the Unsung Heroes of World War Two

    by Steve Holmes ...
    John Holmes was a schoolboy when World War II broke out in 1939, but even he jknew his destiny lay in the skies. 'Boys from these parts don't join the RAF', he was told on more than one occasion. But they were wrong.After many months undergoing selection and training he eventually made it into the air crew of 196 squadron. It was there he embarked on a love affair with the Stirling Bomber, and it ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Wallenberg

    The Incredible True Story of the Man Who Saved the Jews of Budapest

    by Kati Marton ...
    A fearless young Swede whose efforts saved countless Hungarian Jews from certain death at the hands of Adolf Eichmann, Raoul Wallenberg was one of the true heroes to emerge during the Nazi occupation of Eu-rope. He left a life of privilege and, against staggering odds, brought hope to those who had been abandoned by the rest of the world. Here is the gripping, passionately written biography of the ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • A Man Called Intrepid

    The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II

    The New York Times–bestselling classic biography of the WWII superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis.Soon after World War II began, Winston Churchill sent William Stephenson to America with the mission of creating and leading British Security Coordination, the world’s first international intelligence network. Codenamed Intrepid, Stephenson ran the vast network from the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Ponzi

    The Incredible True Story of the King of Financial Cons

    by Donald Dunn ...
    Just who was the man whose name has become synonymous with the classic “rob-Peter-to-pay-Paul” scam in which money from new investors is used to reward earlier ones? In December 1919, he was an unknown thirty-eight-year-old, self-educated Italian immigrant with a borrowed two-hundred dollars in his pocket. Six months later, he was Boston’s famed “wizard of finance,” lionized by the public and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Wallenberg

    The Incredible True Story of the Man Who Saved Thousands of Jews

    by Kati Marton ...
    The “fascinating story of an extraordinary man,” Raoul Wallenberg, who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the horrors of the Holocaust (Elie Wiesel).Raoul Wallenberg, one of the true heroes to emerge during the Nazi occupation of Europe, was a fearless Swede whose efforts saved countless people from certain death at the hands of Adolf Eichmann. He left a life of privilege and, against ... Read more

    $12.99 USD