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    • Lone Survivor

    • The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
    • Written by: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely powerful story

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-04-18

    Price: CDN$ 30.17

    • The Square and the Tower

    • Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook
    • Written by: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Elliot Hill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a collision between old power hierarchies and new social networks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An amazing read

    • By Serguei L. Primak on 2018-04-17

    Price: CDN$ 47.04

    • Helmet for My Pillow

    • From Parris Island to the Pacific: A Young Marine's Stirring Account of Combat in World War II
    • Written by: Robert Leckie
    • Narrated by: James Badge Dale, Tom Hanks (introduction)
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Pacific

    • By Marc Gillon on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 22.16

    • An Economic History of the World since 1400

    • Written by: Donald J. Harreld, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Donald J. Harreld
    • Length: 24 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Most of us have a limited understanding of the powerful role economics has played in shaping human civilization. This makes economic history a vital lens through which to think....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lot of very interesting information

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-10-01

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • Energy

    • A Human History
    • Written by: Richard Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time - wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Would be an excellent read, but a terrible listen.

    • By Ian B. on 2019-02-07
    • A Human History
    • Written by: Richard Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 2018-05-29
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 28.41

    • Left of Bang

    • How the Marine Corps’ Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life
    • Written by: Patrick Van Horne, Jason A. Riley
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    You walk into a restaurant and get an immediate sense that you should leave. You are about to step onto an elevator with a stranger, and something stops you....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a bad book

    • By Marc Gillon on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 32.92

    • A Brief History of the Celts

    • Brief Histories
    • Written by: Peter Berresford Ellis
    • Narrated by: Christopher Oxford
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    For centuries the Celts held sway in Europe....

    Price: CDN$ 21.48

    • Empire

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • Written by: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Penguin presents the unabridged audiobook edition of Empire by Niall Ferguson, read by Jonathan Keeble....

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • Written by: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 2017-10-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 34.37

    • Ordinary Men

    • Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland
    • Written by: Christopher R. Browning, Claire Bloom - director
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Ordinary Men is the true story of Reserve Police Batallion 101 of the German Order Police, which was responsible for mass shootings as well as roundups of Jewish people....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great Topic, Poor Delivery

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-08-03

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • The Celtic World

    • Written by: The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Professor Jennifer Paxton PhD
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Following the surge of interest and pride in Celtic identity since the 19th century, much of what we thought we knew about the Celts has been radically transformed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I would have liked it to be more in depth.

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-07-09

    Price: CDN$ 43.80

    • Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

    • Written by: Robert Bucholz, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Bucholz
    • Length: 24 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Beginning with the Renaissance, the culture of the West exploded....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • sympathize and greet

    • By Destry Rides on 2017-12-23

    Price: CDN$ 71.17

    • Bonhoeffer

    • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
    • Written by: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    A groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pleasantly surprised

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-19
    • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
    • Written by: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 2010-08-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 42.30

    • Israel

    • A Concise History of a Nation Reborn
    • Written by: Daniel Gordis
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Israel is a tiny state, and yet it has captured the world's attention, aroused its imagination, and, lately, been the object of its opprobrium....

    • A Concise History of a Nation Reborn
    • Written by: Daniel Gordis
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 2016-10-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 45.28

    • The World as It Is

    • A Memoir of the Obama White House
    • Written by: Ben Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Ben Rhodes, Mark Deakins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 47

    From one of Obama’s closest aides comes a revelatory, a behind-the-scenes account of his presidency - and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping narrative, fantastic narration

    • By Stephanie Coulson on 2018-09-12

    Price: CDN$ 43.86

    • D DAY Through German Eyes

    • The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944
    • Written by: Holger Eckhertz
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    We see a perspective of D-Day which deserves to be added to the historical record, in which ordinary German troops struggled to make sense of the onslaught that was facing them....

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Lost Discoveries

    • The Ancient Roots of Modern Science from the Babylonians to the Mayans
    • Written by: Dick Teresi
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In the tradition of Daniel Boorstin, the co-founder of Omni delivers an original work of history...

    • The Ancient Roots of Modern Science from the Babylonians to the Mayans
    • Written by: Dick Teresi
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 2002-11-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Price: CDN$ 38.73

    • The Commentaries

    • Written by: Julius Caesar
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Julius Caesar wrote his exciting Commentaries during some of the most grueling campaigns ever undertaken by a Roman army....

    Price: CDN$ 51.87

    • All the President's Men

    • Written by: Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    This is the book that changed America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Investigative Journalism at its Best!

    • By Anthony Taylor on 2018-09-18

    Price: CDN$ 30.42

    • The Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean

    • Written by: M. Doreal
    • Narrated by: John Marino
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The history of the tablets translated in the following book is strange and beyond the belief of modern scientists. Their antiquity is stupendous, dating back some 36,000 years.

    The writer is....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating recounting of our ancient beginnings!

    • By Avaline on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • The Vietnam War

    • An Intimate History
    • Written by: Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders, Ken Burns, Brian Corrigan
    • Length: 31 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    A vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • STUNNING

    • By Robert Lofstedt on 2017-11-29

    Price: CDN$ 65.86

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