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    • Thais of Athens

    • Written by: Ivan Yefremov
    • Narrated by: John A. Boulanger
    • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
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    The beautiful hetaera Thais was a real woman who inspired poets, artists, and sculptors in Athens, Memphis, Alexandria, Babylon, and Ecbatana. She traveled with Alexander the Great's army during his Persian campaign and was the only woman to enter the capitol of Persia - Persepolis. Love, beauty, philosophy, war, religion - all that and more in a historic masterpiece by Ivan Yefremov.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • War in East Texas

    • Regulators vs. Moderators
    • Written by: Bill O'Neal
    • Narrated by: Cliff Allen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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    From 1840 through 1844 East Texas was wracked by murderous violence between regulator and moderator factions. More than 30 men were killed in assassinations, lynchings, ambushes, street fights, and pitched battles. The sheriff of Harrison County was murdered, and so was the founder of Marshall, as well as a former district judge. Senator Robert Potter, a signer of the Texas declaration of independence, was slain by Regulators near his Caddo Lake home. Courts ceased to operate and anarchy reigned in Shelby County, Panola District, and Harrison County.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The History of Gangster Rap

    • From Schoolly D to Kendrick Lamar, the Rise of a Great American Art Form
    • Written by: Soren Baker, Xzibit - foreword
    • Narrated by: James Shippy, Soren Baker
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
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    The History of Gangster Rap is a deep dive into one of the most fascinating subgenres of any music category to date. Sixteen detailed chapters, organized chronologically, examine the evolution of gangster rap, its main players, and the culture that created this revolutionary music. From still-swirling conspiracy theories about the murders of Biggie and Tupac to the release of the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, the era of gangster rap is one that fascinates music junkies and remains at the forefront of pop culture.  

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • The Real Watergate Scandal

    • Collusion, Conspiracy, and the Plot That Brought Nixon Down
    • Written by: Geoff Shepard
    • Narrated by: Chris Abell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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    An aging judge about to step down. Aggressive prosecutors friendly with the judge. A disgraced president. A nation that had already made up its mind. The Watergate trials were a legal mess-and now, with the discovery of new documents that reveal shocking misconduct by prosecutors and judges alike, former Nixon staffer Geoff Shepard has a convincing case that the wrongdoing of these history-making trials was actually a bigger scandal than the Watergate scandal itself.

    Price: CDN$ 22.76

    • Shakespeare's Library

    • Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature
    • Written by: Stuart Kells
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
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    Millions of words of scholarship have been expended on the world's most famous author and his work. And yet a critical part of the puzzle, Shakespeare's library, is a mystery. For four centuries people have searched for it: in mansions, palaces, and libraries; in riverbeds, sheep pens, and partridge coops; and in the corridors of the mind. Yet no trace of the Bard's manuscripts, books, or letters has ever been found.

    Price: CDN$ 22.76

    • The Liberation of Paris

    • How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light
    • Written by: Jean Edward Smith
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
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    Prize-winning and best-selling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II - a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction. 

    Price: CDN$ 21.30

    • Turning Point

    • The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's First Land Defeat in World War II
    • Written by: Michael Veitch
    • Narrated by: Michael Veitch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
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    September 1942 marked the high point of Axis conquest in World War II. In the Pacific, Japan's soldiers had seemed unstoppable. However, the tide was about to turn. On Sunday, 6 September 1942, Japanese land forces suffered their first conclusive defeat at the hands of the Allies. At Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea, a predominantly Australian force - including 75 Squadron (fresh from their action in 44 Days) - fought for two weeks to successfully defend a vital airstrip against a determined Japanese invasion.

    • The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's First Land Defeat in World War II
    • Written by: Michael Veitch
    • Narrated by: Michael Veitch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 2019-07-23
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    Price: CDN$ 31.43

    • The Autobiography of Nicholas Said: a Native of Bornou, Eastern Soudan, Central Africa

    • Written by: Nicholas Said
    • Narrated by: Rodney Louis Tompkins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
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    Mohammed Ali ben Said (later renamed Nicholas Said) was born in North Africa and enslaved when he was 12 years old. During his eventful life, he traveled to five continents, learned seven languages, served princes and diplomats, fought in the Union Army, and recorded his life story in his own words. He finally settled in Alabama, and his autobiography was published in 1873. 

    Price: CDN$ 42.97

    • Outpost War

    • Written by: Bernard C. Nalty
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
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    In the last months of the Korean war the US Marines had transitioned into a near stationary force manning the main battle line in a serious of forward outposts. In this position they were under near constant bombardment and engaging in ongoing patrol battles. This book is a study of the outpost war concept through official documents and anecdote.

    Price: CDN$ 5.46

    • Surviving the Holocaust

    • The Tales of Survivors and Victims
    • Written by: Ryan Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Mark Welsh
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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    When it comes to tragic, life-changing events in our world’s history, one would be hard-pressed to find a modern period more brutal and cruel than the Holocaust. This time in which the slaughter of millions of lives took place is one of the most discussed and analyzed topics of modern history, and this book compiles many interesting and crucial facts from beginning to end. Get your copy today to learn more.

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • The Capture and Escape; or, Life among the Sioux

    • Written by: Sarah Luse Larimer
    • Narrated by: Melissa Thompson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
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    Sarah Luse Larimer was taken captive by the Oglala Sioux at Little Box Elder Creek in Wyoming on July 12, 1864. This is her account of living among the Sioux for five months, and her escape....

    Price: CDN$ 45.60

    • Terrible Terry Allen

    • Combat General of WWII - The Life of an American Soldier
    • Written by: Gerald Astor
    • Narrated by: Reathel Bean
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
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    Terry de la Mesa Allen’s mother was the daughter of a Spanish officer, and his father was a career US Army officer. Despite this impressive martial heritage, success in the military seemed unlikely for Allen as he failed out of West Point - twice - ultimately gaining his commission through Catholic University’s R.O.T.C. program. In World War I, the young officer commanded an infantry battalion and distinguished himself as a fearless combat leader, personally leading patrols into no-man’s-land. 

    Price: CDN$ 12.19

    • American Indian Stories

    • Written by: Zitkala-Sa
    • Narrated by: Christopher Romance
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
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    American Indian Stories is a collection of childhood stories, allegorical fictions, and essays written by the Sioux author Zitkala-Ša. The collection includes legends and stories from Sioux oral tradition, along with an essay titled "America's Indian Problem", which advocates rights for Native Americans and calls for a greater understanding of Native American cultures.

    Price: CDN$ 28.06

    • Miss Annie Coleson's Own Narrative of Her Captivity among the Sioux Indians

    • Written by: Ann Coleson
    • Narrated by: Teagan McKenzie
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
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    In 1875, Ann Coleson's narrative was published of her captivity by the Sioux Indians in the wilderness of Minnesota, and her escape through the wilds back to civilization....

    Price: CDN$ 28.06

    • The United States Camel Corps

    • The History of The U.S. Army's Use of Camels in The Southwest During the 19th Century
    • Written by: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Gregory T Luzitano
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
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    The United States Camel Corps was a military experiment in the 1850s that brought camels from Egypt and Turkey to Texas and California. The cast of characters in this story is larger than life and includes U.S. Army and Navy officers, explorers, writers, politicians, and diplomats...How long the name of “Camel Corps” has been in existence is unknown, but it has been used in literature for close to a century. What the troopers themselves called the unit remains unknown. The United States Camel Corps looks at the unique unit, from its origins to its record.

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell

    • The Stafford-Townsend Feud of Colorado County, Texas, 1871-1911 (Texas Local Series)
    • Written by: James C. Kearney, Bill Stein, James Smallwood
    • Narrated by: Chris Chappell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
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    The Stafford-Townsend feud began with an 1871 shootout in Columbus, Texas, followed by the deaths of the Stafford brothers in 1890. The second phase blossomed after 1898 with the assassination of Larkin Hope, and concluded in 1911 with the violent deaths of Marion Hope, Jim Townsend, and Will Clements, all in the space of one month.

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • Modern Sicily

    • The History and Legacy of the Mediterranean Island Since the Middle Ages
    • Written by: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Mark Norman
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
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    It is hard to find an island on the map more central than Sicily. It has rarely been governed as an independent, unified state. Nonetheless, the island has always occupied a front-row seat to some of the most important events in history, and nowhere is this more obvious than during antiquity. Modern Sicily: The History and Legacy of the Mediterranean Island Since the Middle Ages looks at one of the world’s most important and contested territories. You will learn about Sicily like never before.

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • Seven Deadly Sins and One Very Naughty Fruit

    • Written by: Mikey Robins
    • Narrated by: Mikey Robins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
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    In this irreverent romp through the history of food via the Seven Deadly Sins, Mikey Robins uncovers the most bizarre food-related stories of all time. From the Ancient Egyptians to the Romans, from the medieval monarchs to our current obsession with celebrity chefs, our forebears have left their mark on our habits and social mores, our plates and our palates, telling us one truth above all: where there is food, there is folly.

    Price: CDN$ 26.89

    • Colored Troops in the French Army

    • A Report from the Department of State Relating to the Colored Troops in the French Army and the Number of French Colonial Troops in the Occupied Territory
    • Written by: Department of State
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 38 mins
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    In occupied Germany in 1921 the governing nations became aware of a propaganda campaign being waged against the French colonial troops. Papers were being distributed alleging terrible crimes against the native Germans, especially the women. This paper gathers the official correspondence of the American investigation into the truth and lies of the matter. 

    Price: CDN$ 4.08

    • A Cowboy Detective

    • A True Story of Twenty-Two Years with a World Famous Detective Agency
    • Written by: Charles A. Siringo
    • Narrated by: Kevin Franzen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
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    Charles Siringo was an author, detective, and lawman who spent 22 years fighting crime across America. He faced some of the most dangerous criminals of the late 19th century, including Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch gang.

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