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  • Make 'Em Laugh: Short-Term Memories of Longtime Friends

    Make 'Em Laugh: Short-Term Memories of Longtime Friends

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment,Biographies,Entertainment
    Author: Debbie Reynolds, Dorian Hannaway
    Duration: 05:51:49

    The beloved Hollywood star and New York Times bestselling author of Unsinkable continues her intimate chat with fans in this entertaining collection of anecdotes, stories, jokes, and random musings from a woman who has seen it all and done most of it. From her acclaimed performances to her headline ... [ more ]

  • Saving Alex: When I was Fifteen I Told My Mormon Parents I Was Gay, and That's When My Nightmare Began

    Saving Alex: When I was Fifteen I Told My Mormon Parents I Was Gay, and That's When My Nightmare Began

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir,Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Alex Cooper, Joanna Brooks
    Duration: 08:49:15

    Days after Alex Cooper told her parents that she was gay, they drove Alex from their home in Southern California to Utah, where they signed over guardianship to fellow Mormons who promised to save Alex from her homosexuality. For eight harrowing months, Alex was held captive in an unlicensed reside ... [ more ]

  • Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

    Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

    Genre: Biographies,Historical,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
    Duration: 04:11:24

    Now in a special new edition perfect for young listeners, this is the amazing true story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program. Soon to be a major motion picture. Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Ar ... [ more ]

  • Circle of Greed

    Circle of Greed

    Genre: Biographies,Business
    Author: Patrick Dillon
    Duration: 20:15:00

    Circle of Greed is the epic story of the rise and fall of Bill Lerach, once the leading class action lawyer in America and now a convicted felon. For more than two decades, Lerach threatened, shook down and sued top Fortune 500 companies, including Disney, Apple, Time Warner, and most famously Enro ... [ more ]

  • Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma

    Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma

    Genre: Biographies,Historical,Military
    Author: George MacDonald Fraser
    Duration: 08:08:00

    George MacDonald Fraser'beloved for his series of Flashman historical novels'offers an action-packed memoir of his experiences in Burma during World War II. Fraser was only 19 when he arrived there in the war's final year, and he offers a first-hand glimpse at the camaraderie, danger, and satisfact ... [ more ]

  • West of Eden: An American Place

    West of Eden: An American Place

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment
    Author: Jean Stein
    Duration: 11:17:52

    An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic Edie Jean Stein transformed the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie: American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol superstar Edie Sedgwick, which was edited with George ... [ more ]

  • War Paint: The 1st Infantry Division’s LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam

    War Paint: The 1st Infantry Division’s LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam

    Genre: Biographies,Historical,Military
    Author: Bill Goshen
    Duration: 02:00:00

    The men who served with in the 1st Infantry Division with F company, 52nd Infantry, (LRP) later redesignated as Company I, 75th Infantry (Ranger) –engaged in some of the fiercest, bloodiest fighting during the Vietnam War, suffering a greater relative aggregate of casualties that any other LRRP/LRP/ ... [ more ]

  • Eminent Hipsters

    Eminent Hipsters

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment
    Author: Donald Fagen
    Duration: 04:39:00

    A witty, revealing, sharply written work of memoir and criticism by the cofounder of Steely Dan Musician and songwriter Donald Fagen presents a group of vivid set pieces in his entertaining debut as an author, from portraits of the cultural figures and currents that shaped him as a youth to an ... [ more ]

  • In Montmartre

    In Montmartre

    Genre: Biographies,Historical,Biographies,Historical
    Author: Emma Bering, Sue Roe
    Duration: 12:54:00

    A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth century In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of Modernist art as it arose from one of the most astonishing collections of artistic ta ... [ more ]

  • Just Between Us

    Just Between Us

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir,Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Mario Lopez, Steve Santagati
    Duration: 06:35:00

    With a star that rose from unforgettable child acting roles, such as A. C. Slater in Saved by the Bell, to the forefront of today's entertainment media, Mario Lopez is nothing short of a pop culture sensation. Now, as he turns forty, Mario looks back on his life with a newfound perspective and ... [ more ]

  • Kidnapped by the Taliban: A Story of Terror, Hope, and Rescue by SEAL Team Six

    Kidnapped by the Taliban: A Story of Terror, Hope, and Rescue by SEAL Team Six

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Dilip Joseph
    Duration: 05:55:00

    An American physician in rural Afghanistan faces the unimaginable Dilip Joseph dreams of life as a medical humanitarian. In 2009 his dream comes true as he joins the staff of Colorado-based Morning Star Development, a nonprofit community and economic development organization. On December ... [ more ]

  • Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace

    Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,Biographies,Christianity,Islam,Memoir
    Author: Patricia Raybon
    Duration: 09:24:00

    “Mom, I have something I need to tell you…” They didn’t talk. Not for 10 years. Not about faith anyway. Instead, a mother and daughter tiptoed with pain around the deepest gulf in their lives—the daughter’s choice to leave the church, convert to Islam, and become a practicing Muslim. Undivided is ... [ more ]

  • Whatever the Cost: Facing Your Fears, Dying to Your Dreams, and Living Powerfully

    Whatever the Cost: Facing Your Fears, Dying to Your Dreams, and Living Powerfully

    Genre: Biographies,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Memoir,Biographies,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Memoir,Biographies,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Memoir,Biographies,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Memoir
    Author: David Benham, Jason Benham
    Duration: 06:13:00

    “Two nationally-acclaimed real estate entrepreneurs share biblical principles to revolutionize your work and family life, and give you the courage to stand up for what is right.” This book follows the story of highly motivated and entrepreneurial twin brothers, David and Jason Benham, from thei ... [ more ]

  • Motherhood and Hollywood

    Motherhood and Hollywood

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment
    Author: Patricia Heaton
    Duration: 04:52:00

    The really important things in life are your family and friends. And what will people say about you at your funeral—that you won an Emmy once, or that you were a good person, kind and generous? Well, as for me, I hope it's the latter. And the fact that I recently commissioned an Emmy-shaped co ... [ more ]

  • Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

    Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

    Genre: Biographies,Historical
    Author: Jane Dunn
    Duration: 06:33:00

    The first dual biography of two of the world's most remarkable women-Elizabeth I of England and Mary Queen of Scots-by one of Britain's best biographers (The Sunday Times). In a rich and riveting narrative, Jane Dunn reveals the extraordinary rivalry between the regal cousins. It is the story o ... [ more ]

  • Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found

    Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Jennifer Lauck
    Duration: 06:00:00

    With the startling emotional immediacy of a fractured family photo album, Jennifer Lauck's incandescent memoir is the story of an ordinary girl growing up at the turn of the 1970s and the truly extraordinary circumstances of a childhood lost. Wrenching and unforgettable, Blackbird will carry your he ... [ more ]

  • Way Things Ought to Be

    Way Things Ought to Be

    Genre: Biographies,NonFiction,Political,Memoir,Politics,Environment
    Author: Rush Limbaugh
    Duration: 02:25:00

    Rush Limbaugh is a way of life for over twelve million avid and devoted listeners. For three hours every day this comic conservative of the airwaves with talent on loan from God entertains, provokes and persuades friend sand enemies alike in a no-holds-barred show that is one of the biggest draws in ... [ more ]

  • Destined for Destiny: The Unauthorized Autobiography of George W. Bush

    Destined for Destiny: The Unauthorized Autobiography of George W. Bush

    Genre: Biographies,Political,Biographies,Political,Biographies,Political,Biographies,Political
    Author: Scott Dikkers, Peter Hilleren
    Duration: 03:54:00

    In Destined for Destiny, George W. Bush offers listeners an intimate, plainspoken, and sometimes articulate look at the character-shaping achievements that led to his inevitable rise to the office of President of the United States. Written from the heart, not from the brain, this definitive aut ... [ more ]

  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Susan Hertog
    Duration: 11:23:00

    Anne Morrow was married to the famous aviator Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh. As hungry for life and adventure as he, she harnessed his fame and his courage to become a groundbreaking aviator and writer. The tragic kidnapping and murder of their infant son became the price Anne paid for her marriage ... [ more ]

  • Francotirador: La autobiografía del francotirador más letal en la historia de Estados Unidos de América

    Francotirador: La autobiografía del francotirador más letal en la historia de Estados Unidos de América

    Genre: Biographies,Foreign Language Titles,Military,Spanish
    Author: Chris Kyle
    Duration: 10:58:00

    Fascinante, reveladora y poderosa, Francotirador la asombrosa autobiografía del Capitán SEAL Chris Kyle, el francotirador que tuvo el récord más alto en la historia militar estadounidense. En Francotirador, Kyle relata la extraordinaria historia de su carrera que duró una década. El fascinante relat ... [ more ]