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The Souls of Black Folk, W. E. B. DU BOIS

The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B. DU BOIS

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One of the most influential books ever published in America, W. E. B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk is an eloquent collection of fo...

Unabridged: 7 hr 54 min
Narrator: Toriasuncle
Published: 08/24/2016
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American auth...

Unabridged: 17 hr 35 min
Narrator: John Greenman
Published: 04/26/2016
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The Fields Of Home, Ralph Moody

The Fields Of Home

by Ralph Moody

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The fatherless Moody family moves from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts in 1912 as Ralph enters his teen years. He tries as hard as he can ...

Unabridged: 10 hr 18 min
Little Britches #5
Narrator: Cameron Beierle
Published: 12/15/2001
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The Butler A Witness to History, Wil Haygood

The Butler

by Wil Haygood

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The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture...Read by its Stars David Oyelowo, Forest Whitaker, and Oprah WinfreyWhen acclaimed Washingt...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Forest Whitaker
Published: 07/30/2013
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas An American Slave, Frederick Douglas

Narrative of the Life of Frederic...

by Frederick Douglas

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This classic of American literature, a dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave, was first published in 1845, when its a...

Unabridged: 4 hr 12 min
Narrator: Raymond Hearn
Published: 10/01/2015
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The Explorations of Captain James Cook: An Introduction, John Lang

The Explorations of Captain James...

by John Lang

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Captain James Cook FRS RN (1728-1779) was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Ro...

Unabridged: 2 hr 16 min
Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 07/01/2012
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Sundar Singh Footprints Over the Mountains, Janet Benge

Sundar Singh

by Janet Benge

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As Sundar preached the gospel to the crowd, the monastery guard marched forward and arrested him. Sundar was dragged to the edge of town and ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 19 min
Christian Heroes: Then & Now
Narrator: Tim Gregory
Published: 02/09/2016
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Custer, Larry McMurtry

Custer

by Larry McMurtry

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Pulitzer Prize winner Larry McMurtry crafts works synonymous with the grandeur and beauty of the American West. Here McMurtry turns his atten...

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min
Narrator: Henry Strozier
Published: 11/16/2012
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My Sixty Years on the Plains Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting, William Thomas Hamilton

My Sixty Years on the Plains

by William Thomas Hamilton...

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In his concise, richly detailed memoir My Sixty Years on the Plains fur-trapper W. T. Hamilton—also known as "Wildcat Bill"—gives...

Unabridged: 4 hr 44 min
Narrator: A.T. Chandler
Published: 05/22/2018
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Reflections by Rosa Parks The Quiet Strength and Faith of a Woman Who Changed a Nation, Rosa Parks

Reflections by Rosa Parks

by Rosa Parks

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<p>On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was not trying to start a mov...

Unabridged: 1 hr 20 min
Narrator: Robin Miles
Published: 01/09/2018
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Pocahontas My Own Story, Captain John Smith

Pocahontas

by Captain John Smith

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In the early seventeenth century, Captain John Smith led a company of English settlers to found the colony of Jamestown in Virginia. Here is ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 51 min
Narrator: Jonathan Reese
Published: 10/20/2008
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Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House, Elizabeth Keckley

Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln ...

by Elizabeth Keckley

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An autobiographical narrative, Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House traces Elizabeth Keckley's life from her enslavement in Virginia ...

Unabridged: 6 hr 55 min
Narrator: Bobbie Frohman
Published: 02/20/2014
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Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography, Benjamin  Franklin

Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography

by Benjamin Franklin

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"Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy," advises Benjamin Franklin, and he was a man who lived up to his own words. Franklin’s ...

Unabridged: 8 hr 16 min
Narrator: Robin Field
Published: 07/01/2010
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Samuel Johnson

A Journey to the Western Islands ...

by Samuel Johnson

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In 1773, an unlikely pair-a dominant figure of English literature and a young lawyer-set out on horseback to follow roads and cattle-trails a...

Unabridged: 4 hr 22 min
Narrator: Alexander Spencer
Published: 01/01/1988
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Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of the New World, Carole Gallagher

Christopher Columbus and the Disc...

by Carole Gallagher

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Christopher Columbus never knew he had discovered a New World. He died unaware that his determined voyages had changed the world forever. Thi...

Unabridged: 52 min
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Narrator: Bill Brooke
Published: 02/15/2013
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Lincoln's Gift: How Humor Shaped Lincoln's Life and Legacy, Gordon Leidner

Lincoln's Gift: How Humor Shaped ...

by Gordon Leidner

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"Simply the best book that has been published on this great president's humor and stories...Everyone interested in Abraham Lincoln will want ...

Unabridged: 5 hr 56 min
Narrator: Frank Gerard
Published: 07/18/2019
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Napoleon A Concise Biography, David A. Bell

Napoleon

by David A. Bell

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This book provides a concise, accurate, and lively portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career, situating him firmly in historical ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 30 min
Narrator: Paul Heitsch
Published: 07/31/2018
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin

Autobiography of Benjamin Frankli...

by Benjamin Franklin

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 17...

Unabridged: 7 hr 22 min
Narrator: John Dawson
Published: 11/01/2017
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Abraham Lincoln: A Life  1809-1837 Lincoln's Frontier Background Shapes the Future President, Michael Burlingame

Abraham Lincoln: A Life 1809-183...

by Michael Burlingame

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Publishers Weekly describes this book as "the most meticulously researched Lincoln biography ever written. Burlingame's Lincoln comes alive ...

Unabridged: 8 hr 13 min
Narrator: Sean Pratt
Published: 07/07/2009
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Samuel Pepys

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

by Samuel Pepys

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Samuel Pepys was born in London in 1633 and died in Clapham in 1703. In his life, he was Secretary of Naval Affairs and President of the Roya...

Unabridged: 4 hr 17 min
Narrator: Alexander Spencer
Published: 01/01/1991
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Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East, Hal Marcovitz

Marco Polo and the Wonders of the...

by Hal Marcovitz

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This is the story of the Italian tourist who became the first European to completely cross Asia and document his experieces in a book, The Tr...

Unabridged: 46 min
Narrator: Bill Brooke
Published: 09/15/2001
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Jesse James My Father, Jesse James, Jr.

Jesse James My Father

by Jesse James, Jr.

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“We don't steal from the rich and give to the poor. We steal from the poor because they can't fight back, most of them and the rich tak...

Unabridged: 5 hr 23 min
Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano ...
Published: 01/24/2019
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Herndon's Lincoln: Illustrated Edition Vol 1, Part 1, William Herndon, Jesse W. Weik

Herndon's Lincoln: Illustrated Ed...

by William Herndon, Jesse ...

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Abraham Lincoln called "Billy" Herndon, “My man always above all other men on the globe.” They were business partners for 16 year...

Unabridged: 3 hr 15 min
Narrator: Chris Blair
Published: 03/06/2019
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The Essential Lord Kitchener, Lord Kitchener

The Essential Lord Kitchener

by Lord Kitchener

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Horatio Herbert Kitchener, born on June 1850 in Ballylongford, County Kerry, Ireland was a great soldier and statesman. Kitchener was credite...

Unabridged: 57 min
Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano
Published: 02/20/2019
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A Silver Cigarette Case and The Murder of Great Escaper Jack Francis Williams, Sally Cook

A Silver Cigarette Case and The M...

by Sally Cook

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This compelling story centred on the famous Great Escape is a story of love, friendship, and optimism. It focuses on Great Escaper Jack Franc...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Sally Cook, Michae...
Published: 07/18/2019
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INSIDE LOVE: THE BOOK OF GABRIELE, Bettina Ricciuti

INSIDE LOVE: THE BOOK OF GABRIELE...

by Bettina Ricciuti

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If Gabriele’s reluctant arrival into this world in 1931 was any indication, then his life was destined to be one eventful, amazing jour...

Unabridged: 8 hr 7 min
Narrator: Bettina Ricciuti
Published: 02/25/2020
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Gunhild's Granddaughter, Myrtle Siebert

Gunhild's Granddaughter

by Myrtle Siebert

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When Myrtle Rae Forberg steps from her father’s boat to the floating dock at Rock Bay, BC, and walks along the board walk to school, sh...

Unabridged: 3 hr 8 min
Narrator: Cia Penner
Published: 03/25/2020
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Why Was Socrates Executed?: And Other Papers on Plato , J.-M. Kuczynski

Why Was Socrates Executed?: And O...

by J.-M. Kuczynski

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Pithy, easy-to-understand papers on Plato's epistemology, metaphysics, and political philosophy.Table of contents:"Why was Socrates executed?...

Unabridged: 26 min
Narrator: Cameron Scriven
Published: 11/03/2019
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The Meaning of Surah 75 Al-Qiyamah (The Resurrection) From Holy Quran Bilingual Edition English Spanish Ultimate Version, Jannah Firdaus Mediapro

The Meaning of Surah 75 Al-Qiyama...

by Jannah Firdaus Mediapro...

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The Meaning of Surah 75 Al-Qiyamah (The Resurrection) From the Holy Quran Bilingual Edition In English and Spanish Languange Ultimate Version...

Unabridged: 1 hr 25 min
Narrator: Jannah Firdaus Med...
Published: 04/06/2020
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Coin Street Chronicles: London's Vanished Old South Bank Area, Gwen Southgate

Coin Street Chronicles: London's ...

by Gwen Southgate

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Coin Street Chronicles is a memoir that paints a picture of Britain in the 1930s and 1940s, as seen though the eyes of one for whom it was th...

Unabridged: 18 hr 18 min
Narrator: Gwen Southgate
Published: 07/13/2017
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The Life of Prophet Hud AS (Eber) Ultimate Version, Jannah Firdaus Mediapro

The Life of Prophet Hud AS (Eber)...

by Jannah Firdaus Mediapro...

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Prophet Hud AS (Eber) was a prophet of ancient Arabia mentioned in The Holy Quran. The eleventh surah (chapter) of The Holy Quran, Hud, is na...

Unabridged: 16 min
Narrator: Maghfirah Maulany ...
Published: 04/27/2020
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Aleister Crowley: The Life and Legacy of the Notorious Cult Leader and Novelist, Charles River Editors

Aleister Crowley: The Life and Le...

by Charles River Editors

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“What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in actio...

Unabridged: 1 hr 23 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/20/2019
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Harun al-Rashid: The Life and Legacy of the Abbasid Caliph during the Islamic Golden Age, Charles River Editors

Harun al-Rashid: The Life and Leg...

by Charles River Editors

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Like many historical figures, Harun al-Rashid’s biography has become part reality and part myth. A real individual and the fourth cali...

Unabridged: 1 hr 52 min
Narrator: Ken Teutsch
Published: 04/20/2019
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Samuel Colt: The Life and Legacy of the Man Who Invented America’s Most Famous Guns, Charles River Editors

Samuel Colt: The Life and Legacy ...

by Charles River Editors

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By the time weapons industrialist Samuel Colt was born, the Lewis and Clark Expedition sent to the Pacific by Thomas Jefferson had only recen...

Unabridged: 1 hr 16 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 06/24/2019
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The Ambulance Man and the Spanish Civil War Forgotten Stories from Spain, Paul Read

The Ambulance Man and the Spanish...

by Paul Read

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The True Story of the Canadian Doctor and Ambulance driver that came to help a city in exodus. Try to imagine that the city of Malaga is...

Unabridged: 49 min
Forgotten Stories From Spain
Narrator: Paul Read
Published: 08/08/2018
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King Xerxes I: The Life and Legacy of the Achaemenid Persian Empire’s Most Notorious Ruler, Charles River Editors

King Xerxes I: The Life and Legac...

by Charles River Editors

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It was not until the excavations of the 1930s that many of the relics, reliefs, and clay tablets that offer so much information about Persia...

Unabridged: 2 hr 19 min
Narrator: Jim Johnston
Published: 09/05/2019
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Yours, Lise letters from the exile of Lise Meitner, physicist, Stefan Frankenberger

Yours, Lise

by Stefan Frankenberger

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July 13th, 1938: the renowned nuclear physicist Lise Meitner, approaching the age of 60, sits on the train that will take her to the German-D...

Unabridged: 2 hr 4 min
Narrator: Kate Reading
Published: 12/19/2019
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John Dee: The Life and Legacy of the English Occultist, Alchemist, and Philosopher Who Became Queen Elizabeth I's Spiritual Advisor, Charles River Editors

John Dee: The Life and Legacy of ...

by Charles River Editors

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With the golden glow of the candlelight kissing his cheeks, he hovered over a spirit mirror, a flat, exquisitely lustrous “shew-stone&r...

Unabridged: 1 hr 39 min
Narrator: Delaine Daniels
Published: 11/21/2019
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Narcissa Whitman: The Life and Legacy of the Missionary Killed by Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, Charles River Editors

Narcissa Whitman: The Life and Le...

by Charles River Editors

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At the start of the 1840s, the Oregon Country had no political boundaries or effective government. The only administrative organization in th...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Gregory T Luzitano...
Published: 07/16/2019
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Nat Love: The Life and Legacy of the Former Slave Who Became the Wild West's Most Famous Black Cowboy, Charles River Editors

Nat Love: The Life and Legacy of ...

by Charles River Editors

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Explorers, soldiers, and settlers of African-American heritage comprise an unfamiliar story to most students of American history. However, in...

Unabridged: 1 hr 43 min
Narrator: Delaine Daniels
Published: 12/06/2019
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Cyrus the Great: The Life and Legacy of the King Who Founded the Achaemenid Persian Empire, Charles River Editors

Cyrus the Great: The Life and Leg...

by Charles River Editors

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At one point in antiquity, the Achaemenid Persian Empire was the largest empire the world had ever seen, but aside from its role in the Greco...

Unabridged: 1 hr 23 min
Narrator: Jim Johnston
Published: 11/14/2019
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Oliver Winchester: The Life and Legacy of America’s Famous Rifle Manufacturer, Charles River Editors

Oliver Winchester: The Life and L...

by Charles River Editors

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By the time weapons industrialist Oliver Winchester was born, the Lewis and Clark Expedition sent to the Pacific by Thomas Jefferson had onl...

Unabridged: 1 hr 25 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 08/17/2019
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Mary Jones and Her Bible A Victorian Classic for Children, Mary Emily Ropes

Mary Jones and Her Bible

by Mary Emily Ropes

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A Young Girl Tries to Buy a Bible!This is a true story of a girl called Mary Jones. As soon as she can read the large Bible at the Evans&rsqu...

Unabridged: 1 hr 48 min
Narrator: James Wood
Published: 09/11/2019
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Dolley and James Madison An Unlikely Love Story That Saved America, Rodney K Smith

Dolley and James Madison

by Rodney K Smith

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Power couples aren't a modern phenomenon. The greatest American couple ever to have served America in a public capacity was the country's fou...

Unabridged: 10 hr 49 min
Narrator: Kate Burns
Published: 02/11/2020
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Wild Bill - The Story of James Butler Hickok, Donald Aday

Wild Bill - The Story of James Bu...

by Donald Aday

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Wild Bill Hickok was a man of strong character - a colorful and imposing personality with a single-mindedness that made him stand out and att...

Unabridged: 1 hr 13 min
Narrator: Don Aday
Published: 06/29/2014
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