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    • The Pity of War

    • Explaining World War One
    • Autor: Niall Ferguson
    • Sprecher: Graeme Malcolm
    • Spieldauer: 21 Std. und 38 Min.
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    In The Pity of War, Niall Ferguson makes a simple and provocative argument: that the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England's fault. Britain, according to Ferguson, entered into war based on nave assumptions of German aims-and England's entry into the war transformed a Continental conflict into a world war, which they then badly mishandled, necessitating American involvement.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The New York Times Book of the Dead

    • 320 Print and 10,000 Digital Obituaries of Extraordinary People
    • Autor: William McDonald - editor
    • Sprecher: Ron Butler, Gemma Dawson, Allyson Johnson, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 54 Std. und 54 Min.
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    The obituary page of The New York Times is a celebration of extraordinary lives. This groundbreaking package includes 300 obits in the audiobook with exclusive online access to 10,000 more of the most important and fascinating obituaries the Times has ever published. The obituary page is the section many readers first turn to, not only see who died but to read some of the most inspiring, insightful, often funny, and elegantly written stories celebrating the lives of the men and women who have influenced our world.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • Death in the Air

    • The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City
    • Autor: Kate Winkler Dawson
    • Sprecher: Graeme Malcolm
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 30 Min.
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    A real-life thriller in the vein of The Devil in the White City, Kate Winkler Dawson's debut, Death in the Air, is a gripping, historical narrative of a serial killer, an environmental disaster, and an iconic city struggling to regain its footing. In winter 1952, London automobiles and thousands of coal-burning hearths belched particulate matter into the air. But the smog that descended on December fifth of 1952 was different; it was a type that held the city hostage for five long days.

    • The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City
    • Autor: Kate Winkler Dawson
    • Sprecher: Graeme Malcolm
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 30 Min.
    • Erscheinungsdatum: 20.10.2017
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    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Miracles on the Water

    • The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack
    • Autor: Tom Nagorski
    • Sprecher: Graeme Malcolm
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 33 Min.
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    On September 17, 1940, at a little after 10 at night, a German submarine torpedoed the passenger liner SS City of Benares in the North Atlantic. There were 406 people onboard, but the ship's prized passengers were 90 children whose parents had elected to send their boys and girls away from Great Britain to escape the ravages of World War II. Miracles on the Water tells the astonishing story of the survivors - not one of whom had any reasonable hope of rescue as the ship went down.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • The Gettysburg Address

    • Perspectives on Lincoln's Greatest Speech
    • Autor: Sean Conant
    • Sprecher: Dermot Mulroney, Neal McDonough, Stephen Lang, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 13 Std. und 43 Min.
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    Edited by filmmaker Sean Conant and with contributions from some of the country's leading scholars including Sean Wilentz, Craig L. Symonds, and Harold Holzer, this volume explores how in the century and a half since it was delivered, the Gettysburg Address has proven a seemingly inexhaustible source of somber reflection and soaring hope, and why its language continues to resonate with so many people seeking meaning for their own struggles and sacrifices.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • Requiem for Battleship Yamato

    • Autor: Yoshida Mitsuru, Richard Minear (translator)
    • Sprecher: Graeme Malcolm
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 9 Min.
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    Requiem for Battleship Yamato is Yoshida Mitsuru's story of his own experience as a junior naval officer aboard the fabled Japanese battleship as it set out on a last, desperate sortie in April 1945. Yoshida was on the bridge during Yamato's fatal encounter with American airplanes, and his eloquent, moving account of that battle makes a singular contribution to the literature of the Pacific war. The book has long been considered a classic in both Japan and the United States.

    Regulärer Preis: 16,95 €