Biography & Autobiography - Historical - U.s.

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Samuel Adams: A Life

Ira Stoll

The rousing story of Samuel Adams, the Founding Father who has been undeservedly overlooked by history but who, in Thomas Jefferson's words, was 'truly the Man of the Revolution.

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

His Excellency: George Washington

Joseph J. Ellis

The author of seven highly acclaimed books, Joseph J. Ellis has crafted a landmark biography that brings to life in all his complexity the most important and perhaps least understood figure in American history, George Washington. With...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2004

Young Men & Fire

Norman MacLean

On August 5, 1949, a crew of 15 of the U.S. Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in Montana wilderness. Less than an hour later, all but three were dead or fat...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2008

Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of Am...

M. William Phelps

Few Americans know much about Nathan Hale other than his famous last words: "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."But who was the real Nathan Hale?M. William Phelps charts the life of this famed pat...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2008

To Hell on a Fast Horse: Billy the Ki...

Mark L. Gardner

Historian Mark L. Gardner presents the first dual biography of the Wild West's most iconic outlaw, Billy the Kid, and the lawman who hunted him down, Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2010

Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of Am...

M. William Phelps

Few Americans know much about Nathan Hale other than his famous last words: "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."But who was the real Nathan Hale?M. William Phelps charts the life of this famed pat...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2008

Davy Crockett: My Own Story

David Crockett

Even as a child, Davy Crockett "always delighted to be in the very thickest of danger." Better known to us as "King of the Wild Frontier," Davy Crockett was not only a frontiersman but also a politician who became ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2008

Stonewall Jackson: The Great Generals...

Donald A. Davis

Deemed "irreplaceable" by Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson assumed his nickname during the Battle of Bull Run in the Civil War. It is said that the Army of Northern Virginia never fully recovered from the loss of Jackson's leadership ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2007

Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revoluti...

Craig Nelson

This is the first work of history to place Thomas Paine firmly in the heady period of intellectual excitement and political turmoil in which he lived. Drawing on the best of recent scholarship, this richly drawn biography traces the m...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

Davy Crockett: My Own Story

David Crockett

Even as a child, Davy Crockett "always delighted to be in the very thickest of danger." Better known to us as "King of the Wild Frontier," Davy Crockett was not only a frontiersman but also a politician who became ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2008

Forever Young: My Friendship with Joh...

William S. Noonan

Told from a longtime childhood friend of John F. Kennedy, Jr., this work is packed with never-revealed details of John and Carolyn Bessette's courtship and wedding, the launch of 'George,' John's unusually close relationship with his ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2006
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