History - United States - Colonial Period (1600-1775)

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The Witches: Salem, 1692

Stacy Schiff

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2015

The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: T...

Lorri Glover

The English had long dreamed of colonizing America, especially after Sir Francis Drake brought home Spanish treasure and dramatic tales from his raids in the Caribbean. Ambitions of finding gold and planting a New World colony seemed ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2008

Angelic Music: The Story of Benjamin ...

Corey Mead

Benjamin Franklin is renowned for his landmark inventions, including bifocals, the Franklin stove, and the lightning rod. Yet his own favorite invention is unknown to the general public. The glass armonica, the first musical instrumen...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2016

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Commun...

Nathaniel Philbrick

From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals in hi...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2006

The Pirate Hunter

Richard Zacks

This biography of William Kidd reveals that he was actually a sea captain hired as a pirate hunter. Zacks evokes the seafaring world of the 18th century, and recounts the rivalry between Captain Kidd and his arch-nemesis, the all-but-...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2003
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