Biography & Autobiography

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  1. Ballet Stories

    Ballet Stories

    Author: David Angus
    Narrator: Jenny Agutter
    Runtime: 1.8 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    The stories of the most popular ballets are told in refreshing style against the backdrop of the music written by Delibes, Tchaikovsky and Adam.
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  2. Great Scientists and their Discoveries

    Great Scientists and their Discoveries

    Author: David Angus
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    How did the great scientists make their remarkable discoveries? And what kind of men were they? This companion volume to Great Inventors and their Inventions introduces the work of ten men to younger readers, and range from the world of Ancient Greece to the twentieth century discovery of DNA.
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  3. Famous People in History

    Famous People in History

    Volume 2

    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    There is a need for accessible short biographies of key people for younger listeners. Following the success of Famous People, Volume I, Nicolas Soames presents another varied group of men and women who have changed the course of history. This is the second volume of popular histories of famous people.
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  4. Famous Composers

    Famous Composers

    Narrator: Marin Alsop
    Runtime: 2.15 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Following on the success of The Story of Classical Music, Darren Henley and Marin Alsop combine forces again to tell, in more detail, the lives of six key composers Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvoák and Shostakovich.
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  5. The Confessions of St. Augustine

    The Confessions of St. Augustine

    Narrator: Mark Meadows
    Runtime: 14.83 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $53.00 Member Price: $42.40 (or 9 credits)
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    A story of spiritual awakening, St. Augustine's Confessions is a fascinating look at the life of an eminent Christian thinker. Widely seen as one of the first Western autobiographies ever written, it chronicles the life and religious struggles of Augustine of Hippo, from his days as a self-confessed sinner to his acceptance of Christianity as an older adult. Along the way, he unveils his theological questioning of human existence and the essence and nature of God, while providing influential philosophical arguments on creation and time. Augustine's sincere and inquisitive attitude will inspire any listener, regardless of faith. Translated by R.S. Pine-Coffin
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  6. Great Explorers of the World

    Great Explorers of the World

    Author: David Angus
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    Here are the stories of nine great adventures and the lives of the men who took part in them. They pushed back the frontiers of man’s knowledge of the world by their vision, courage and sheer doggedness. They were very different people – from bold adventurers facing the unknown with enjoyment to careful, more scientific individuals. Their journeys are placed within their historical context, but also contain the words of the men themselves.
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  7. Famous People in History

    Famous People in History

    Volume 1

    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    Here are the stories of nine people whose energy, imagination, courage and determination changed the world. From Christopher Columbus, who set off into unknown seas in a small ship in the fifteenth century, to a young girl, Anne Frank, caught in the turmoil of the twentieth, who wrote a remarkable diary while in hiding in Amsterdam during the Second World War.
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