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    • To the Last Man

    • A Novel of the First World War
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 31 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Spring 1916: the horror of a stalemate on Europe's Western Front. France and Great Britain are on one side of the barbed wire, a fierce German army is on the other. Shaara opens the window onto the otherworldly tableau of trench warfare as seen through the eyes of a typical British soldier who experiences the bizarre and the horrible - a "Tommy" whose innocent youth is cast into the hell of a terrifying war.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging war story

    • By Bob on 01-09-2016

    Non-member price: $71.77

    • The Rising Tide

    • A Novel of World War II
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A modern master of the historical novel, Jeff Shaara has painted brilliant depictions of the Civil War, the Revolutionary War, and World War I. Now he embarks upon his most ambitious epic, a trilogy about the military conflict that defined the 20th century. The Rising Tide begins a staggering work of fiction bound to be a new generation's most poignant chronicle of World War II.

    Non-member price: $69.54

    • Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields

    • Discovering America's Hallowed Ground
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jeff Shaara, America's premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the 10 Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamauga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict.

    Non-member price: $38.94

    • The Steel Wave

    • A Novel of World War II
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    General Dwight Eisenhower once again commands a diverse army that must find its single purpose in the destruction of Hitler's European fortress. His primary subordinates, Omar Bradley and Bernard Montgomery, must prove that this unique blend of Allied armies can successfully confront the might of Adolf Hitler's forces, who have already conquered Western Europe.

    Non-member price: $69.54

    • The Final Storm

    • A Novel of the War in the Pacific
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the war in Europe winds down in the wake of the Normandy invasion, the United States has turned its vast military resources toward an all-out effort against the Japanese. In the spring of 1945, Japan’s empire has been pressed slowly back toward its home islands, and the Americans mount a furious assault on the last great stepping-stone to Japan itself - the heavily fortified island of Okinawa. The three-month battle will feature some of the most vicious combat of the entire war, as American troops confront an enemy that would rather be slaughtered than experience the shame of surrender.

    Non-member price: $55.86

    • No Less Than Victory

    • A Novel of World War II
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After the success of the Normandy invasion, the Allied commanders are buoyantly confident that the war in Europe will be over in a matter of weeks, that Hitler and his battered army have no other option than surrender. But despite the advice of his best military minds, Hitler will hear no talk of defeat. In mid-December 1944, the Germans launch a desperate and ruthless counteroffensive in the Ardennes forest, utterly surprising the unprepared Americans who stand in their way.

    Non-member price: $63.73

    • The Fateful Lightning

    • A Novel of the Civil War
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 25 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the concluding novel of his epic Civil War tetralogy, Jeff Shaara tells the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives: the commanders in their tents making plans for total victory, as well as the ordinary foot soldiers and cavalrymen who carried out their orders until the last alarm sounded. The Civil War did not end quietly. It climaxed in a storm of fury that lay waste to everything in its path. The Fateful Lightning brings to life those final brutal, bloody months of fighting with you-are-there immediacy.

    Non-member price: $60.93

    • The Smoke at Dawn

    • A Novel of the Civil War
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 19 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Summer, 1863: The Federal triumph at Vicksburg has secured complete control of the Mississippi River from the Confederacy, cementing the reputation of Ulysses S. Grant. Farther east, the Federal army under the command of William Rosecrans captures the crucial rail hub at Chattanooga. But Rosecrans is careless, and while pursuing the Confederates, the Federal forces are routed in north Georgia at Chickamauga Creek. Retreating in a panic back to Chattanooga, Rosecrans is pursued by the Confederate forces under General Braxton Bragg.

    Non-member price: $53.64

    • Gone for Soldiers

    • A Novel of the Mexican War
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 19 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In vivid, brilliant fiction that illuminates the dark psychology of soldiers, Jeff Shaara brings to life the familiar characters, stunning triumphs, and soul-crushing defeats of the fascinating, long-forgotten Mexican-American War.

    Non-member price: $40.52

    • The Last Full Measure

    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
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    In the Pulitzer prize-winning classic The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara created the finest Civil War novel of our time, an enduring best seller that has sold more than two million copies. In the best-selling Gods and Generals, Shaara's son, Jeff, brilliantly sustained his father's vision, telling the epic story of the events culminating in the Battle of Gettysburg. Now, Jeff Shaara brings this legendary father-son trilogy to its stunning conclusion in a novel that brings to life the final two years of the Civil War. As The Last Full Measure opens, Gettysburg is past and the war advances to its third brutal year....

    Non-member price: $26.40

    • A Blaze of Glory

    • A Novel of the Battle of Shiloh
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 18 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's the spring of 1862. The Confederate Army in the West teeters on the brink of collapse following the catastrophic loss of Fort Donelson. Commanding general Albert Sidney Johnston is forced to pull up stakes, abandon the critical city of Nashville, and rally his troops in defense of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. Hot on Johnston's trail are two of the Union's best generals: the relentless Ulysses Grant, fresh off his career-making victory at Fort Donelson, and Don Carlos Buell.

    Non-member price: $55.86

    • The Frozen Hours

    • A Novel of the Korean War
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 20 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The master of military historical fiction turns his discerning eye to the Korean War in this riveting new novel, which tells the dramatic story of the Americans and the Chinese who squared off in one of the deadliest campaigns in the annals of combat: the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as Frozen Chosin.

    Non-member price: $61.52

    • A Chain of Thunder

    • A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 22 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Continuing the trilogy that began with A Blaze of Glory, New York Times best-selling author Jeff Shaara returns to chronicle another decisive chapter in America’s long and bloody Civil War. In A Chain of Thunder, the action shifts to the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi. There, in the vaunted "Gibraltar of the Confederacy", a siege for the ages will cement the reputation of one Union general - and all but seal the fate of the rebel cause.

    Non-member price: $61.52

    • Rise to Rebellion

    • A Novel of the Revolution
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Victor Garber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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    In 1770, the fuse of revolution is lit by a fateful command - "Fire!" - as England's peace keeping mission ignites into the Boston Massacre. The senseless killing of civilians leads to a tumultuous trial in which lawyer John Adams must defend the very enemy who has assaulted and abused the laws he holds sacred. Shaara's most impressive achievement yet, Rise to Rebellion reveals with new immediacy how a scattered group of colonies became the United States of America.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Gods and Generals

    • A Novel of the Civil War
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
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    The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara's classic Civil War novel about the men who led the fight at the Battle of Gettysburg, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning best seller. Now in Gods and Generals, Jeff Shaara carries forward his father's vision in an epic story that traces the lives, passions, and careers of these great military leaders from the first gathering clouds of the Civil War.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • The Glorious Cause

    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 25 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This dramatic sequel to Jeff Shaara's best selling Rise to Rebellion continues his chronicle of the key characters of the American Revolution and animates some of the most compelling scenes in America's history: Washington's harrowing winter at Valley Forge, Benedict Arnold's tragic downfall, and the fiercely-fought battles at Trenton, Brandywine Creek, and Yorktown.

    Non-member price: $75.34

    • New Market

    • A Guided Tour from Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 31 mins
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    Jeff Shaara, America's premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of one of the Civil War battlefields every American should visit. He captures the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict.

    Non-member price: $6.90

    • Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville

    • What Happened, Why it Matters, and What to See
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    Jeff Shaara, America's premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of one of the Civil War battlefields every American should visit. He captures the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict.

    Non-member price: $13.86

    • To the Last Man

    • A Novel of the First World War
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Philip Bosco
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
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    It is spring 1916, and a stalemate on Europe's western front has descended into horror. France and Great Britain are on one side of the barbed wire, a fierce German army is on the other. Jeff Shaara opens a window onto the otherworldly tableau of trench warfare, as seen through the eyes of a typical British soldier who experiences the bizarre and the horrible - a "Tommy" whose innocent youth is cast into the hell of a terrifying war.

    Non-member price: $28.91

    • Gettysburg

    • What Happened, Why it Matters, and What to See
    • By: Jeff Shaara
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    Jeff Shaara, America's premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of one of the Civil War battlefields every American should visit. He captures the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict.

    Non-member price: $13.86

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