The fall of Nixon and the rise of Reagan. 39 hours (12miles of walking) A dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. I was very naive before listening to this book, both parties are equal opportunity employers of the corrupt and don’t mind destroying their own candidates. The Invisible Bridge Audiobook #Audible
This moving drama tells the true story of three aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families in 1931 to be trained as domestic servants as part of an official Australian government policy.
Lynsey Addario (MacArthur Genius Grant winner) is just finding her way as a young photographer when the events of September 11, 2001, change the world. One of the few photojournalists with experience in Afghanistan, she gets the call to return and cover the American invasion. She makes a decision she will often find herself making--not to stay home, not to lead a quiet or predictable life, but to set out across the world, face the chaos of crisis... It's What I Do Audiobook #Audible
1830-1900 not all pioneers went west. Nearly all of the Americans profiled here - including Elizabeth Blackwell, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Harriet Beecher Stowe - whatever their troubles learning French, their spells of homesickness, and their suffering in the raw cold winters by the Seine, spent many of the happiest days and nights of their lives in Paris. The Greater Journey Audiobook #Audible