Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
4.8 out of 5 stars with 238 reviews
Seventy-five years after he came to life, Superman remains one of America's most adored and enduring heroes. Now Larry Tye, the prize-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author of Satchel, has written the first full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made him the icon he is today.
Legions of fans from Boston to Buenos Aires can recite the story of the child born Kal-El, scion of the doomed planet Krypton, who
The United States of Absurdity: Untold Stories from American History
4.4 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
The creators of the podcast The Dollop present profiles of the weird, outrageous, NSFW, and downright absurd tales from American history that you weren't taught in school.
The United States of Absurdity presents short, informative, and hilarious stories of the most outlandish (but true) people, events, and more from United States history. Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds cover the weird stories you didn't learn in history class, such as 10-Cent Beer Night, the Jackson Cheese, and
World of Warcraft: Vol'jin: Shadows of the Horde
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.3 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
That night, visions mocked Vol'jin. He found himself in the midst of fighters, each of whom he recognized. He'd gathered them for that final assault on Zalazane, to end his madness and free the Echo Isles for the Darkspears. Each of the combatants took on aspects of a jihui cube, faced to be at their maximum power. Not a fireship among them, but this did not surprise Vol'jin.
He was the fireship, but not yet turned to display his maximum power. This was not a fight, though desperate, in which
Elmer Kelton - Brush Country (1 of 2) - Barbed Wire
ean: 9781599508023, isbn: 1599508028,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Irishman Doug Monahan runs a fencing crew outside the south Texas town of Twin Wells, digging post-holes and stringing red painted barbed wire for ranchers as protection against wandering stock, rustlers, and land hungry thugs. Monahan's fencing operation is opposed by Captain Andrew Rinehart, a former Confederate officer and an old-school open range baron of the huge R Cross spread. With his brutal foreman, Archer Spann, assigned to the violent work, Rinehart wages a barbed wire war against
Mountain Man 31 - Ambush of the Mountain Man (Smoke Jensen: The Mountain Man)
ean: 9781599508122, isbn: 1599508125,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Smoke Jensen never wanted to kill, but fate had other plans, and the Mountain Man has left plenty of blood, tears and fury in his wake. Angus MacDougal, the father of one of Smokes victims, wants revenge. Riding up to Big Rock, Colorado, MacDougal has decided that killing Smoke wont be enough. He intends to bring him back to Pueblo and hang him before a crowd. Its a bloodthirsty plan that might have worked, except for a beautiful young woman, and the small knife she slips into Smokes hand.