Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Spring Brook Audio
The Best Audio Books on the Web
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Biographies & Memoirs   Regional U.S.

Regional U.S. - 60 - Page 3 - Blowout Sale! Save up to 51%


Blowout Sale! Up to 51% off on Regional U.S. at Spring Brook Audio, Page 3. Top brands include Blackstone Audio, Inc., Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio, Macmillan Audio, Tantor Audio, HighBridge Audio, Brand: Listen Live Audio, Brand: Tantor Media, Random House Audio, & Simon & Schuster Audio. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.



The Song and the Silence: A Story About Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
In Stock
$14.95
4.3 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
''Have to keep that smile,'' said Booker Wright in the 1966 NBC documentary Mississippi: A Self-Portrait. At the time Wright was a waiter in a whites-only restaurant and a local business owner who would become an unwitting icon of the civil rights movement. For he did the unthinkable: Before a national audience, he described what life was truly like for the black people of Greenwood, Mississippi. Shortly after these remarks aired on television, life for Booker took a turn for the worse. And


The Coalwood Way
By Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio
In Stock
$14.95
4.1 out of 5 stars with 284 reviews
It's Fall, 1959, and Homer ''Sonny'' Hickam and his fellow Rocket Boys are in their senior year at Big Creek High, launching hand-built rockets that soar thousands of feet into the West Virginia sky. But in a season traditionally marked by celebrations of the spirit, Coalwood finds itself at a painful crossroads.The strains can be felt within the Hickam home, where a beleaguered Homer Sr. is resorting to a daring but risky plan to keep the mine alive, and his wife, Elsie, is feeling


Mississippi Sissy
By Macmillan Audio
In Stock
$18.35
4.4 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Mississippi Sissy is a stunning memoir from Kevin Sessums, a celebrity journalist who grew up scaring other children, hiding terrible secrets, pretending to be Arlene Frances, and running wild in the South. As he grew up in Forest, Mississippi, befriended by the family maid, Mattie May, he became a young man who turned the word ''sissy'' on its head, just as his mother taught him. In Jackson, he is befriended by Eudora Welty and journalist Frank Hains, but when Hains is brutally murdered in


Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$29.99
$22.34
You Save: 26%

ean: 9781515931416, isbn: 1515931412,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Charismatic, charming, and one of the best orators of his era, Henry Clay seemed to have it all. He offered a comprehensive plan of change for America, and he directed national affairs as Speaker of the House, as Secretary of State to John Quincy Adams-the man he put in office-and as acknowledged leader of the Whig party. As the broker of the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay fought to keep a young nation united when westward expansion and slavery threatened to tear it


The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family
By HighBridge Audio
In Stock
$39.99
$21.15
You Save: 47%

ean: 9781681685304, isbn: 1681685302,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The Lowells of Massachusetts were a remarkable family. They were settlers in the New World in the 1600s, revolutionaries creating a new nation in the 1700s, merchants and manufacturers building prosperity in the 1800s, and scientists and artists flourishing in the 1900s. Though no strangers to controversy, the family boasted some of the most astonishing individuals in America's history: Percival Lowle, the patriarch who planted the roots of the family tree; Reverend John Lowell, the preacher;


Defying the Nazis: The Sharps War
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$24.99
$13.72
You Save: 45%

ean: 9781515959793, isbn: 1515959791,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
In 1939, Rev. Waitstill Sharp, a young Unitarian minister, and his wife, Martha, a social worker, accepted a mission from the American Unitarian Association: They were to leave their home and young children in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and travel to Prague, Czechoslovakia, to help address the mounting refugee crisis. Armed with only $40,000, the Sharps quickly learned the art of spy craft and covertly sheltered political dissidents and Jews, and helped them escape the Nazis. After narrowly


3000 Degrees: The True Story of a Deadly Fire and the Men Who Fought It
By Brand: Listen Live Audio
In Stock
$32.95
$16.29
You Save: 51%

ean: 9781885408853, isbn: 1885408854,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Details the heroic efforts of the Worcester, Massachusetts Fire Department fighting a horrific three-alarm blaze on December 3, 1999.


Samuel Adams: A Life
By Brand: Tantor Media
In Stock
$34.99
$21.49
You Save: 39%

ean: 9781400109784, isbn: 1400109787,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
''I pity Mr. Sam Adams,'' his cousin John Adams wrote to his wife, ''for he was born a Rebel.'' At virtually every juncture of the American Revolution, from the Boston Massacre and Tea Party to Lexington and Concord and the ratification of the Constitution, Samuel Adams played a forceful role. With his fiery rhetoric and religious fervor, he was in many respects the moral conscience of the new nation. ''The love of liberty,'' he thundered, ''is interwoven in the soul of man, and can never be


Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$39.99
$21.84
You Save: 45%

ean: 9781452607665, isbn: 1452607664,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424-one of the millions of women who disappear ''down the rabbit hole'' of the American penal system. From her first strip search to


My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$29.99
$16.04
You Save: 47%

ean: 9781515967385, isbn: 1515967387,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Looking for an escape from childhood abuse, Reymundo Sanchez turned away from school and baseball to drugs, alcohol, and then sex, and was left to fend for himself before age fourteen. The Latin Kings, one of the largest and most notorious street gangs in America, became his refuge and his world, but its violence cost him friends, freedom, self-respect, and nearly his life. This is a raw and powerful odyssey through the ranks of the new mafia, where the only people more dangerous than rival


Detroit: An American Autopsy
By HighBridge Audio
In Stock
$29.95
$22.36
You Save: 25%

ean: 9781622312047, isbn: 162231204X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
In the heart of America, a metropolis is quietly destroying itself. Detroit, once the richest city in the nation, is now its poorest. Once the vanguard of America’s machine age-mass production, automobiles, and blue-collar jobs-Detroit is now America’s capital for unemployment, illiteracy, foreclosure, and dropouts.With the steel-eyed reportage that has become his trademark and the righteous indignation that only a native son can possess, journalist Charlie LeDuff sets out to uncover what


Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$29.99

ean: 9781541468672, isbn: 1541468678,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront is the fascinating account of one gangster's ascension from altar boy to the leader of New York City's violent Irish Mob.Eddie McGrath's life and crimes are traced through the tail-end of Prohibition, the gang warfare of the 1930s that propelled him into the position of an organized crime boss, the sordid years of underworld control over the bustling waterfront, McGrath's involvement in dozens of gangland murders, and finally the decline of


The Black Hand: The Bloody Rise and Redemption of Boxer Enriquez, a Mexican Mob Killer
By Brand: Tantor Media
In Stock
$39.99
$22.66
You Save: 43%

ean: 9781400110483, isbn: 1400110483,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Rene ''Boxer'' Enriquez grew up on the violent streets of East L.A., where gang fights, robberies, and drive-by shootings were fueled by rage, drugs, and alcohol. When he finally landed in prison-at the age of nineteen-Enriquez found an organization that brought him the respect he always wanted: the near-mythic and widely feared Mexican Mafia, La Eme.What the organization saw in Enriquez was a young man who knew no fear and would kill anyone-justifiably or not-in the blink of an eye. That


A Coach's Life: My Forty Years in College Basketball
By Random House Audio
In Stock
$17.95
4.6 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Legendary University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith tells the full story of his fabled career and shares the life lessons taught and learned over 40 years of unparalleled success as a coach and mentor. For almost 40 years, Dean Smith coached the University of North Carolina men's basketball program with unsurpassed success - on the court and in shaping young men's lives. In his long-awaited memoir, he reflects on the great games, teams, players, strategies, and rivalries that


The Prince of Frogtown
By Random House Audio
In Stock
$20.95
4.9 out of 5 stars with 186 reviews
In this final volume of the beloved American saga that began with All Over but the Shoutin' and continued with Ava's Man, Rick Bragg closes his circle of family stories with an unforgettable tale about fathers and sons inspired by his own relationship with his 10-year-old stepson.He learns, right from the start, that a man who chases a woman with a child is like a dog who chases a car and wins. He discovers that he is unsuited to fatherhood, unsuited to fathering this boy in particular, a boy


Twelve Years a Slave (Tantor Audio & Ebook Classics)
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$24.99
$15.15
You Save: 39%

ean: 9781452606637, isbn: 1452606633,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Twelve Years a Slave is the autobiographical account of Solomon Northup, an African American who was born free in New York in the early 1800s. In 1841, Solomon Northup was captured and forced into slavery for a period of twelve years. Northup's account is detailed in its account of life on a cotton and sugar plantation and the daily routine of slave life during the first part of the 19th century. The book describes the daily life of slaves in Bayou Beof, their diet, the relationship between


Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O’Keeffe
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
In Stock
$14.95
4.8 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Georgia O'Keeffe, one of the most original painters America has ever produced, left behind a remarkable legacy when she died at the age of 98. Her vivid visual vocabulary, sensuous flowers, bleached bones against red sky and earth, had a stunning, profound, and lasting influence on American art in this century. O'Keeffe's personal mystique is as intriguing and enduring as her bold, brilliant canvasses. Here is the first full account of her exceptional life, from her girlhood and early days as


Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$54.99
$42.94
You Save: 22%

ean: 9781541410923, isbn: 1541410920,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Marilyn Monroe, born to deprivation and a series of foster homes, became an acting legend of the twentieth century. She married famous men, Joe DiMaggio and playwright Arthur Miller, and her many lovers included President John F. Kennedy. Her death, at thirty-six, is a mystery that remains unsolved to this day. Anthony Summers interviewed 600 people for this book, which reveals unknown truths, some funny, some very sad, about this brilliant but troubled woman. First to gain access to the files


Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal
By Tantor Audio
In Stock
$23.95
4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
After years of gigging everywhere from suburban backyards to dive bars, Van Halen - led by frontman extraordinaire David Lee Roth and guitar virtuoso Edward Van Halen - had the songs, the swagger, and the talent to turn the rock world on its ear. The quartet's classic 1978 debut, Van Halen, sold more than a million copies within months of release and rocketed the band to the stratosphere of rock success. On tour, Van Halen's high-energy show wowed audiences and prompted headlining acts like


Rocket Boys: A Memoir
By Simon & Schuster Audio
In Stock
$722.31

mpn: Relay time: 270min; 4 Units, ean: 9780743565066, isbn: 0743565061,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 246 reviews



Viewing Page 3 of 4

View more products in Biographies & Memoirs.
Feel free to Browse Our Catalog.



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service / Accessibility Statement
© 2019 - springbrookaudio.com. All Rights Reserved.