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Author Kilmeade, Brian, author, narrator.

Title Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli pirates [UNABRIDGED sound recording] : the forgotten war that changed American history / Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. Westminster, MD. : Penguin Audio, Books on Tape, c[2015]
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Description 4 audio discs (4 hr., 52 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
audio file CD audio rda
Note Title from web page.
Cast Read by Brian Kilmeade.
Summary This is the little-known story of how a newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa's Barbary Coast routinely captured American sailors and held them as slaves, demanding ransom and tribute payments far beyond what the new country could afford. So President Jefferson decided to move beyond diplomacy. He sent the U.S. Navy's new warships and a detachment of marines to blockade Tripoli, launching the Barbary Wars and beginning America's journey toward future superpower status.
Subject Pirates -- Africa, North -- History -- 19th century -- Sound recordings.
Pirates -- Mediterranean Region -- History -- 19th century -- Sound recordings.
Pirates -- Sound recordings.
United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 -- Sound recordings.
Africa, North -- Sound recordings.
Mediterranean Region -- Sound recordings.
United States -- Sound recordings.
Genre Audiobooks.
Added Author Yaeger, Don, author.
Kilmeade, Brian, narrator.
Added Title The forgotten war that changed American history
ISBN 9781611764826
1611764823
Music No. PRHA5249 Books on Tape
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