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Molly

Molly Goshen, IN, United States

Wazoo Books

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  • "True LIES and Alibis~ Brilliant ~ 5..."

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    Arnold's Bio~ This starts with his life as a boy in Austria with a less than close relationship with his father. His drive to get ahead by body building which takes him by storm as a teenager. While other boys had girl pin ups Arnold has american body builds in his room leading his mother to worry about his sexuality. His "goal" was to become a body builder and win the biggest titles using this to gain wealth and move to the USA and become a movie star. His very intelligent approach to business and his amazing ability to FOCUS. As his body becomes huge he wins several World Titles and he ends up in LA at the Gold Gym he read about in his teens. He sets up a mail order business selling body building phamplets His first efforts in the movies was PUMPING IRON which caught the attention of the Hollywood crowd. He becomes a millionaire and invested in buildings and land. He gets an education taking business courses. He became an American Citizen. At a fund raiser he comes in contact with the lovely Maria Shriver. He evenutally marries. His movie career takes off to make him the highest paid and biggest box office star. Arnold makes his own decisions even after he is married. He decided not to tell Maria he needed open heart surgery. He was planning on running on the republican ticket for Governor of California and told Maria only *days* before his David Letterman annoucement. Arnold is at best brilliant but perhaps is the worlds great salesman. He can sell himself in bodybuilding, acting, and republican governor in a very democratic state. He finally confessed a life changing "secret" the day after was no longer governor. He has a 14 year old son with his housekeeper. He stated he only suspected the boy was his after the boy was 7. Arnold has a trick he uses throughout his book. His ablity to ignore anything that would cause him trouble. He puts in a "compartment" in his mind and trys his best to keep it "under raps". Arnold comes across as a very intelligent and interesting man. His EGO is as big as he is. We see the flaws in this bigger than life man and his secrets that help destroy his marriage. Arnold at best is a survivor. This is an excellent audiobook. It is very well written and the story flows along. The Reader Stephen Lang is very good and Arnold reads parts himself. I give this 5 STARS over all for a better than I ever expected Bio.

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    Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

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    • By Arnold Schwarzenegger
    • Narrated By Stephen Lang, Arnold Schwarzenegger
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    Chronicling his embodiment of the American Dream, Total Recall covers Schwarzenegger's high-stakes journey to the United States, from creating the international bodybuilding industry out of the sands of Venice Beach, to breathing life into cinema's most iconic characters, and becoming one of the leading political figures of our time. Proud of his accomplishments and honest about his regrets, Schwarzenegger spares nothing in sharing his amazing story.

    Russell says: "Totally Worth It"
  • "The SECRETS of Camelot~ Kennedy bio..."

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    PLOT: New Bio of the last years of the Kennedy Family in the White House~ VERY GOOD~

    SECRETS of Camelot: the beautiful Kennedy Family ...with two adorable children. This new bio is very well researched. The hidden side of the beautiful Kennedy Family have a few new shadows show up. This shows a new "side to Jackie" from her very protective side to her children to her PUTTING up with the philandering husband the President of the USA Jack. JFK is also is portrayed as an over sexed USER of women. "he learned" at the knees of the Master (Joe Kennedy) his cheating father according to this bio. This is a very good book and audiobook. it moves along very well and captures your attention from the first. The reader has a very nice voice and inflection. I really liked it and found new info on the Kennedys. I have listened to several other Kennedy Bios and liked this better than the rest. the "Dr. Feelgood" INFO is very detailed and how both the Kennedys but especially JFK used amphetamines and steroids and pain killers "to boost their energy" from the demands of the White House. I give this 5 out of 5 for the new look inside the glamorous Kennedy White House that is revealing and interesting. GOOD book.

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    These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie

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    • By Christopher Andersen
    • Narrated By Robertson Dean
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    They were the original power couple - outlandishly rich, impossibly attractive, and endlessly fascinating. Now, in this rare, behind-the-scenes portrait of the Kennedys in their final year together, NewYork Times best-selling biographer Christopher Andersen shows us a side of JFK and Jackie we’ve never seen before. Tender, intimate, complex, and, at times, explosive, theirs is a love story unlike any other - filled with secrets, scandals, and bombshells that could never be fully revealed…until now.

    Molly says: "The SECRETS of Camelot~ Kennedy bios~ 5 STAR"
  • "The REAL Great Escape~ based on rea..."

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    PLOT: a group of Brits are going to leave in a mass escape from a POW camp deep inside Nazi Germany.

    The Brits were sent to a Stalag (German Prisoner of War Camp) in the heart of Germany. As the war takes a turn for the worse for Germany the Prisoners decided the make the ultimate escape tunnels. Inside this camp are some of the best diggers, forgers, actors and escape artists. Soon an escape committee has a plan for 3 Tunnels, Tom Dick and Harry. When the Germans aka Krauts discover one tunnel they put all their efforts into one huge escape. The tunnel complete with air pumps, wooden trolleys to carry dirt and men, forged papers and meager rations all move forward to carry out the escape of hundreds of men. ADDED fun is the clever idea that only a few of them knew the complete plan adding to the safety of the plan. The real goal is not just escape but to tie up Nazi resources on finding the escapees.
    This is a long audio but at times is simply too brilliant how the men carry on their plots under the eyes of the ever watchful Germans. BASED on real life events. Who has not seen the GREAT ESCAPE movie with Steve McQueen? but this fills in the details of how they really did the job. I GIVE IT 4 STARS FOR STORY, 4 FOR PERFORMANCE AND 5 FOR REAL LIFE STORY. In real life over 50 of the escapes were shot as punishment by the order of Hitler.

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    The Great Escape

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Paul Brickhill
    • Narrated By Robert Whitfield
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    It was a split-second operation as delicate and as deadly as a time bomb. It demanded the concentrated devotion and vigilance of more than six hundred men for every hour, every day, and every night for more than a year. With only their bare hands and crude homemade tools, they sank shafts, built underground railroads, forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons, and tailored German clothes.

    says: "One of the most incredible stories of all time"
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