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Crystal

Mission Viejo, CA, USA

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  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

    • ABRIDGED (9 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated By Doris Kearns Goodwin, Richard Thomas
    Overall
    (1871)
    Performance
    (493)
    Story
    (499)

    We view the long, horrifying struggle from the vantage of the White House as Lincoln copes with incompetent generals, hostile congressmen, and his raucous cabinet. He overcomes these obstacles by winning the respect of his former competitors, and in the case of Seward, finds a loyal and crucial friend to see him through. This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.

    Anders says: "wait for the unabridged version"
    "Insightful History"
    Overall

    This book tells Lincolns story in a intelligent and engrossing way. We came to know these people, but as is so rare - they grew and changed before our eyes.
    What an achievement Lincoln wrought, taking this group of strong minded powerfully willed men each wanting the presidency for himself, and creating a team of men working together to see us successfully through the Civil War!
    What President today could reach across the campaign vitriol and invite his talented rival to join his cabinet?
    Fascinating book We listened to it on a very long road trip and in the end sat in the car in the dark at our destination so we could finish the last 20 minutes. We had tears in our eyes as we left the car.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!: and Other Things That Strike Me as Funny

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Bob Newhart
    • Narrated By Bob Newhart
    Overall
    (430)
    Performance
    (96)
    Story
    (96)

    That stammer. Those basset-hound eyes. That bone-dry wit. There has never been another comedian like Bob Newhart. In this, his first audiobook ever, Newhart gives his brilliant and bemused twist on a multitude of topics, including flying, the trials of a family holiday in a Winnebago, and more serious subjects, such as golf. And, of course, there are side-splittingly funny stories from his life and career. Who else has a drinking game named after him? ("Hi, Bob!")

    Kerry says: "I love Bob!"
    "Hi Bob"
    Overall

    I would have enjoyed the story of Newhart's life in any case - but having it read by him added that extra joy that his unique voice and hesitant manner has made him such a beloved character. Books like this are fun - not only did I laugh at his history, but my Dad enjoyed it and my niece - great for all ages!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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