This is a subject matter for which people in the know have published a shelf full of books jam-packed with content. "Greatest Story" is a stylistic REVIEW from the famed Times Critic. You can hear chapters about how "Chicago" won the Oscar during the war, and what similarities that films plot has to the the image selling of the war by the administration.
Rich knows about as much as a media critic would know about the Iraq war. If you have read three or four other books on the subject, you know more than that.
If you are reading the recent Fiasco, Against all Enemies, and Woodward's offerings on the subject, style without content seemed to be unnecessary within the Iraq War Genre.
I wasn't strict enough with my attempt. I needed it.
This is kinda salesy for their other products.
Nothing to say here, not much of a performance
No, it was written after its follow-up.
As a diabetic, this is a good diet for me. I think that audio is a good way to take in a diet book. Just sit and listen, easier even when you don't really want to.
It is not called that when you download it.
A few low-level CO-authors of text books (not on writing) and other insurance industry technical work. They do not shed any insight into what an aspiring author like myself was looking for. NOT AT ALL Exciting.
You are in trouble if you turn to an author of a text book on re-insurance for your excitement inducing content.
The author merely ties together material from interviews and 30,000 pages of declassified documents. He does this quite well. As a longtime Petagon coresondent, he had access. Any good writer who made the commitment to read and write about those 30,000 pages would have been interesting. This guy knew the names of the generals and even colonels and lower in the docs; for every interesting tidbit in them, he has an interview to expand on it.
He puts the whole thing together well from what you can tell was more than a pile of info.
Jerry Lewis has had a great career financially. But he was the biggest thing in showbix with Dino, and known as a B-movie stooge afterwards. Those days ended 49 yeas ago, but Jerry longs for them.
At times it seems that his cronological narrative has little to talk about. Then he can dig into retelling Dino inspecting his (Jerry's) itchy crotch to find crabs (seriously).
90% of the book is about their years together 1946-56 so there is not a lot about the stuff that most big fans of Dean's are fans of his because of. As a huge fan of Dean's, I like the backstory. If you are old enough, you will hear great stories of the Martin and Lewis years. But if you want to go the the video store and see them now, ....sorry. It is clear that their magic was in nightclub performance, which made them so famous that they got to make a bunch of mediocre movies. Those movies are what you will rent, not the real magic.
It is interesting to hear this in his voice. He, really personalizes the experience.
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