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Ann

Lawrence, KS, United States | Member Since 2008

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  • 1776

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By David McCullough
    • Narrated By David McCullough
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4250)
    Performance
    (1479)
    Story
    (1485)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: If you ever thought history was boring, David McCullough’s performance of his fascinating book will change your mind. In this stirring audiobook, McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success.

    Shawn says: "Great Book"
    "Felt like I was there"
    Overall

    As a new listener to audio books-I thorougly enjoyed listening to 1776.David McCullough is a wonderful storyteller and writer.Felt like I was there amidst the struggles,battles and the eventual amazing victory of winning Americas' Independence from England. I had not realized how much the odds were against us with Englands mighty military strength. I have gained a new respect for Washington and the others who went before us to fight for and win our freedom against great odds-a lesson for today.
    Hard to stop listening when other duties arose-such as work! A must listen!

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • Experiencing the Cross: Your Greatest Opportunity for Victory Over Sin

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Henry Blackaby
    • Narrated By Wayne Shepherd
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (41)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    Although the cross is God's decisive deed in human history, the full meaning of it is far too much for a mere human mind to grasp. But through Henry Blackaby's careful examination, the cross becomes not a doctrine, but an experience. You'll be overwhelmed with the utter significance of Christ's death, leading you to a stronger sense of God's power in your daily life.

    John says: "A must read"
    "Must Listen"
    Overall

    Very encouraging for the Christian sojourner -it was not too
    long and plan to listen to it often and perhaps even get the printed version..

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity: A Memoir

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Bill O'Reilly
    • Narrated By Bill O'Reilly
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (561)
    Performance
    (143)
    Story
    (144)

    One day in 1957, in the third-grade classroom of St. Brigid's parochial school, an exasperated Sister Mary Lurana bent over a restless young William O'Reilly and said, "William, you are a bold, fresh piece of humanity." Little did she know that she was, early in his career as a troublemaker, defining the essence of Bill O'Reilly and providing him with the title of his brash and entertaining issues-based memoir.

    James says: "Avid Reader Explains Bold Fresh is a must Listen"
    "Very engaging"
    Overall

    I loved this book. I listened to it while commuting and during my walking breaks-always hated to have to wait until the next time. Mr O'Reilly narrates his book himself which makes it even better. I also grew up Catholic so could relate to Mr. O's early years.He has some really funny stories as well about his growing up years.Also there is a lot of good advise for the young and aspiring individual in whatever endeavor they are pursuing.
    A truly delightful book-you won't regret purchasing this and it wasn't so long that it took an extended time to get through it. Loved it!!

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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