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  • American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Craig Ferguson
    • Narrated By Craig Ferguson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1507)
    Performance
    (900)
    Story
    (898)

    In American on Purpose, Craig Ferguson delivers a moving and achingly funny memoir of living the American dream as he journeys from the mean streets of Glasgow, Scotland, to the comedic promised land of Hollywood. Along the way he stumbles through several attempts to make his mark - as a punk rock musician, a construction worker, a bouncer, and, tragically, a modern dancer.

    Diane says: "Unabashedly Honest"
    "Craig in his element. Sad,happy,funny,never boring"
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    I really enjoyed reading this book. I am also from Scotland and was interested to find out how he portrays his formative years. It is common knowledge that he LOVES America, but his thoughts of his homeland and the life that led to his becoming American is interesting, sad, funny and not in the least bit boring.... I have a feeling that there's a lot missing and he's taken pains not to be too derogatory toward his past,whilst telling of the ups and downs of 'regular' life 'back home'
    Craig has a nice style and sense of the ironic....it made for a very enjoyable listen

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Suspect

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Robert Crais
    • Narrated By MacLeod Andrews
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3640)
    Performance
    (3250)
    Story
    (3250)

    LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well, not since a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. The German shepherd survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before she lost her handler to an IED and sniper attack, and her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s. They are each other’s last chance.

    Jacqueline says: "Gripping Page Turner!!"
    "Did not want it to be finished"
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    I do not normally post reviews,however, this book just stopped me in my tracks. It is so compelling ,that I tried NOT to listen to it ,because I knew that I'd be sad that I'd finished it !!. I limited my listening to an hour per day ( but it was not easy !!!) great story,believable characters, and superb narration . Hope for more of this team. Thanks audible.

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