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Cathy

Statesville, NC, United States

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  • 2 purchased in 2014
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  • My Reading Life

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Pat Conroy
    • Narrated By Pat Conroy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (124)
    Performance
    (72)
    Story
    (72)

    Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is also a vora­cious reader. He has for years kept a notebook in which he notes words or phrases, just from a love of language. But read­ing for him is not simply a pleasure to be enjoyed in off-hours or a source of inspiration for his own writing. It would hardly be an exaggeration to claim that reading has saved his life, and if not his life then surely his sanity.

    Howard says: "Conroy shares his storytelling"
    "Some sparkles"
    Overall

    Mr. Conroy provides some moments that sparkle; most enjoyable were his moments of humor and honesty. I found the review of Gone with the Wind too lengthly. At the end he seemed to get caught in a net of melancholy metaphors; but overall I thank him for the insights. His voice told the story best.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Elegance of the Hedgehog

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Muriel Barbery
    • Narrated By Barbara Rosenblat, Cassandra Morris
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2035)
    Performance
    (1026)
    Story
    (1046)

    An enchanting New York Times and international best seller and award-winner about life, art, literature, philosophy, culture, class, privilege, and power, seen through the eyes of a 54-year-old French concierge and a precocious but troubled 12-year-old girl.

    Pyles says: "It surprised me"
    "Enchanting"
    Overall

    My commute was enriched by this humble concierge and her courage, philosophy and love of beauty.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Freedom: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Jonathan Franzen
    • Narrated By David LeDoux
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3436)
    Performance
    (1165)
    Story
    (1167)

    Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul - the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbor, who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter's dreams. Together with Walter - environmental lawyer, commuter cyclist, total family man - she was doing her small part to build a better world.

    Lawrence says: "Believe the Hype"
    "A waste of time"
    Overall

    I grew so weary of the whining of these feckless characters. The book is out of touch with reality; I fail to agree with praise and fanfare. In 20 years the protagonists never make a decision. I found the change of heart and values of the shallow usurping son to be unbelievable. I am a reader who always finishes a book, even a bad one, but I skipped ahead with this one.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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