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  • The Amateur Marriage: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Anne Tyler
    • Narrated By Blair Brown
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (110)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    They seemed like the perfect couple: young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment Pauline, a stranger to the Polish Eastern Avenue neighborhood of Baltimore (though she lived only twenty minutes away), walked into his mother's grocery store, Michael was smitten. And in the heat of World War II fervor, they are propelled into a hasty wedding. But they never should have married.

    Lisa says: "Disappointing"
    "Depressing and Frustrating"
    Overall

    Too many skipped years. Sad story without much of a redeeming value. You care for the characters, then all of a sudden 10 years go by. You care again and then a main character is suddenly written off. Frustrating. Too many skipped years and the overall story was just sad and depressing.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Bleachers

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By John Grisham
    • Narrated By John Grisham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (389)
    Performance
    (72)
    Story
    (72)

    High school all-American Neely Crenshaw was the best quarterback to play for the Messina Spartans. 15 years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury Coach Eddie Rake, the man who molded the Spartans into a football dynasty. Now, as Coach Rake's "boys" sit in the bleachers waiting for the dimming field lights to signal his passing, they replay the old games, relive the old glories, and try to decide once and for all whether they love Eddie Rake – or hate him.

    Patti says: "Great listen!"
    "Not Much Of A Story"
    Overall

    This really didn't have much 'meat' to it... I guess from the length (4hours) I should have guessed. Not his best work. I'd pass on it if I knew then what I know now.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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