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Jordan

AUSTIN, TX, United States | Member Since 2008

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  • Self-Reliance

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 1 min)
    • By Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Narrated By Peter Johnson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Jordan says: "DO NOT BUY"
    "DO NOT BUY"
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    I wrote a review for this title when I was in college. The audible preview plays the Richard Wulf version, but when you actually download the file, Audible gives you the Peter Johnson reading which totally sucks. It's awful. I've contacted Audible several times to restore the Richard Wulf version and they don't do anything. Lately, they don't even respond to my emails, but that's another story, I guess.

    If you can find the Richard Wulf version, I recommend it. His reading is sensitive to the content. All of his pauses and inflections help with comprehending Emerson's sometimes lengthy sentences. The Peter Johnson reading version sounds like a robot and is more of a barrier than a help.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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