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Maria

SEGUIN, TX, United States | Member Since 2012

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  • Sycamore Row

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By John Grisham
    • Narrated By Michael Beck
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (9469)
    Performance
    (8531)
    Story
    (8539)

    Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten, will. It is an act that drags his adult children, his black maid, and Jake into a conflict as riveting and dramatic as the murder trial that made Brigance one of Ford County's most notorious citizens, just three years earlier. The second will raises far more questions than it answers. Why would Hubbard leave nearly all of his fortune to his maid? Had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his ability to think clearly?

    Brock says: "Grisham at his best (again)"
    "Sycamore Row"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    Glad I used a credit here. It was a great performance of a great story. I couldn't stop listening.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Salinger

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By David Shields, Shane Salerno
    • Narrated By Peter Friedman, January LaVoy, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (75)
    Performance
    (69)
    Story
    (69)

    Shields and Salerno illuminate most brightly the last 56 years of Salinger’s life: a period that, until now, had remained completely dark to biographers. Provided unprecedented access to diaries, letters, legal records, and secret documents, listeners will feel they have, for the first time, gotten beyond Salinger’s meticulously built-up wall. The result is the definitive portrait of one of the most fascinating figures of the 20th century.

    Melinda says: "Ingenious novel or biography? Hard to tell...."
    "Don't bother"
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    This was just bad. The entire book is in diary entry format from several perspectives, all over the place with regard to timeline, and just a bore. I love biographies and would have, perhaps, had a better experience with a hard copy but in audio I struggled to finish it. Save your credit.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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