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  • A Column of Fire

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 30 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,340
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,706
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,676

In 1558 the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, high principles clash bloodily with friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious divide sweeping across the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Europe turns against England.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Follett is a Master Storyteller

  • By Charles Atkinson on 10-11-17

John Lee is the best!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-27-17

Great story, most of the big events did happen and you end up learning a little history. Awesome book.

  • Alice Cooper, Golf Monster

  • A Rock 'n' Roller's 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addict
  • By: Alice Cooper, Keith, Kent Zimmerman
  • Narrated by: Alice Cooper
  • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

The man who invented shock rock tells the amazing and, yeah, shocking story of how he slayed his thirsty demons with a golf club. It started one day when Cooper was watching a Star Trek rerun between concerts, bored and drunk on a quart-of-whiskey-a-day habit. A friend dragged the rocker out of his room and suggested a round of golf. Cooper has been a self-confessed golf addict ever since.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty Good, Even Though it is Abridged

  • By Anonymous User on 02-10-18

Entertaining

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-17

It was very entertaining. Not much more to it but easy listening. Pleased with it

  • The Greatest Game Ever Played

  • Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf
  • By: Mark Frost
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 17 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 202

Francis Ouimet and Harry Vardon came from different worlds and different generations, but their passion for golf set them on parallel paths that would collide in the greatest match their sport had ever known.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By Warren on 11-02-15

Great storytelling of a great era in golf.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-16

Awesome story, great performance and good pace. Anyone who plays golf will love it. Buy it

  • Slaying the Tiger

  • A Year Inside the Ropes on the New PGA Tour
  • By: Shane Ryan
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 115
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 106

For more than a decade, golf was dominated by one galvanizing figure: Eldrick "Tiger" Woods. But as his star has fallen, a new, ambitious generation has stepped up to claim the crown. Once the domain of veterans, golf saw a youth revolution in 2014. In Slaying the Tiger, Shane Ryan introduces us to the volatile, colorful crop of heirs apparent who are storming the barricades of this traditionally old-fashioned sport.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • OK stories, very bad presentation.

  • By Chad Gonzalez on 06-12-18

Good info, very annoying narration

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-16

The guy kept calling Rory "Roy". But the story is very good and informative

  • The Power of Habit

  • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • By: Charles Duhigg
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,369
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,572
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,393

At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice! A guide on how to change

  • By Mehra on 04-22-12

Good read

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-05-15

I liked hearing the stories and evidence of how powerful habits can be. But most of all I like how it reminded me of how I have the power to change. It's all up to me.

  • Moneyball

  • The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
  • By: Michael Lewis
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,221
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,804
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,816

Moneyball reveals a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • No need to be a baseball fan

  • By Sarah Dumoulin on 02-07-12

Awesome

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-22-15

Best book so far in overall performance, I loved the pace, topic and the way it was written.

  • The Grand Slam

  • Bobby Jones, America, and the Story of Golf
  • By: Mark Frost
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 19 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166

In the wake of the stock-market crash and the dawn of the Great Depression, a ray of light emerged from the world of sports. In the summer of 1930, Bobby Jones, a 28-year-old amateur golfer, mounted a campaign against the record books. In four months, this natural, self-taught player conquered the British Amateur Championship, the British Open, the United States Open, and finally the United States Amateur Championship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A grand man.

  • By Fletch on 03-07-07

Awesome

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-09-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes. Great man, good story and a lot of insight into US history in those days.

What did you like best about this story?

To learn about golf's greatest

Which scene was your favorite?

His speech at St. Andrews when he returns

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Probably

  • Who's Your Caddy?

  • Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf
  • By: Rick Reilly
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

Rick Reilly has been a senior sports writer for Sports Illustrated for the past 17 years, and has been named "Sports Writer of The Year" seven times. Now, he pokes his nose into the world of golf. How does he do it? By caddying ("looping") for top players, celebrities, and some really bad run-of-the-mill golfers, Reilly gains insight into the minds of golfers, their winning or less-than-winning ways, and what they actually mutter when they're in the middle of play.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Friggin' Hilarious!!!

  • By Patrick on 08-05-05

Awesome stories, specially the one about Trump.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-09-14

Great listen, this is my third time listening to it. Great performance by the reader.