Robert Jordan
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Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leaf cluster, and two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting.

Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of Time(R), one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad.

Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.

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    • The Eye of the World

    • Book One of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 29 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32,964
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27,428
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27,444

    Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers and listeners around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters. Now, this beloved series is in development for TV!....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Your first step down a very long and winding road.

    • By Lore on 06-29-12

    Regular price: $41.97

    • The Great Hunt

    • Book Two of The Wheel Of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 26 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,393
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18,449
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,459

    The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Even better than the first!

    • By So Fain on 04-24-10

    Regular price: $47.93

    • The Dragon Reborn

    • Book Three of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,433
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15,147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,145

    The Wheel of Time returns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good not Great

    • By Bruce on 07-26-11

    Regular price: $47.93

    • The Shadow Rising

    • Book Four of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 41 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,538
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13,476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,513

    The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out in The Shadow Rising, book four of the Wheel of Time, as The Shadow is rising to cover humankind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The BEST of the Wheel of Time

    • By Mica on 04-27-08

    Regular price: $71.93

    • The Fires of Heaven

    • Book Five of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 36 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,385
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11,695
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,721

    In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times best seller The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The fires of Heaven

    • By Jeff on 05-28-05

    Regular price: $59.93

    • Lord of Chaos

    • Book Six of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 41 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,046
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15,015
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,991

    In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times best seller The Fires of Heaven, we plunge again into Robert Jordan's extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally here!

    • By Elias on 08-14-05

    Regular price: $71.93

    • A Crown of Swords

    • Book Seven of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 30 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,479
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13,683
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,665

    In this volume, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever closer to the bowl ter'angreal that may reverse the world's endless heat wave and restore natural weather....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid performance, and a good book.

    • By D. Jenne on 11-30-12

    Regular price: $55.93

    • Path of Daggers

    • Book Eight of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 23 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,332
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11,522
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,511

    Egwene is determined to unseat the usurper Elaida and reunite the Aes Sedai. She does not yet understand the price that others - and she herself - will pay....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It was okay.

    • By A. R. Ward on 05-14-15

    Regular price: $55.93

    • Winter's Heart

    • Wheel of Time, Book 9
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,348
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10,248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,255

    Millions of Robert Jordan fans will rejoice at the release of the ninth book in the phenomenally best-selling series The Wheel of Time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It is fixed!

    • By Trevor MacFall on 02-03-18

    Regular price: $48.99

    • Knife of Dreams

    • Book Eleven of The Wheel of Time
    • By: Robert Jordan
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
    • Length: 32 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,406
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,098
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,125

    The winds of time have become a storm, and things that everyone believes are fixed in place forever are changing before their eyes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Getting us there!

    • By Natasha on 10-24-05

    Regular price: $55.93

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