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  • The Wayward Bus

  • By: John Steinbeck, Gary Schamhorst - introduction
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

In his first novel to follow the publication of his enormous success, The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck's vision comes wonderfully to life in this imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling California's back roads, transporting the lost and the lonely, the good and the greedy, the stupid and the scheming, the beautiful and the vicious away from their shattered dreams and, possibly, toward the promise of the future. This edition features an introduction by Gary Scharnhorst.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Steinbeck always touches the heart, makes you feel

  • By Kelly on 05-08-17

Great literature

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

Reviewed: 10-19-18

If you are ready to go deep into people's minds and hearts, including hearing uncomfortable secrets, taboos, etc. - listen. The performance - perfect.

  • Avenger

  • By: Frederick Forsyth
  • Narrated by: Eric Conger
  • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 577
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251

Ricky Colenso travels to Bosnia to volunteer as an aid worker. A few weeks later, he disappears and is never heard from again. In the fog of that horrible place, the killer, too, has vanished. In a world that has forgotten right and wrong, there are few like Cal Dexter who can settle the score. And so, years later, a worldwide chase is on and Dexter begins to draw a net around the killer. But this time the CIA must find a way to stop Dexter before his quest for vengeance throws the world into chaos.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • MASTERFULL

  • By James on 11-03-03

Amazing story. I think I was there.

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

Reviewed: 05-09-17

I love history. This book helps me to better understand and appreciate what troops and some civilians must have gone through. If you hate war, love well written stories and want your sense of justice to be satisfied - listen this one. (Great voice too.)

  • The Winter of Our Discontent

  • By: John Steinbeck
  • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 916
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 821
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 826

In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “[R]esumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American".

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Memorable characters, great narration, POOR AUDIO

  • By Sam D. on 05-18-16

Funny, wise, great piece of literature.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-11-17

This is my favorite of Steinbeck's works. The narrator is great. The production would be perfect if one or two seconds of silence was left at the end of each chapter.

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  • Standing for Something

  • Ten Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes
  • By: Gordon B. Hinckley
  • Narrated by: George Grizzard
  • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 288
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 247

No nation can be greater than the strength of its individual homes or the virtue of its people. Sadly, many today would say ours is a nation in crisis. Families are splintering around us, our children are becoming alienated from their great cultural heritage, and our leaders seem increasingly out of touch. Yet, according to Gordon B. Hinckley, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one cannot lose hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A timeless book for an ailing world

  • By Ginger on 06-11-12

the best self improvement book on the market

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

Reviewed: 12-22-12

I have read many self improvement books, even started writing one myself. Standing for Something is definitely my most favorite one.