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Long Beach, CA, USA
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  • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

  • By: David Wroblewski
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 21 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,119
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,000
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,005

Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents and an unusual breed of dogs on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. But when tragedy strikes the Sawtelle family, Edgar flees to the surrounding wilderness. He comes of age in the wild, fighting for his survival and that of the three yearling dogs who follow him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Just OK

  • By Ella on 10-22-08

Unexpected and Absolutely Fascinating

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-08

One of the best books I have listened to in a long time. The plot was fascinating you were never quite sure where it was going to take you. The ending was totally unexpected.

  • Cold Hit

  • By: Stephen J. Cannell
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148

Shane Scully and his partner are assigned to the case of "the Fingertip Killer", a serial murderer preying on homeless veterans in Los Angeles. Every two weeks he strikes: he beats his victims, then shoots them in the back of the head. Once they're dead, he cuts off their fingertips, closes their eyes, and tosses them in the river.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Above average detective thriller

  • By Jerret on 08-21-05

Fast Paced and Surprising

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-30-05

Very timely, vividly showing how the Patriot Act can affect even policemen in their day to day jobs. The reader is excellent well modulated and articulate. The plot is a good one with enough twists for everybody.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Too Dead to Swing

  • By: Hal Glatzer
  • Narrated by: Susan Egan, full cast
  • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

It's 1940, and musician Katy Green finds out how tough the road can be when she joins the Ultra Belles, a female swing band on tour in California. From the moment the band kicks off the set, you're caught in the rhythm of the music, and murder on the move.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too Dead to Swing

  • By Judith on 03-22-03

Too Dead to Swing

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-22-03

This book is more like an old time radio show with different players and great music. The plot was good like an old mystery series with a twist at the end.

12 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • I Don't Know How She Does It

  • The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother
  • By: Allison Pearson
  • Narrated by: Emma Fielding
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 59

The surprise hit of the year, Allison Pearson's debut novel is garnering critical and fan raves. Publishers Weekly calls I Don't Know How She Does It "delightfully fast moving...with dozens of laugh-aloud moments and many tenderly touching ones," and Booklist applauds this "compelling manifesto on the plight of working mothers that manages to be both angry and funny."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Don't Know How She Does It

  • By Charles Loveridge on 03-12-03

I Don't Know How She Does It

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-22-03

Very funny, witty, and appropriate to today's career moms. The reader is excellent. It keeps you longing for more.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful