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  • Born Survivors

  • Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope
  • By: Wendy Holden
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 389

Eastern Europe, 1944: Three women believe they are pregnant, but are torn from their husbands before they can be certain. Rachel is sent to Auschwitz, unaware that her husband has been shot. Priska and her husband travel there together, but are immediately separated. Also at Auschwitz, Anka hopes in vain to be reunited with her husband. With the rest of their families gassed, these young wives are determined to hold on to all they have left-their lives, and those of their unborn babies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just an incredible story!

  • By PCF on 06-03-17

A beautifully told story

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

Reviewed: 05-25-17

On such a difficult topic I thought this was beautifully told. It's like I knew the people personally. Very moving and a must listen.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • God Said,'Ha!'

  • By: Julia Sweeney
  • Narrated by: Julia Sweeney
  • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192

In one year Julia Sweeney got a divorce (amicable), bought a small bungalow in Hollywood, and looked forward to a life that said, "Here dwells a happily single young woman!" But then the axe fell. Her younger brother, Mike, was diagnosed with terminal cancer and moved in with her. Her parents came to be with Mike and moved in with her, too. Julia was now on seriously intimate terms with the people she had spent half a lifetime growing up away from.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Resonated Big Time

  • By Haley on 09-15-08

Great listen

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-13-08

Hi entertaining and easy to listen to.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Crashing Through

  • The Extraordinary True Story of the Man Who Dared to See
  • By: Robert Kurson
  • Narrated by: Doug Ordunio
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 484
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226

Blinded at age three, Mike May defied expectations by breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. He had never yearned for vision. Then, in 1999, a chance encounter brought startling news: a revolutionary stem-cell transplant surgery could restore May's vision.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding!

  • By K. R. Phillips on 06-27-07

Interesting listening

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-19-07

This book was well sritten and narrated. It was easy to listen to and absorbing. A great story of ones courage.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful