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  • The Graveyard Book: Full-Cast Production

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman, Derek Jacobi, Robert Madge, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,116
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10,370
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,342

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from the man Jack - who has already killed Bod's family…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unique children's story... Loved it!

  • By shelley on 12-04-17

Underrated

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

Reviewed: 06-30-16

Hands down one of the best books out there. Underrated story. Underrated cast. Undeniably perfect.

  • Legend

  • A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines
  • By: Eric Blehm
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 849
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 782
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 785

In Legend, acclaimed best-selling author Eric Blehm takes as his canvas the Vietnam War as seen through a single mission that occurred on May 2, 1968. A 12-man Special Forces team had been covertly inserted into a small clearing in the jungles of neutral Cambodia - where US forces were forbidden to operate. Their objective, just miles over the Vietnam border, was to collect evidence that proved the North Vietnamese Army was using the Cambodian sanctuary as a major conduit for supplying troops and materiel to the south via the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must read!

  • By Jon on 08-09-15
  • Legend
  • A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines
  • By: Eric Blehm
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders

Perfection

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

Reviewed: 10-20-15

This is the story that deserves to be told about those who sacrificed too much in the Vietnam war. As a man not from that generation this story sheds light on the true heroism of those men and women involved in what has been painted to us in American history as a failure of a war showing us the truth.

  • The Only Thing Worth Dying For

  • How Eleven Green Berets Forged a New Afghanistan
  • By: Eric Blehm
  • Narrated by: P.J. Ochlan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,114
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,013
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009

The Only Thing Worth Dying For chronicles the most important mission in the early days of the Global War on Terror, when the men on the ground knew little about the enemy - and their commanders in Washington knew even less. With unprecedented access to surviving members of ODA 574, key war planners, and Karzai himself, award-winning author Eric Blehm cuts through the noise of politicians and high-level military officials to narrate, for the first time, a story of uncommon bravery and terrible sacrifice.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story about the rise of Karzai.

  • By jrrich on 12-24-12

A must read/listen

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

Reviewed: 10-20-15

Eric Blehm has written a captivating and masterful recount. He holds nothing back in the research and preparation of his story that stays true to the people and events as they truly happened. This is one story my kids won't read in the history books (if they still have those anymore) but will be told and passed on to them through me as a pivotal point in our America as we know it today.

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