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Emily Willis

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  • One Woman's Journey Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback
  • By: Robyn Davidson
  • Narrated by: Angie Milliken
  • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 576
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 531

Robyn Davidson made the perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea, with only four camels and a dog for company. Enduring sweltering heat, fending off poisonous snakes and lecherous men, chasing her camels when they get skittish and nursing them when they are injured, Davidson emerges as an extraordinarily courageous heroine driven by a love of Australia's landscape, an empathy for its indigenous people, and a willingness to cast away the trappings of her former identity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Australian Desert Adventure

  • By Sara on 03-23-16

Life Changing

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Reviewed: 01-29-18

It was like she knew me. The easy writing made the book almost conversational and at the end it was like saying goodbye to a dear friend. An incredible journey and one that can help each of us dream of our own potential which is not so different.

  • The Theater of War

  • What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today
  • By: Bryan Doerries
  • Narrated by: Adam Driver
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 395

This compassionate, personal, and illuminating work of nonfiction draws on the author's celebrated work as a director of socially conscious theater to connect listeners with the power of an ancient artistic tradition. For years Bryan Doerries has been producing ancient tragedies for current and returned servicemen and women, addicts, tornado and hurricane victims, and a wide range of other at-risk people in society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Breathtaking

  • By Emily Willis on 01-05-18

Breathtaking

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Reviewed: 01-05-18

I couldn't put it down. To be honest, I first got the book because I adore Adam Drivers' voice and the content sounded interesting enough. But I was humbled and amazed by the content, the honesty and humanity of the book touched me in ways I didn't expect or know I needed. I am very grateful for this book.

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