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Southwick, MA, United States
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  • Wallace

  • The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport, Saved a Marriage, and Championed Pit Bulls - One Flying Disc at a Time
  • By: Jim Gorant
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Today, Wallace is a champion; but in the summer of 2005, he was living in a shelter, a refugee from a suspicious pit bull-breeding operation. Then Andrew “Roo” Yori entered the picture. A scientist and shelter volunteer, Roo could immediately see that Wallace was something special. While on his honeymoon, Roo learned that Wallace was about to be put down. Roo and his wife franticly fought to keep Wallace alive until they could return home to adopt him - even though they already had two dogs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Have Never Been so sad When a Book Ended.

  • By Leslie-Ann on 11-28-12
  • Wallace
  • The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport, Saved a Marriage, and Championed Pit Bulls - One Flying Disc at a Time
  • By: Jim Gorant
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette

AWESOME Book for anyone

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

Reviewed: 10-08-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I have spread the word about this book to everyone. As a Pit Bull advocate, I was so excited to listen to a true story of a positive nature concerning Pit Bulls. I love the breed and fight hard every day for them. EVERYONE should read this wonderful and true story of a win for the breed.

Which scene was your favorite?

it was all too good to pick any part as a favorite

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

it was just an awesome book throughout.

Any additional comments?

I would love to hear a story that would continue with the Yori's about Hector. I've met one of the other Vick dogs and the positive change in these dogs would be wonderful to listen to.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • War Horse

  • By: Michael Morpurgo
  • Narrated by: John Keating
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 916
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 789
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 780

In 1914, a beautiful foal with a distinctive cross on his nose is sold to the Army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western front. But his heart aches for Albert, the farmer's son he left behind. Will he ever see his true master again?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great idea for reluctant readers!

  • By Julie on 12-26-11

great book

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

Reviewed: 01-02-12

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

this was a wonderful book and I enjoyed it very much.

What was one of the most memorable moments of War Horse?

the last part when they got the horse home

Have you listened to any of John Keating’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

no

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I could have, but I don't have that kind of time.

Any additional comments?

Hope the movie is as good as the book

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Best Friends

  • The True Story of the World's Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary
  • By: Samantha Glen
  • Narrated by: Juliette Parker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

Discover a place where every animal is safe, loved, and allowed to live out its natural life. Here is the inspiring true story of Best Friends, an animal sanctuary a few dedicated people made happen, and thousands of furry and feathered friends have called home. Meet the residents, including Sinjin, the badly burned black cat and Sparkles, the broken-down packhorse. Meet their rescuers: a famous symphony conductor, a successful architect, veterinarians, and others.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A MUST Read

  • By Tracy on 07-15-11

A MUST Read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-11

I have never read a more heartwarming, honestly told story in my life. Makes me want to be in Utah helping these people. I found the people and the animals so wonderful and the hard work that the people had from the beginning and they never faltered. This is a must read for anyone who loves animals or contributes to any organization. I highly recommend it.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful