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William Coppage

Greenville, MS
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  • Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Danny Robins
  • Narrated by: Danny Robins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,070
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9,167
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,151

This is the story of one of the greatest records ever made - Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - and its shocking and tragic aftermath. Join award-winning journalist Danny Robins on the 50th anniversary of the album as he takes you on a road trip back to 1968, a pivotal year in US history, to investigate the dramatic and unlikely friendship between Johnny Cash, American icon, and Glen Sherley, armed robber and Folsom inmate, and how that friendship was violently torn apart. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Tabloid Presentation

  • By Empressive on 02-02-19

Good “Journey” style listen

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

Reviewed: 02-24-19

I was surprised with this book. Good stuff. Great quick listen for cleaning a house.

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 116,137
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 107,507
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 106,990

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memoirists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disjointed stories without an overall narrative

  • By Frost on 04-04-19

Enlightening - Just a wonderful story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-30-18

This was all around a great story. Definitely some take away moments about life. Extremely enjoyable.

0 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Cherry

  • A Novel
  • By: Nico Walker
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 476

It's 2003, and as a college freshman in Cleveland, our narrator is adrift until he meets Emily. The two of them experience an instant, life-changing connection. But when he almost loses her, he chooses to make an indelible statement: He joins the army. The outcome will not be good for either of them. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • being an ex-junky is much cooler than being a junky

  • By K Sabatini on 09-02-18

Mashup of Jesus Son and Hurt Locker

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-25-18

I loved this book. From the 1st person pov to the gritty nature of language. I really enjoyed the description of basic training and military life.

  • How to Win Friends & Influence People

  • By: Dale Carnegie
  • Narrated by: Andrew MacMillan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46,834
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46,509

You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is well worth listening too! Main points are.

  • By Ralph on 10-21-11

I Understand Now

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

This was an amazing listen. I see why so many leaders have suggested this book. The use of small stories/examples make this easy to digest #Leadership #selfdiscovery #tagsgiving #sweepstakes

  • The Shining

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,659
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,124
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,121

Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote...and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it even more than the film!

  • By Bella on 01-23-14

Narrator is great.

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

No complaints at all. Great story from the Master of Horror. Awesome narrator. A great listen for October.

  • Farsighted

  • By: Steven Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Newbern, Steven Johnson - introduction
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 173

There's no one-size-fits-all model for the important decisions that can alter the course of a life, an organization, or a civilization. But Farsighted explains how we can approach these choices more effectively and how we can appreciate the subtle intelligence of choices that shaped our broader social history. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed it - Not what I was expecting

  • By William Coppage on 10-08-18

Enjoyed it - Not what I was expecting

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-08-18

I did enjoy this book. It wasn't what I thought. I thought it was going to be more "leadership" style narrative. i did really enjoy the use of the military references to show a point.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Deeper Blue

  • The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt (North Texas Lives of Musician Series)
  • By: Robert Earl Hardy
  • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

This is the first serious biography of a man widely considered one of Texas’ - and America’s - greatest songwriters. Like Jimmie Rodgers, Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Townes Van Zandt was the embodiment of that mythic American figure, the troubled troubadour.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • WELL-RESEARCHED ACCOUNT OF AN INTERESTING LIFE....

  • By Victoria Haugen on 08-05-18

I love Townes, but I can't take the narrator

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-02-18

I am almost half way through this book. I just can't take the narrator. He jumps in and out of accents that sounds ridiculous.


I am listening through my Amazon Dot, so i can't put it at a faster speed. Maybe that will make it better. I am hoping that I will update my review once completed with better feelings towards the book.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Elon Musk

  • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
  • By: Ashlee Vance
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,389
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,665
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,591

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs - a real-life Tony Stark - and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best of competence porn

  • By Tristan on 08-20-16

Great Insight

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

Reviewed: 10-02-18

I enjoyed this listen. The narrator did great. The biggest takeaway I got was to "fail fast" if you are going to fail. His work ethic mirrors strategic doing, rather than strategic planning.