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  • Love, Lucy

  • By: Lucille Ball
  • Narrated by: Lucie Arnaz
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,068
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,063

Love, Lucy is the valentine Lucille Ball left for her fans—a warm, wise, and witty memoir written by Lucy herself. The legendary star of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy was at the pinnacle of her success when she sat down to record the story of her life. No comedienne had made America laugh so hard, no television actress had made the leap from radio and B movies to become one of the world’s best-loved performers. This is her story—in her own words. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-06-18

Brilliant

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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: 01-14-19

An insight into an unseen part of her life. Thank you for sharing her story.

  • Sally Field

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
  • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
  • Narrated by: Sally Field
  • Length: 11 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her autobiography, In Pieces, is two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Field. One of the most enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has portrayed a variety of iconic roles on both the large and small screen. From her early roles in sitcoms and films such as Sybil and Gidget to her award-winning performances in Lincoln, Hello, My Name Is Doris and ER, Field has remained a celebrated figure and activist. Her new memoir, In Pieces, was published in September 2018. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Interview with Sally Field was a bore.

  • By Dorothy on 02-15-19

Great Interview

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

Reviewed: 01-10-19

I wish it had been longer, but I still enjoyed it. I wish it could have gone deeper and that the interviewer had not been so cavalier and superficial in his questioning.

  • In Pieces

  • By: Sally Field
  • Narrated by: Sally Field
  • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,492
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,186

In this intimate, haunting, literary memoir read by the author, an American icon tells her story for the first time, in her own gorgeous words - about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting Life Story of Sally Field's

  • By Doris Anna Wright on 09-20-18

Loved it!

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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: 01-10-19

Eye opening reminder that noone knows what goes on behind closed doors. Thanks Ms. Field

  • This Time Together

  • Laughter and Reflection
  • By: Carol Burnett
  • Narrated by: Carol Burnett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,830
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,389

Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won 25 Emmys in its remarkable 11-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do not listen while driving

  • By Robin on 08-12-10

Wonderful Story

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

Reviewed: 10-19-17

This is a wonderful story, funny and sad, but mostly endearing. Thank you Ms. Burnett for sharing your story.

  • Home

  • A Memoir of My Early Years
  • By: Julie Andrews
  • Narrated by: Julie Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 530
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 527

Since her first appearance on screen in Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews has played a series of memorable roles that have endeared her to generations. But she has never told the story of her life before fame. Until now.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Road to Fame, Dame Julie style

  • By Christopher on 04-08-08

Wonderful Story

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

Reviewed: 10-18-17

Julie Andrews story is a wonderful story of her life. Her voice is soft and soothing and made her story easy to listen to.
Thank you Ms. Andrews for sharing.

  • Dream More

  • Celebrate the Dreamer in You
  • By: Dolly Parton
  • Narrated by: Dolly Parton
  • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199

The legendary Dolly Parton shares for the first time her deeply held philosophy of life and her heartfelt hopes for everyone. Based on the hugely popular commencement speech Dolly Parton gave at the University of Tennessee that became a sensation, Dream More is a deeper and richer exploration of the personal philosophy she has forged over the course of her astonishing career as a singer, songwriter, performer, and philanthropist. Using her speech as a jumping-off point, Parton explores the four great hopes she urges us to embrace: Dream more, learn more, care more, and be more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dolly Does It Again!!!

  • By Rich Holland on 12-04-12

Uplifting

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

Reviewed: 10-13-17

This book reminded me of a lot that I had forgotten. Thank you Dolly for your words of encouragement and light.

  • Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

  • A Novel
  • By: Fannie Flagg
  • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,660
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,490
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,489

Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Here is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age. The tale she tells is also of two women - of the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth - who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle Stop, Alabama, a Southern kind of Cafe Wobegon offering good barbecue and good coffee and all kinds of love and laughter, even an occasional murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Curious What was Left Out of the Movie

  • By Scott on 04-21-12

Different from the Movie

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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: 10-13-17

I loved the book, tho it was only similar in parts to the movie, I enjoyed the details and trying to figure out where things were different and alike.

  • Take Me Home

  • An Autobiography
  • By: John Denver
  • Narrated by: John Denver
  • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122

In a career that spanned decades, John Denver earned international acclaim as a singer, songwriter, actor, and environmental activist. Songs like "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Rocky Mountain High", and "Annie's Song" have entered the canon of universal anthems, but at his start John Denver was a young man with little more than a fine voice, a guitar, and a dream. Growing up in a conservative military family, he was not expected to drop out of college and head to Los Angeles, where the music scene was flourishing. Nor was he expected to succeed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved hearing John Denver telling his story

  • By Brenda M. on 02-03-17

A story I never knew...

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

Reviewed: 04-13-16

I have always loved John , but never knew much about him. This was a Wonderful insight into to him. I miss him and his music. I will forever be a fan.

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  • Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

  • By: Loretta Lynn, George Vecsey
  • Narrated by: Sissy Spacek
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music. Here we see the determination and talent that led to her trailblazing career and made her the first woman to be named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association and the first woman to receive a gold record in country music.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Easy Listen

  • By Patti smith on 03-29-16

Easy Listen

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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: 03-29-16

Sissy Specek makes this an eas boik to listen to and follow the story. Hope you enjoy it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful