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  • Americanized

  • Rebel Without a Green Card
  • By: Sara Saedi
  • Narrated by: Lameece Issaq
  • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

At 13, bright-eyed straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: She was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn't learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an after-school job but couldn't because she didn't have a Social Security number. Fear of deportation kept Sara up at night, but it didn't keep her from being a teenager.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Corny Cheesy

  • By Mina00 on 09-06-18

Growing up American as an undocumented alien

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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: 07-03-18

Thank you, Sara Saedi, for giving a human face to many highly politically charged hot button immigration issues.

  • Wizard

  • The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius
  • By: Marc J. Seifer
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,975
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,681
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,658

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Based on original material and previously unavailable documents, this acclaimed book is the definitive biography of the man considered by many to be the founding father of modern electrical technology.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Well researched book; a bit overwhelming

  • By Robert on 05-18-13

A fascinating look at an enigmatic individual

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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: 06-27-17

Listening to this book makes me want to learn more about Tesla's inventions and ideas.

  • The Creature from Jekyll Island

  • A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
  • By: G. Edward Griffin
  • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
  • Length: 24 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,060
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,871
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,885

This classic expose of the Fed has become one of the best-selling books in its category of all time. Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magician's secrets are unveiled. Here is a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, the pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A boring subject? Just wait. You'll be hooked in five minutes. It reads like a detective story - which it really is, but it's all true.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting novel. Oh and it's economic history.

  • By Stephen on 08-31-13

If half of this is true, we're all in deep trouble

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

Reviewed: 07-11-15

I've listened to this history of money twice so far. Concept rich if somewhat frightening.

  • Bankruptcy of Our Nation

  • Revised and Expanded
  • By: Jerry Robinson
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

It's no secret that the U.S. national debt is in the tens of trillions. But did you know that America also has future unfunded obligations of over $118 trillion? Unfortunately, America's politicians have no plan to solve our mounting fiscal and monetary crisis. But you don't have to watch this unfold in fear of your financial future. The time for debate is over... It's time to prepare!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • THE COMPLEX MADE SIMPLE - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  • By Theo Tsourdalakis on 06-16-15

Broad perspective on our financial situation

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-15

Good stuff on money, finance, and macroeconomics. Didn't care for his religious perspectives though.