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  • 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 101,934
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 94,432
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 93,996

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
  • I started with very high expectations, got bored multiple times during the story

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-16-18

A powerful book

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

Reviewed: 01-12-17

Trevor Noah brings apartheid to life in broad strokes and nuances, and he tells his stories with a humor, insight and sensitivity that draws the reader closer. I laughed with him in his triumphs and cried with his pain. This is a book that will stay with me for a very long time.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Goodbye to Shy

  • For the Bashful in all of Us
  • By: Leil Lowndes
  • Narrated by: Leil Lowndes
  • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 20

Shyness is a curse. Shyness makes you feel like an unwanted guest in everyone else's world. Well-meaning friends and family say, "C'mon, just force yourself to go to the party...ask her for a date...talk to him...request a raise...speak up in the meeting."

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Maurice on 06-07-07

Great book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-08

This book is full of helpful hints and helps me to see shyness in a way that never occured to me before. Thanks so much.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

  • By: L. Frank Baum
  • Narrated by: Anna Fields
  • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 81
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

This, the complete and unabridged original tale that provided us with the best-loved classic movie, stands on its own as a great modern fairy tale. Dorothy, her dog, Toto, and her companions, the Tin Woodsman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion, are characters who endure in the hearts of children and adults alike. Join them on their enchanting journey as they follow the Yellow Brick Road in search of the wonderful Wizard in the enchanted Emerald City.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wondrous reading of great classic!

  • By Gary on 06-03-05

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-02-07

My kids have played this book over and over. I took a chance, purchasing a classic, and I am so glad I did!