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  • The Point of It All

  • A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors
  • By: Charles Krauthammer, Daniel Krauthammer - editor
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb, Daniel Krauthammer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 486
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 438
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 433

Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, The Point of It All is an intimate collection of the influential columnist’s most important works. Spanning the personal, political, and philosophical - including never-before-published speeches and a major new essay about the effect of today’s populist movements on the future of global democracy - this is the most profound work yet by the legendary writer and thinker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By robert on 12-11-18

A worthy work.

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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: 12-21-18

Educational...and a touching tribute of love by a son. Is intellect a gift? Yes. Developing the gift is a choice.

  • Meet Frank Sinatra

  • Inspirational Stories
  • By: Charles Margerison
  • Narrated by: uncredited
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 2

Meet Frank Sinatra and discover the real life story of this much-loved American musician. Born to Italian immigrants, you'll travel with Sinatra through his rough and tumble childhood. Discover how he began singing for tips, when only eight years of age. Later, he joined The Three Flashes, which would then become the Hoboken Four, which in turn would catapult him to international fame.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Decent, but too brief.

  • By Seth Andrews 358 on 11-14-18

Decent, but too brief.

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

So short. ugh. Still, good performance. Didn't seem dated, but left us wanting for more.

  • Heart Disease

  • Treating Heart Disease - Preventing Heart Disease
  • By: Ace McCloud
  • Narrated by: Joshua Mackey
  • Length: 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

Heart disease is a serious problem affecting millions of people around the world! Would you like to be doing things that will help keep your heart healthy and strong for many years to come? If so, be sure to check out this book - it clearly explains everything you need to know about heart health! Find out what you can do naturally and inexpensively to keep your heart healthy and strong!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great advice for a strong and healthy heart.

  • By Blaine Hart on 10-20-16

No, no, no. Just touches subject & worse.

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

Keeps trying to sell other works, offers only Mediterranean food option, not Japanese, which results in similar longevity. Too much into alternative medicine and simply not deep enough to be useful enough...

  • Autobiography

  • By: Morrissey
  • Narrated by: David Morrissey
  • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 220

Autobiography covers Morrissey's life from his birth until the present day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Morrissey by Morrissey read by (David) Morrissey

  • By Miles Johnson on 12-05-13

As smooth as silk. A written masterpiece.

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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: 11-10-18

The most beautiful book I've listened to, complimented by excellence from the voice reading it to us. i am enlightened and yet crave for more.

My criticisms are minor. He is especially hard on overweight people, yet he is no hypocrite. He seeks and appreciates his idea of perfection and isn't above pointing out where even he falls short. He is briefly political, yet he doesn't dwell long on politics and we really just better understand his perspective.

After this work, I am as much a fan as I was when his music reached out to southe my soul long ago. Some call his work dark, yet it was like a candle in the darkness to my once lost soul...

  • Killing the SS

  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard - contributor
  • Narrated by: Bill O'Reilly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,960
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,940

As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were soon caught, including the notorious SS leader Heinrich Himmler. Others, however, evaded capture through a sophisticated Nazi organization designed to hide them. Among them were Josef Mengele, the “Angel of Death” who performed hideous medical experiments at Auschwitz; Martin Bormann, Hitler’s brutal personal secretary; Klaus Barbie, the cruel "Butcher of Lyon"; and perhaps the most awful Nazi of all: Adolf Eichmann.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Interesting and Detailed

  • By Nay717 on 12-07-18

Disappointing.

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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-10-18

As I am finishing up, Killing The SS, unlike Killing Reagan; which was educational and engaging, this new book was rather sad. While light shone upon the absolute depraved darkness of the axis of evil during WWII is important, so that we never again return to those inky black times, I didn't like how the book seemed to champion the law breaking that went on by Nazi hunters. It reminds me of the saying, two wrongs do not make a right. It was disappointing that Israel, of which I am a supporter, claims the argument against breaking laws in the pursuit of former Nazi SS by Nazi hunters is antisemitic. Perhaps, an atrocity so enormous as to create the word, genocide, causes some sort of exception to the two wrongs do not create a right rule, but I just wasn't taught that there were exceptions. The tragedy of the extermination of millions of people is an indelible stain on the history of humanity. The level of tragedy is simply epic in scope. I mourn for what has been stolen from our world. I simply didn't like the focus or sense of justification that was being presented in this book. We must never become monsters because of monsters.

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  • Killing Reagan

  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff, Bill O'Reilly
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,603
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,871
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,865

Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman's bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable - or so it seemed. But Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face. Could he silently overcome his traumatic experience while at the same time carrying out the duties of the most powerful man in the world?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ronnie Rat

  • By Jim on 11-02-15

I was happily surprised at how much I learned.

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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: 09-22-18

I would stop it along the way to research something interesting I'd heard, most excellent.

  • Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

  • Life After Losing 100 Pounds
  • By: Fred Lechuga
  • Narrated by: Richard Rieman
  • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 1

How long have you struggled with weight loss? How much money have you spent on books and exercise gadgets and have walked away disappointed? How many times have you heard about the newest diet and how this will help you lose weight once and for all? You are not alone, thousands of people can relate to this situation.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • One person's trip to weight loss and better health

  • By Seth Andrews 358 on 09-11-18

One person's trip to weight loss and better health

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1 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-11-18

The best thing I picked up here was the use of tech to aid me on my own path. the suggestion of which phone application was one people seem to often know about and appreciate.

  • The Age of Obama

  • By: Charles Krauthammer
  • Narrated by: Charles Krauthammer
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 51

In these five new essays, Krauthammer offers a critique of the Obama administration: its failed and ambivalent foreign policy, the lawlessness of its rule by executive order, and an air of detachment that has turned this into "an observer presidency".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exceptional

  • By barbara on 07-16-15

a clear observation of a disastrous presidency.

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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: 06-28-18

The author presents an educated and organized set of arguments. These obliterate arguments in support of the competency of leadership by President Obama.

  • The Royals

  • By: Kitty Kelley
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
  • Length: 20 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 193

They are the most chronicled family on the face of the globe. Their every move attracts headlines. Scores of books have tried and failed to penetrate the royal facade. Now Kitty Kelley has gone behind palace walls to provide the first three-dimensional, comprehensive, and evenhanded portrait of the men and women who make up the British Royal family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ties the Tin Can On Them

  • By Laurie on 11-07-17

Seems mean spirited.

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

Reviewed: 05-13-18

This book makes money by failing to show respect for the privacy of the monarchy and seems even go beyond this. I think there is a way to educate without making the reader being made to feel sorry for the subject of the book, due to the invasive airing of dirty laundry by the writer.

  • Christian Dior

  • The Man Who Made the World Look New
  • By: Marie-France Pochna
  • Narrated by: Nadia May
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

Christian Dior's career, a veritable fairy tale, is set in a rich tapestry of Paris cultural life before, during, and after the war. Much of Dior's daily inspiration emanated from the world of the intellectual and artistic elite, in which he moved with such people as Erik Satie, Francis Poulenc, Henry Sauguet, Jean Cocteau, and Raoul Dufy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved it!

  • By Ga80 on 11-08-17

excellent read.

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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: 04-22-18

I really enjoyed the historical aspect of this, a bonus. The research was excellent. Job well done.