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  • I Have Lived a Thousand Years

  • Growing Up in the Holocaust
  • By: Livia Bitton-Jackson
  • Narrated by: Christine Williams
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 185

Imagine being a 13-year-old girl in love with boys, school, family - life itself. Then suddenly, in a matter of hours, your life is shattered by the arrival of a foreign army. This is the memoir of Elli Friedmann, who was 13 years old in March 1944, when the Nazis invaded Hungary. It describes her descent into the hell of Auschwitz, a concentration camp where, because of her golden braids, she was selected for work instead of extermination. In intimate, excruciating details she recounts what it was like.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Touching and Important Story - Terrible Audio Performance

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-03-16

Touching and Important Story - Terrible Audio Performance

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

Reviewed: 06-03-16

This is a truly well written personal account of life prior to and during the author's detention in multiple concentration camps. Imagine being a preteen and watching your entire world crumble. Her survival is nothing short of a miracle.

The only issue was the off-putting audio performance.

The actress' voice is nice but her "dramatic" tone comes off as "melodramatic". I did not think that was possible for such a serious topic but that is the only way I can describe it. Unfortunately she leans heavily on this tone throughout the entire recording. I do not understand why they chose this style because the words have enough impact on their own so the "dinner show theater" flair was unnecessary.

If I could go back in time I would just buy the digital book instead of the audiobook.
If you don't have time to commit to reading the story *please do not allow the acting to stop you from purchasing it.*
It's bad, but not bad enough to miss out on a really compelling and touching story.



3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Train Your Brain to Learn Astral Projection, Safe Out-of-Body Experience with Hypnosis and Meditation

  • By: Joel Thielke
  • Narrated by: Joel Thielke
  • Length: 41 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

Motivational Hypnotherapy's Joel Thielke is a world-renowned hypnotherapist and author who has helped millions of people worldwide. This powerful hypnosis program for astral projection is safe and easy to use, and will help you harness the power of astral travel in no time. This is the perfect program for listeners of any age, no matter your level of hypnosis experience. We recommend listening to this audiobook for 21 days in a row to get the most out of your listening experience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Anonymous User on 03-07-18

Doesn't work

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

Reviewed: 05-17-16

Very relaxing but the the only place I went was to sleep. If you want to take a minute to just catch your breath it's pretty good, other than that you are better off with one of his other works.

2 of 8 people found this review helpful