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  • First Man

  • The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
  • By: James R. Hansen
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 159

When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon’s surface in 1969, the first man on the Moon became a legend. In First Man, author James R. Hansen explores the life of Neil Armstrong. Based on over 50 hours of interviews with the intensely private Armstrong, who also gave Hansen exclusive access to private documents and family sources, this "magnificent panorama of the second half of the American twentieth century" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) is an unparalleled biography of an American icon.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not really 'unabridged'

  • By A Reader on 06-06-18

Inspiring!

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

I recommend this book to all for inspiration and lessons in life balance. Armstrong achieved so much by working well with others and working hard. What makes him a great person is his avoidance of self aggrandizement.
Actually you have to give what he did did of himself to make his achievements!

  • The Real Lincoln

  • A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War
  • By: Thomas J. Dilorenzo
  • Narrated by: Charles Constant
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Most Americans consider Abraham Lincoln to be the greatest president in history. His legend as the Great Emancipator has grown to mythic proportions as hundreds of books, a national holiday, and a monument in Washington, D.C., extol his heroism and martyrdom. But what if most everything you knew about Lincoln were false? What if, instead of an American hero who sought to free the slaves, Lincoln were in fact a calculating politician who waged the bloodiest war in American history in order to build an empire that rivaled Great Britain's?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • History is written by the Winner

  • By Susan on 10-19-18

the eye opening book on Lincoln!

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

Reviewed: 01-29-18

in this well-written book not only citations from other books but from the subjects own words is used to describe the real Lincoln. highly recommended for any true scholar of the life of Lincoln and the true source of the Civil War.

4 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Flight

  • Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing
  • By: Dan Hampton
  • Narrated by: John Pruden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59

On the morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known pilot named Charles Lindbergh waited to take off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island. He was determined to claim the $25,000 Orteig Prize promised to the first pilot to fly nonstop from New York to Paris - a contest that had already claimed six men's lives. Just 25 years old, Lindbergh had never before flown over water. Yet 33 hours later, his single-engine monoplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, touched down in Paris.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Rehash

  • By Patrick on 06-07-17

Gripping account of his life - focus on "Flight"

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

Reviewed: 01-25-18

Well written and performed. It seems that if you want to know truth of Lindbergh's flight - in excellent, full 3D detail this is the book for you! Being a pilot myself it was great to hear Lindbergh's life and the details of his historic flight from a famous fighter pilot that lives in the cockpit and shares from that special perspective..

  • The Big Lie

  • Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left
  • By: Dinesh D'Souza
  • Narrated by: David Cochran Heath
  • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,014
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,816
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,804

What is "the big lie" of the Democratic Party? That conservatives - and President Donald Trump in particular - are fascists. Nazis, even. In a typical comment, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow says the Trump era is reminiscent of "what it was like when Hitler first became chancellor." But in fact, this audacious lie is a complete inversion of the truth. Yes, there is a fascist threat in America - but that threat is from the Left and the Democratic Party.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most important book of our generation

  • By Anonymous User on 05-09-18

a way to combat the new fascism of the left

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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: 08-21-17

a must-read for anyone trying to combat the new fascism of the left. Dinesh D'Souza lays out the history and the way forward to combat the leftist fascism now going on in Academia the media and in Hollywood.

2 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible

  • By: Robert J. Hutchinson
  • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 47

The Bible remains the best-selling book of all time, believed by nearly two billion Christians and Jews to be divinely inspired. But in this hard-hitting new book, author Robert J. Hutchinson proposes that it is actually much more than this. The ideas enshrined in the Bible, he says, triggered a revolution in human thought and established the moral and philosophical foundation for Western civilization.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Springboard

  • By Jonathan on 01-30-08

Not PC but more than likely true

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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: 07-25-16

Great answer to PC critics. I enjoyed the pointing out that the famous contemporary critics of God and Christ are not scientists - generally not more than commentators. This book is a good companion to Lee Strobel's book " A Case for Christ".

  • Mere Christianity

  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,708
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,980
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,948

One of the most popular and beloved introductions to the concept of faith ever written, Mere Christianity has sold millions of copies worldwide. This audiobook brings together C. S. Lewis' legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mere Christianity, complex ideas in simple terms

  • By Linda M. on 01-30-15

excellent!<br />

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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: 04-17-16

I recommend to believers and non believers alike... A great viewpoint from an atheist turned Christian. Lewis explains his change toward God. He explains how the true thinker comes to God. The evolution of man was especially a viewpoint I had not considered previously!

  • John Wayne

  • The Life and Legend
  • By: Scott Eyman
  • Narrated by: John McLain
  • Length: 25 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 449
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 418
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414

John Wayne projected dignity, integrity, and strength in all his films, even when his characters were flawed, and whatever character he played was always prepared to confront injustice in his own way. More than thirty years after his death, he remains the standard by which male stars are judged and an actor whose morally unambiguous films continue to attract sizeable audiences.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A long but interesting book

  • By Jack Merritt on 11-11-14

absolutely excellent!

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

Reviewed: 04-09-16

even the narration has Duke characterization. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this audio book!

  • Emergency

  • This Book Will Save Your Life
  • By: Neil Strauss
  • Narrated by: Neil Strauss
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 597
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 450
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 450

A tale of paranoid fantasies and crippling doubts, of shady lawyers and dangerous cult leaders, of billionaire gun nuts and survivalist superheroes, of weirdos, heroes, and ordinary citizens going off the grid. It's one man's story of a dangerous world - and how to stay alive in it. Before the next disaster strikes, you're going to want to read this book. And you'll want to do everything it suggests. Because tomorrow doesn't come with a guarantee....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspirational Page Turner for your Ears

  • By Risa on 03-30-15

very interesting! I like the practical knowledge.

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

Reviewed: 02-10-16

there's a lot of good practical knowledge and tips to be found in this book. I like the way he set up scenarios and try to leave them. I especially like when he stocked up for hard times and then shut down all his utilities on his house and saw if he could survive with just what he had in the house for at least 3 days. it was interesting how he interweaved his girlfriend in the story line to show what the average person would be like if there was a problem a catastrophe or an economic shutdown. I recommend this book for anyone that wants to learn practical knowledge in the real world or someone that lives in an urban area like San Francisco Los Angeles New York

  • Flow

  • Living at the Peak of Your Abilities
  • By: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Ph.D.
  • Narrated by: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Ph.D.
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,170
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,872
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,855

In flow, everyday experience becomes a moment by moment opportunity for joy and self-fulfillment. Flow is the brain-child of a fascinating psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a renowned social scientist who has devoted his life's work to the study of what makes people truly happy, satisfied and fulfilled. While much of the study of psychology investigates disorders of the human mind, Dr. Csikszentmihalyi takes a different route.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dissappointed!

  • By Sami on 07-08-15

excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-08-16

I learned about this book from a friend of mine. You said it really helped him through his career as a corporate executive.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful