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My Father Left Me Ireland
- An American Son's Search for Home
- By: Michael Brendan Dougherty
- Narrated by: Michael Brendan Dougherty
- Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
The child of an Irish man and an Irish American woman who split up before he was born, Michael Brendan Dougherty grew up with an acute sense of absence. He was raised in New Jersey by his hardworking single mother, who gave him a passion for Ireland, the land of her roots and the home of Michael's father. She put him to bed using little phrases in the Irish language, sang traditional songs, and filled their home with a romantic vision of a homeland over the horizon.
Short on True Insights and Originality
- By Jonathan on 07-25-19
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I was not expecting this book to be one of my favorites. It was so meaningful and moving, I plan to listen to it again. I might even buy in book form just to have.
The Right Side of History
- How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great
- By: Ben Shapiro
- Narrated by: Ben Shapiro
- Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
America has a God-shaped hole in its heart, argues New York Times best-selling author Ben Shapiro, and we shouldn't fill it with politics and hate.
As an atheist
- By Benjamin on 03-27-19
Great introduction to the history of western civilization. Would make a wonderful gift for teens or young adults who have not been taught to appreciate the foundation that made modern life possible.
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