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Shawn C. Mills

Pacific Grove, CA United States
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  • TrumpNation

  • The Art of Being the Donald
  • By: Timothy L. O'Brien
  • Narrated by: Timothy L. O'Brien, Peter Ganim
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 66

Available for the first time in a decade, the book that launched a $5 billion lawsuit - with a new introduction by the author, in which O'Brien reflects on the recent wave of TrumpMania. This entertaining look inside the world of Donald Trump is chock-full of rip-roaring anecdotes, jaw-dropping quotes, and rigorous research into the business deals, political antics, curious relationships, and complex background of the leading Republican presidential candidate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Engrossing

  • By Jean on 06-23-16

A solid read

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

Reviewed: 09-21-17

If you are a Trump book junkie ( for whatever reason) you will be familiar with much of what is in this book. TrumpNation does bring a lot of Trumpana to the table in a concise logical way. For the new Trump groupie (for whatever reason) this is a must read, for the rest of us groupies it is familiar information well presented.

  • Stolen Innocence

  • My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
  • By: Elissa Wall, Lisa Pulitzer
  • Narrated by: Renée Raudman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 766
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 587

In September 2007, Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age 14. This harrowing account proved to be the most compelling evidence against Jeffs, showing the harsh realities of this closed community and the lengths to which Jeffs went in order to control the sect's women. Now, in this courageous memoir, Wall tells the incredible story of how she emerged from the confines of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints and helped bring one of America's most notorious criminals to justice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Chris from Cedar City, UT USA

  • By Christine on 06-14-08

Historically correct

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

Reviewed: 09-21-17

A accurate record of the facts of the case all collected and laid out in a very readable and concise manner that brings the reader into a part of our collective culture that many people are unaware of. A good read.

  • Trumped!

  • The Inside Story of the Real Donald Trump - His Cunning Rise and Spectacular Fall
  • By: John R. O'Donnell, James Rutherford
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

Here's the inside story of Trump's legendary tirades, his convenient forgetfulness, and the infamous Donald Trump ego. O'Donnell tells how the Plaza staff catered to Trump's personal whims, and to those of his mistress - and how the man who built the largest gambling hall in the world knew little about running a casino. From the hypocrisy, bad deals, and the monumental debt to the untold tales of Marla and Ivana, Trumped! rips the mask off the mighty Trump facade - revealing a castle about to collapse.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Seems Balanced

  • By in1ear (John Row) on 04-16-16

Get to know The Donald

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

Reviewed: 08-24-17

Now he is our President. We know, or we think we now, who he is and what makes him tick. The question is has Donald changed or is he the same failed businessman who ran three Atlantic City casinos into the ground in the late 1980s and 1990d? When reading this book you will find that President Trump acts now like he did then; only his opinion matters in his mind, right or wrong. His attention span has gotten no shorter and his sense of personal loyalty is now, as then, is lacking. A great book for anyone who wants to understand today's Trump; we see that a leopard cannot change his spots. This book is important to any student in the study of Trump. The best predictor of the future is the past and this book cements that concept. Loved the book. I now know what to expect during the remaining years of the fledgling Trump presidency. A must read.

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