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  • It's So Easy

  • And Other Lies
  • By: Duff McKagan
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 768
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 713
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 715

In 1984, at the age of 20, Duff McKagan left his native Seattle - partly to pursue music, but mainly to get away from a host of heroin overdoses then-decimating his closest group of friends in the local punk scene. In LA only a few weeks and still living in his car, he answered a want ad for a bass player placed by someone who identified himself only as "Slash." Soon after, the most dangerous band in the world was born. Guns N' Roses went on to sell more than 100 million albums worldwide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book just may save a life.

  • By Katrina Hamilton on 10-16-16

Rocker

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Reviewed: 08-05-18

Alas, a rocker with a great literary voice and a beautiful story of evolution from boyhood to manhood to self aware spirit/soul. Punks and long-hairs unite!

  • Autobiography

  • By: Morrissey
  • Narrated by: David Morrissey
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 205
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    4 out of 5 stars 206

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

Brilliantly represents aurally what Mozz wrote .

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Reviewed: 06-29-18

Layered and detailed. I can't wait to listen again . Without delusions of grandeur, Mozz opens up all the more and reminds us why he is so damn important to us fans and musicians. It also gave me a boost of self confidence during a tough week.

  • My Damage

  • The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor
  • By: Keith Morris, Jim Ruland
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 161

Keith Morris is a true punk icon. No one else embodies the sound of Southern Californian hardcore. Short and sporting waist-length dreadlocks, Morris is known the world over for his take-no-prisoners approach on the stage and his integrity off of it. Over the course of his 40-year career, he's battled diabetes, drug and alcohol addiction, and the record industry. My Damage is more than a book about the highs and lows of a punk rock legend, however.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • keith rocks.

  • By Jeff on 05-13-18

keith rocks.

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Reviewed: 05-13-18

keith has such a humble perspective on music, and a very realatabe, perspective on punk and music on general. Keith comes across as genuine and has a great literary voice.

The narrator has a great voice but should have done more homework. He pronounces Fugazi wrong and sounds like an ass.

  • Falling Upward

  • A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
  • By: Richard Rohr
  • Narrated by: Richard Rohr
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,572
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329

In the first half of life, we are naturally preoccupied with establishing ourselves; climbing, achieving, and performing. But as we grow older and encounter challenges and mistakes, we need to see ourselves in a different and more life-giving way. This message of falling down - that is in fact moving upward - is the most resisted and counterintuitive of messages in the world's religions. Falling Upward offers a new paradigm for understanding one of the most profound of life's mysteries: how those who have fallen down are the only ones who understand "up".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I almost gave up on Christianity until I read this

  • By J. Mark Wells on 09-03-14

An Absolute Paradigm Shifter

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Reviewed: 03-09-18

Richard Rohr may very well be the greatest voice of 21st Century Christandom. This book is great for any woman or man at the pivot point following their life's first half, where the rubber meets the road.

  • Pistol

  • The Life of Pete Maravich
  • By: Mark Kriegel
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 91

Pistol is more than the biography of a ballplayer. It's the stuff of classic novels: the story of a boy transformed by his father's dream and the cost of that dream. Even as Pete Maravich became Pistol Pete, a basketball icon for baby boomers, all the Maraviches paid a price. Now acclaimed author Mark Kriegel has brilliantly captured the saga of an American family: its rise, its apparent ruin, and, finally, its redemption.

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  • Extremely Good!

  • By steve on 12-12-12

A book for all men and women who love the game.

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Reviewed: 12-02-16

An excellent read for all those who desire to know more about the history of this game and American history during the 20th century. It's a book for all who have felt the pangs of this country's sordid racial and ethnic trials. It's also a book for men who want to know and please their fathers on Earth as in Heaven.
Jeff Winkowski, author of Get Hih