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  • Betty Zane Trilogy: Classic Western Library, Book 5

  • By: Zane Grey
  • Narrated by: Bob Rundell
  • Length: 27 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

The American West by President Eisenhower's favorite writer comprises of Betty Zane (1903), The Spirit of the Border (1906), and The Last Trail (1909).

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Oh God, just shoot me!

  • By R. Blankenship on 08-05-18

The adventure of the Frontier

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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: 10-03-17

A wonderful tale of the frontiers men of Ohio and West Virginia. Border fever is contagious!!

  • Happiness Is a Serious Problem

  • A Human Nature Repair Manual
  • By: Dennis Prager
  • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
  • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

When you ask people about their most cherished values in life, "happiness" is always at the top of the list. But surprisingly few people claim real happiness. We seem to be completely satisfied with nothing, and indeed, there is little correlation between the circumstances of people's lives and how happy they are.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Changed my life!

  • By Migga on 04-12-15

Dennis Prager is the best!

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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: 09-19-17

This book is a phenomenal look into what happiness is and how man can achieve it. Dennis Prager's insight is intelligent and encouraging!

  • Democracy in America

  • By: Alexis de Tocqueville
  • Narrated by: John Pruden
  • Length: 34 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 358
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304

In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and civil servant, made a nine-month journey through the eastern United States. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the strengths and weaknesses of the nation’s evolving politics. His insightful work has become one of the most influential political texts ever written on America.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Most Listenable, if not the Best Translation

  • By Michael Allen on 10-04-13

Fantastic Perspective on early American society

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-02-16

While at times dry, it is a fairly unbiased description of the life and times of early America.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • America

  • The Last Best Hope, Volume 1: From the Age of Discovery to a World at War
  • By: William J. Bennett
  • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
  • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119

From the bold, brilliant mind of best-selling author William J. Bennett comes this thrilling account of the virtues and vices of our great country and the many brave men and women who have made it the powerful nation it is today. A sweeping tale of human initiative, struggle, and victory, Bennett captures what is unique about America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I am impressed

  • By Mark on 10-06-06

The American Story

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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: 11-14-15

A fantastic account of our American Heritage! An in depth account of America's journey through existence. The author, William (Bill) Bennet's, perspective and expertise are well demonstrated and thoroughly researched as well as, the narrator's demeanour and tone in matching with the cadence of the nation. Fantastic Book!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Short Stories

  • By: Edgar Allan Poe
  • Narrated by: Bob Thomley
  • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,072
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 951
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 959

All of Edgar Allan Poe’s great short stories in one 16-hour collection.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A rare treat.

  • By J.G. on 07-23-11

A Classic that should not be overlooked!

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 10-26-15

A wonderful compilation of fantastical stories of an incredible poet! Bob Thomley, beautifully narrates, although his particular inflection in some areas was hard to get used to.

  • The Knowledge

  • How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
  • By: Lewis Dartnell
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 267

Regarded as one of the brightest young scientists of his generation, Lewis Dartnell proposes that the key to preserving civilization in an apocalyptic scenario is to provide a quickstart guide, adapted to cataclysmic circumstances. The Knowledge describes many of the modern technologies we employ, but first it explains the fundamentals upon which they are built. The Knowledge is a brilliantly original guide to the fundamentals of science and how it built our modern world as well as a thought experiment about the very idea of scientific knowledge itself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great science knowledge + zombie apocalypse prep

  • By Anonymous on 02-24-15

Biased and with Bold Assumptions

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-15

A fairly interesting book however the bias of the author clearly shows through and some of the assumptions made as to what society after the "fall" would be like seem a little far fetched.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Still the Best Hope

  • Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph
  • By: Dennis Prager
  • Narrated by: Erik Bergman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306

In this visionary book, Dennis Prager, one of America's most original thinkers, contends that humanity confronts a monumental choice. The world must decide between American values and its two oppositional alternatives: Islamism and European-style democratic socialism. Prager makes the case for the American value system as the most viable program ever devised to produce a good society. Those values are explained here more clearly and persuasively than ever before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a great new perspective

  • By Bradley on 07-31-12

Clear thinking!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-30-15

This was a great book! The clarity and insight that Dennis Prager shows is Phenomenal! He is a Great Thinker!