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  • The Return of the King

  • Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 15,765
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14,520
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 14,622

The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings. In this concluding volume, Frodo and Sam make a terrible journey to the heart of the Land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. In addition to narrating the prose passages, Rob Inglis sings the trilogy’s songs and poems a capella, using melodies composed by Inglis and Claudia Howard, the Recorded Books studio director.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Audio book chapters are in the wrong order!!!!

  • By LJ on 11-04-18

Fabulous performance of a classic!

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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: 08-25-16

I tried at various times of my life to read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, but found the language difficult and cumbersome. I enjoyed the movies, which at least gave me the story, but I wanted to tackle the books themselves. I found the audible editions narrated by Rob Inglis and decided to try The Hobbit. Was so glad I did and I immediately followed up with the trilogy. It was so good I even bought extra credits because I didn't want to wait! The entire series was excellent and I'm sure I'll end up listening again. Delightful experience

  • Life Is Worth Living, Part 1

  • By: Archbishop Fulton J Sheen
  • Narrated by: Fulton J. Sheen
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 205

Here is the best of the audio from the famous Catholic television program, "Life is Worth Living!" For more than 30 years, Archbishop Fulton Sheen was the voice of the Catholic Church, with his radio and television ministries that touched hearts all over the world. His wisdom and gentle insight are once again available in digitally remastered audio recorded from his live programs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing audiobook!!!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-03-14

Wonderful

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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: 05-23-15

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen has long been a favorite apologist/evangelist of mine. I remember watching him every week on tv when I was a young child. He was humorous, theatrical, entertaining, and taught the truths of the faith. I remember him always at his chalkboard and he never began writing until he first wrote the initials: JMJ, for Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. He was a wonderfully gifted orator. This is a great collection of his talks, which he always gave without a written script! Magnificent!

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  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

  • A Leadership Fable
  • By: Patrick Lencioni
  • Narrated by: Charles Stransky; introduction by Patrick Lencioni
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,766
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,536
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,515

In keeping with the parable style, Patrick Lencioni begins by telling the fable of a woman who, as CEO of a struggling Silicon Valley firm, took control of a dysfunctional executive committee and helped its members succeed as a team. Story time over, Lencioni offers explicit instructions for overcoming the human behavioral tendencies that he says corrupt teams. Succinct yet sympathetic, this guide will be a boon for those struggling with the inherent difficulties of leading a group.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good concepts and great medium to convey them...

  • By Niket Parikh on 10-27-05

So glad that a friend told me about this book

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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: 05-23-15

I'm excited to put these principles into effect in building a true team attitude for our staff