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BRADFORD, NH, United States
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  • Beyond Uncertainty

  • Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and the Bomb
  • By: David C. Cassidy
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 22 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, long-suppressed information has emerged on Heisenberg’s role in the Nazi atomic bomb project. In Beyond Uncertainty, Cassidy interprets this and other previously unknown material within the context of his vast research and tackles the vexing questions of a scientist’s personal responsibility and guilt when serving an abhorrent military regime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a patriotic genius

  • By Abbas on 06-17-17

Well done!

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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: 12-31-14

Perfect balance of biography and science writing. Non science-oriented people might find the physics tedious. Very clear narrative and clean prose.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Art of Racing in the Rain

  • By: Garth Stein
  • Narrated by: Christopher Evan Welch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,928
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,075
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,077

Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enzo (because he's so wize) for president.

  • By Lora on 06-17-08

It's a Dog's Life

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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: 11-22-12

Great plotting and the twist of the narrator being a very smart family dog really boost this novel from the ordinary. Somehow it reminded me of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,sans the existentialism. Quite entertaining!

  • Peculiar Rhymes and Intimate Observations

  • A Book of Light Verse
  • By: Moonbeam McQueen
  • Narrated by: Moonbeam McQueen
  • Length: 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

This little book of often-hilarious, semi-warped poetry will appeal to ne'er do wells, Jezebels, scallywags and those allergic to frou frou. Writer and blogger Moonbeam McQueen rhymes her way through the subjects of romance, aging, music, technology, the Great Outdoors and more. Buy one for yourself and one for a friend - they'll love you for it, and so will Ms. McQueen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Peculiar, Intimate, Perceptive and Unique

  • By David on 11-18-12

Peculiar, Intimate, Perceptive and Unique

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

Reviewed: 11-18-12

Listening to this lovely book the second time, on my cell phone, it was quite a thrill to hear that guy at the end say “Audible hopes you have enjoyed this program”. I SURE DID BUDDY! Been reading Moonbeam's blog for five years now and her posts there take on things you would not expect to find in a personal blog. By turns comical, sweet, sad, caring and perceptive, this little book of verse is all that and then some.

I’ve been listening to lots of books since becoming a member of Audible.com, and Moonbeam's was the first one I could hear in its entirety half on the way to work and half on the way home. Moonie’s gentle Southern lilt and the thoughtful little rhymes really put me in a nice frame of mind. I'm sure I will listen to this again, and soon. What a bargain at twice the price!

I hope McQueen continues with the audio format and look forward to listening to some of her prose!