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  • The Bridge at Andau

  • By: James A. Michener
  • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10

For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution gave its people a glimpse at a different kind of future - until, at four o’clock in the morning on a Sunday in November, the citizens of Budapest awoke to the shattering sound of Russian tanks ravaging their streets. The revolution was over. But freedom beckoned in the form of a small footbridge at Andau, on the Austrian border. By an accident of history, it became, for a few harrowing weeks, one of the most important crossings in the world, as the soul of a nation fled across its unsteady planks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A book with a message for today

  • By Paul Hanak on 02-04-19

Ijust wish this book was longer.

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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: 01-27-19

I live with a Hungarian. This book was a great one to listen to.
I recommend this book in the audio format.

  • Sports in America

  • By: James A. Michener
  • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
  • Length: 23 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 5

Originally published in 1976, James A. Michener's explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day. With his lifelong enthusiasm for sports in evidence, the incomparable Michener tackles this subject thoroughly and leaves us amazed and appalled by what we've learned yet still loving the games we grew up on.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • This is not up to Michner level. <br />

  • By Anonymous User on 01-18-19

This is not up to Michner level. <br />

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I may finizh this book lster, but for now I'll put it down.
I come to this book without a sports background. Without that I find the entire book of little interest.

  • The Drifters

  • A Novel
  • By: James A. Michener
  • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
  • Length: 35 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103

In this triumphant best seller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era. Against exotic backdrops, including Spain, Morocco, and Mozambique, he weaves together the heady dreams, shocking tribulations, and heartwarming bonds of six young runaways cast adrift in the world - as well as the hedonistic pursuit of drugs and pleasure that collapses all around them.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Robotic narration sucks out the life

  • By D Pohl on 10-08-15

Very much the story of part of my life.

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

I was "On the road" during this time period. i went to some of the same aces even those imaginary ones.
The story is well told.

  • Space

  • A Novel
  • By: James A. Michener
  • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
  • Length: 37 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137

James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier. This astounding novel brings to life the dreams and daring of countless men and women - people like Stanley Mott, the engineer whose irrepressible drive for knowledge places him at the center of the American exploration effort, and Norman Grant, the war hero and US senator who takes his personal battle not only to a nation but to the heavens.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book but the audiobook needs revision

  • By Paladan on 10-03-15

This was a great book

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

Reviewed: 01-13-19

I have grown to love the voice of this narrator. I have only a few James Mitchner books left unread.
I'll read this one again and again.