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  • A Passion for Nature

  • The Life of John Muir
  • By: Donald Worster
  • Narrated by: Jim Frangione
  • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224

"I am hopelessly and forever a mountaineer," John Muir wrote. "Civilization and fever and all the morbidness that has been hooted at me has not dimmed my glacial eye, and I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature's loveliness. My own special self is nothing". In Donald Worster's magisterial biography, John Muir's "special self" is fully explored as is his extraordinary ability, then and now, to get others to see the sacred beauty of the natural world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good biography for historical perspective

  • By Harold W. Wood Jr. on 05-15-14

Not what I expected.

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-08-18

Too political. Couldn't get through the whole book. I wanted to know more about his life and what he did.

  • Jane Eyre

  • By: Charlotte Bronte
  • Narrated by: Thandie Newton
  • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,471
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,090
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,077

Following Jane from her childhood as an orphan in Northern England through her experience as a governess at Thornfield Hall, Charlotte Brontë's Gothic classic is an early exploration of women's independence in the mid-19th century and the pervasive societal challenges women had to endure. At Thornfield, Jane meets the complex and mysterious Mr. Rochester, with whom she shares a complicated relationship that ultimately forces her to reconcile the conflicting passions of romantic love and religious piety.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-21-16

good

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-21-18

I kept wondering who Rita was, then realized she was saying reader. Enjoyed the book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Prince of Tides

  • By: Pat Conroy
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 22 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,546
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,369
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,366

Spanning 40 years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted and troubled twin sister Savannah, and their struggle to triumph over the dark and tragic legacy of the extraordinary family into which they were born.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A "Prince" amongst novels

  • By Ella on 11-24-09

Great Listen

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Reviewed: 08-25-15

Very good book. It took me a while to get into it but then couldn't wait to hear more.