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Stephen

Norman, OK, United States
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  • Twilight at Mac's Place

  • By: Ross Thomas
  • Narrated by: Robert Culp
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

A veteran CIA agent dies unexpectedly, and officials panic when they discover that foul play may be afoot. The victim's son takes it upon himself to uncover the startling facts behind the mystery.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Robert Culp does great

  • By Stephen on 10-11-11

Robert Culp does great

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

Reviewed: 10-11-11

I love Ross Thomas stories and this one is a good one. Robert Culp has the perfect wry voice for narrating this. I wish he had done more books before he had gone. RIP.

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Selected Essays
  • By: Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

Emerson's ideas are alive and well and very much with us today. Consider that Emerson, now an establishment figure, was a rebel in his time. He could find no relevance in established religion. But, unlike others, he set out to reform it. Many of his ideas now seem obvious and as American as apple pie.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Emerson excites; this audiobook doesn't.

  • By Stephen on 10-11-11

Emerson excites; this audiobook doesn't.

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

Reviewed: 10-11-11

Emerson could be the great American thinker. His writings are exciting and inspiring. I can't wait to either read them or discuss them in a different context.

This is because the narrator of this sounds like a robot with accent set on New England. The flat reading is distracting and ultimately dulling. I see Mr. Killavey has done several audiobooks so maybe his reading is better on others, but it really kills the material here.

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