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Brian E. Scanlan

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  • Star Wars: Dark Force Rising: The Thrawn Trilogy, Book 2

  • By: Timothy Zahn
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,233
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,464
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,456

The dying Empire's most cunning and ruthless warlord - Grand Admiral Thrawn - has taken command of the remnants of the Imperial fleet and launched a massive campaign aimed at the New Republic's destruction. With the aid of unimaginable weapons long hidden away on a backwater planet, Thrawn plans to turn the tide of battle, overwhelm the New Republic, and impose his iron rule. Meanwhile, Han and Lando Calrissian race against time to find proof of treason inside the highest Republican Council.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • UNABRIDGED!!

  • By Ron on 07-10-12

Series has lost its excitement

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

Reviewed: 05-27-15

Doesn't quite work anymore. None of the protagonists face legitimate danger nor do they develop dramatically. And insanity isn't a satisfying character trait anymore. Excellent job by Thompson, though. Music and fx a plus.

  • Words Without Music

  • A Memoir
  • By: Philip Glass
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103

A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late twentieth-century classical music. Rapturous in its ability to depict the creative process, Words without Music allows listeners to experience that sublime moment of creative fusion when life merges with art. Biography lovers will be inspired by the story of a precocious Baltimore boy who entered college at age fifteen before traveling to Paris to study under the legendary Nadia Boulanger; Glass devotees will be fascinated by the stories behind Einstein on the Beach and Satyagraha, among so many other works.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • CREATIVE ADULT

  • By CHET YARBROUGH on 05-02-16

Treat Yourself, Accompany Audiobook with Music

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

Reviewed: 05-20-15

Excellent memoir, how much greater would it have been though had it incorporated his music? Worth the time, though. Enjoy.

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