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  • Masters of Modern Soccer

  • How the World's Best Play the 21st-Century Game
  • By: Grant Wahl
  • Narrated by: Grant Wahl
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

In Masters of Modern Soccer, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl asks: How do some of the game's smartest figures master the craft of soccer? By profiling players in every key position (American phenomenon Christian Pulisic, Mexican superstar Javier "Chicharito" Hernández, Belgium's Vincent Kompany, Spain's Xabi Alonso, Germany's Manuel Neuer) and management (Belgium coach Roberto Martínez and Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc), Wahl reveals how elite players and coaches strategize on and off the field and execute in high pressure game situations.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I was looking for.

  • By Jose Peraza on 10-19-18

One of the best soccer books I've read

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Reviewed: 09-23-18

this is easily One of the best soccer books I've ever read, I highly recommend

  • Paris in the Present Tense

  • By: Mark Helprin
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 815
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 754

In the midst of what should be an effulgent time of life, with its days bright with music, family, and rowing on the Seine, Jules is confronted headlong and all at once by a series of challenges to his principles, livelihood, and home, forcing him to grapple with his complex past and find a way forward. He risks fraud to save his terminally ill infant grandson, matches wits with a renegade insurance investigator, is drawn into an act of savage violence, and falls deeply, excitingly in love with a young cellist who is a third his age.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Greatest living "novelist". Top 10 narrator.

  • By BellevueMike on 10-14-17

Very well written and performed

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Reviewed: 04-29-18

Very well written and performed. I though there was possibly a hint of prejudice against Muslims, but I'm not sure. Curious to know what others think

  • I Am The Secret Footballer

  • Lifting the Lid on the Beautiful Game
  • By: The Secret Footballer
  • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

The honest truth about professional football, by the Guardian's man inside the game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Breaking all the rules

  • By Sean Downey on 11-11-18

awesome

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Reviewed: 04-02-18

this is an awesome book to learn the realities of being a premier league footballer

  • Dirty Wars

  • The World Is a Battlefield
  • By: Jeremy Scahill
  • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
  • Length: 24 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 684
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 594
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 605

From Afghanistan and Pakistan to Yemen, Somalia, and beyond, Scahill speaks to the CIA agents, mercenaries, and elite Special Operations Forces operators who populate the dark side of American war-fighting. He goes deep into al Qaeda-held territory in Yemen and walks the streets of Mogadishu with CIA-backed warlords. We also meet the survivors of US night raids and drone strikes - including families of US citizens targeted for assassination by their own government - who reveal the human consequences of the dirty wars the United States struggles to keep hidden.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, wrong voice

  • By Michael on 07-18-13

great look into US war on terror and its implicati

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Reviewed: 10-24-16

this book is a great look into the US war on terror and its controversies and implications