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  • Surprised by Joy

  • The Shape of My Early Life
  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 954
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 683
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 679

In this book, C.S. Lewis tells of his search for joy, a spiritual journey that led him from the Christianity of his early youth into atheism and then back to Christianity.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Deep, but longer than necesssary

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-08-13

Less informative than I had hoped.

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-29-18

Less informative than I had hoped. Good insights into his early life, but an abrupt and poor ending that was less than satisfying.

  • How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free

  • Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get from Your Financial Advisor
  • By: Ernie J. Zelinski
  • Narrated by: J. Charles
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 258
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 227
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 225

How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free offers inspirational advice on how to enjoy life to its fullest. The key to achieving an active and satisfying retirement involves a great deal more than having adequate financial resources; it also encompasses all other aspects of life - interesting leisure activities, creative pursuits, physical well-being, mental well-being, and solid social support. With its friendly format and positive tone, How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free offers retirement wisdom that you won’t get from your financial advisor.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Painful but valuable

  • By Kathy Nichols on 08-14-12

Key thought - don’t retire too late!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-14-17

Well worth reading. I got the most out of all the wisdom and wise sayings in this book.