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Sycamore, IL, USA
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  • Wasted Beauty

  • By: Eric Bogosian
  • Narrated by: Eric Bogosian
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2

With his dark wit and corrosive dialogue, Eric Bogosian tells a powerful story of two lovers who form a mesmerizing and destructive bond while trying to evade the looming failure of their respective lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended

  • By Carmela on 12-02-05

Entertaining and Inspiring . . .

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-10

A comic-style tragedy that reveals the contemporary human conditions, poignant, helpless, nonchalant, yet emotionally motivating and philosophically inspiriting, it is best for men age between 45 and 60. Parental and/or grand-parental guidance are recommended for the younger listeners.

  • Word Smart, Genius Edition

  • Building a Phenomenal Vocabulary
  • By: Julian Fleisher, Michael Freedman
  • Narrated by: Julian Fleisher, Michael Freedman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 41

Do you have a proclivity for using sesquipedalian words? Has your prose become ossified because you haven't augmented your vocabulary lately? Here's the perfect, pedagogical solution. Word Smart, Genius Edition teaches more than 150 of the most captivating and challenging words in the English language.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great way to increase vocabulary

  • By Diana on 01-03-05

The Best Human Effort

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-03

This is one of the best of hundreds of books in English that I've ever listened since I came to the U. S 19 years ago.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Great Speeches in History

  • By: Socrates, Martin Luther
  • Narrated by: Norman Rodway, Samuel West
  • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, some of history's most significant figures demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • my first audible title

  • By Joey Armstrong on 05-20-04

Historical Rather than Great

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-06-03

To me, only three of the speeches of the selection are truly great, the rest are merely historical.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful