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  • Zorba the Greek

  • By: Nikos Kazantzakis
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 574
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523

A wonderful tale of a young man’s coming of age, Zorba the Greek has been a classic of world literature since it was first translated into English in 1952 and made into an unforgettable movie with Anthony Quinn. Zorba, an irrepressible, earthy hedonist, sweeps his young disciple along as he wines, dines, and loves his way through a life dedicated to fulfilling his copious appetites. Zorba is irresistible in this charming audio production by veteran narrator George Guidall.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Drink life to the lees

  • By Scot Potts on 04-25-13

Stoic writing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-14-19

exquisite performance, the story really gets a hold on you. Stoicism it's very palpable on the writing.

  • Competitive Strategy

  • What Is Strategy
  • By: Michael Porter
  • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
  • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 202
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 197

This audiobook was created based on Michael Porter's landmark book Competitive Strategy. This was Mr. Porter's synopsis of his book for the Harvard Business Review.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Tough to listen to this one

  • By Richard on 01-26-12

Estae bien

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

No es el libro completo, sería fantástico que alarasen eso desde el principio, haría las cosas más fáciles. Aunque el capítulo es muy bueno.

  • The Checklist Manifesto

  • How to Get Things Right
  • By: Atul Gawande
  • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
  • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,564
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,663
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,664

We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. Longer training, ever more advanced technologies - neither seems to prevent grievous errors. But in a hopeful turn, acclaimed surgeon and writer Atul Gawande finds a remedy in the humblest and simplest of techniques: the checklist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting!

  • By Tad Davis on 01-11-10

Team effort

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

Felt like it was a medical book at some small parts but in the end it proved to be a great book about removing the dumb parts of a team effort.

  • The Old Man and the Sea

  • By: Ernest Hemingway
  • Narrated by: Donald Sutherland
  • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,644
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,544
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,533

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal, a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Truly a Classic

  • By Dave on 07-01-08

Was Donald sleeping the whole book?

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-17

How could such a good actor made such a boring narrative? This is supposed to be one of the best stories of all time. No emotion at all.