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  • When You Are Engulfed in Flames

  • By: David Sedaris
  • Narrated by: David Sedaris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,428
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,500
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,481

Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that his legions of fans will fall for him all over again. He tests the limits of love when Hugh lances a boil from his backside, and pushes the boundaries of laziness when, finding the water shut off in his house in Normandy, he looks to the water in a vase of fresh cut flowers to fill the coffee machine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Start with this One

  • By Elvie on 04-28-16

not one ounce of humor

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-07-10

This is, hands down, the worst book I have ever read. I did not laugh one time, not even a chuckle. I had to muscle my way through so I did not feel like I wasted my $14.95 credit. His earlier books may have been masterpieces, but this was a master piece of crap, don't waste your credit, and for the love of god, ignore the people that gave this book a good review because they liked his earlier works!

1 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • A Christmas Carol: A Signature Performance by Tim Curry

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Tim Curry
  • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,942
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,341
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,308

A Signature Performance: Tim Curry rescues Charles Dickens from the jaws of Disney with his one-of-a-kind performance of the treasured classic. Our listeners loved this version so much that it inspired our whole line of Signature Classics.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!!!

  • By Alia on 12-11-09

Get This!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-08-09

You have heard this story a thousand times before but you have not truly heard the story until you listen to Tim Curry. He is a genius. Get this book for the holiday season!

43 of 47 people found this review helpful

  • The Yankee Years

  • By: Joe Torre, Tom Verducci
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 16 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 262
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

Joe Torre is the most successful and most respected baseball manager of the modern era, steering the Yankees to six American League pennants and four World Series championships. When he left the team in 2007, it was front-page news around the country. Famously diplomatic during his tenure with the Yankees, Torre finally speaks out about what it was like building and managing the dynasty during those 12 glorious and tumultuous years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By Lynn on 02-12-09

Wonderfully Insightful!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-25-09

What I thought was going to be a book chock full of boring facts turned out to be a wonderful journey inside the clubhouse of the Yankees 1996-2008 seasons. The story is written in chronological order and does not jump around. Joe Torre goes into detail about his relationships with each one of his Yankee stars that made an impact with the team for the 12 years he was manager. He also goes into detail about how difficult and rewarding it was to work for the Steinbrenner family. My favorite section of the book detailed each one of the 4 World Series season (1996, 1998-2000). If you are a Yankees fan, this is a must read.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful