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  • The Immortal Irishman

  • The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero
  • By: Timothy Egan
  • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
  • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,096
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,927
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,916

The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony. He escaped and six months later was heralded in the streets of New York - the revolutionary hero, back from the dead, at the dawn of the great Irish immigration to America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What A Life!

  • By Carrie Arnold on 03-29-16

An Irish American must Read

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

Reviewed: 11-07-17

Loved the narrator , this book is best book that tells the story Irish history , the story of a man bigger than life . His travels !nd settling in America just in time for the Civil War... parts very hard to listen to but needed to be heard. I think it is a very good book for all and and a must read for Irish

  • Killing England

  • The Brutal Struggle for American Independence
  • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,190
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,165

The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's mega-best-selling Killing series transports listeners to the most important era in our nation's history, the Revolutionary War. Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain's King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the listener from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You Must Read This Book

  • By Susie Davis on 10-22-17

What a struggle to make this Country

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

Reviewed: 10-06-17

Fantastic book I listened to it Twice,
The absolute agony these men went through to create a country for freedom , and a constitution to keep it that way.... everyone that lives in this Country should read this book . You should know who these people were , especially now when so many lies are being spread about our founders, thier blood and lives sacrificed for this Country and the blood shed for us to live in the greatest place on earth!

3 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Smear

  • How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote
  • By: Sharyl Attkisson
  • Narrated by: Sharyl Attkisson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 695
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639

Behind most major political stories in the modern era, there is an agenda - an effort by opposition researchers, spin doctors, and outside interests to destroy an idea or a person. The tactic they use is the Smear. Every day, Americans are influenced by the Smear without knowing it. Paid forces cleverly shape virtually every image you cross. Maybe you read that Donald Trump is a racist misogynist or saw someone on the news mocking the Bernie Sanders campaign. The trick of the Smear is that it is often based on some shred of truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A cancer metastasizing...

  • By MJ on 08-05-17

accurate from what I've seen

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

Reviewed: 09-28-17

listened to it straight through the didn't want to miss anything . Hubby and me are news junkies and from what I witnessed happening she is spot on, every bit and then Some! So many don't have the time to moniter the news and social media except retired people , people old enough to remember the first time this cou started up. They don't want the youth to listen to the old people, they want them to hurry up and die , so we can't tell them that all this has happened before .... and was lead by the same people. from the 1930s to now there have been people trying to destroy this country from the inside out. there seems to be more kool-aid drinkers this time... You must read Ayn Rand "Return of the Primitive" you will see it destroying schools, destroying statues, riots, tearing up colleges.rioting all the time. alienating children from thier parents.... It's the same people , pushing the same Agenda! Alinskeyites pushing Socialim/ Communism. you know who they are !

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Wicked Plants

  • The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
  • By: Amy Stewart
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 957
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 869
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 864

Beware! The sordid lives of plants behaving badly. A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. Amy Stewart, best-selling author of Flower Confidential, takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature's most appalling creations in an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Grows on You Like Kudzu

  • By Cynthia on 04-23-13

awesome !

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

Reviewed: 09-19-17

Loved this book I will listen to it again . Narrator is so relaxing to listen to as she describes such vicious and poisonous plants. a lot of deadly information to learn about the harmless looking plants we bring home from the garden center, I think I will get this book in print also!

  • Return of the Primitive

  • The Anti-Industrial Revolution
  • By: Ayn Rand, Peter Schwartz
  • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218

In the 1960s and early '70s, the most prominent, vocal cultural movement was the New Left: a movement that condemned America and everything it stood for: individualism, material wealth, science, technology, capitalism.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why Hadn't I Read or Listened to This Book Sooner?

  • By Phyllis on 05-13-12

We are now repeating the past, important read!

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

Reviewed: 07-14-17

I'm sure many people that hear this book will be shocked to hear that what is happening now in the world and America has happened before . Older people remember when this was going on, and have tried to warn this generation but lack of respect for the older people has caused their warnings to fall on deaf ears. Those that deny, hide, or try to remove the past are doomed to repeat the Past! I suggest your next read be Anthem.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • What Do You Care What Other People Think?

  • Further Adventures of a Curious Character
  • By: Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton
  • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
  • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,324
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 973
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 982

One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. "What Do You Care What Other People Think?" is Feynman's last literary legacy, prepared with his friend and fellow drummer, Ralph Leighton.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sure You're Joking is much better.

  • By Jose on 12-29-16

Great book

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

Reviewed: 07-11-17

Great Book ! The most memorable part is the report of the failed space shuttle chapters 10 - 12 bares listening to more than one time. I loved listening to this book and reader . I Have totally changed my mind about the grounding of the Space Shuttle program.... it's a wonder it lasted as long as it did. I will remember the saying , The key to Heaven can also open the door to Hell.

  • Understanding Trump

  • By: Newt Gingrich, Eric Trump - foreword
  • Narrated by: Newt Gingrich, Eric Trump
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 833
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 748
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 747

Donald Trump is unlike any president we've ever had. He is the only person ever elected to be commander in chief who has not first held public office or served as a general in the military. His principles grow out of five decades of business and celebrity success - not politics - so he behaves differently from traditional politicians.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • disappointed

  • By Brenda Hughes on 07-11-17

Good to know someone with common sense is POTUS

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

Reviewed: 07-05-17

This is a well written book about a very controversial man, that so many people are clueless about. Trump has more common sense than most . He also has a depth of knowledge about the government in Washington.... He knows the swamp but even he is shocked how deep and wide it is . I believe he truly loves this country and will do his best to fix the damage that us been done to this country. Newt is an awesome writer, teacher, historian and narrator, it's fascinating listening to him speak. Thanks Mr Speaker.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Story of Human Language

  • By: John McWhorter, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: John McWhorter
  • Length: 18 hrs and 15 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,046
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,766
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,727

Language defines us as a species, placing humans head and shoulders above even the most proficient animal communicators. But it also beguiles us with its endless mysteries, allowing us to ponder why different languages emerged, why there isn't simply a single language, how languages change over time and whether that's good or bad, and how languages die out and become extinct.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You'll Never Look at Languages the Same Way Again

  • By SAMA on 03-11-14

Humans are Fascinating

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

Reviewed: 06-17-17

Professor McWorther makes The Story of Human Language and the people that study it fascinating.

  • Undemocratic

  • How Unelected, Unaccountable Bureaucrats Are Stealing Your Liberty and Freedom
  • By: Jay Sekulow
  • Narrated by: Jay Sekulow
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 111

Jay Sekulow - one of America's most influential attorneys - explores the current political landscape in which bureaucracy has taken over our government and provides a practical road map to help take back our personal liberties.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You MUST read this book!

  • By C. Duvall on 02-17-16

The government is much sneaker than I thought,! qq

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

Reviewed: 03-18-17

Thanks Jay for all you and your family does for this country. As always your book brings more light to the darkness of some in the Government. I really learned a lot .

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Sea Wolves

  • A History of the Vikings
  • By: Lars Brownworth
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 727
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 665
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 662

In AD 793 Norse warriors struck the English isle of Lindisfarne and laid waste to it. Wave after wave of Norse "sea wolves" followed in search of plunder, land, or a glorious death in battle. Much of the British Isles fell before their swords, and the continental capitals of Paris and Aachen were sacked in turn. Turning east, they swept down the uncharted rivers of central Europe, captured Kiev, and clashed with mighty Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A little dry but very interesting

  • By Angela on 08-30-15

History never taught.

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

Reviewed: 11-14-16

The missing link in history , this is the part no one knows very much about. If you are facinated by history this is the book for you.