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Wendell NeSmith

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  • The Associate

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Erik Singer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Kyle McAvoy is one of the outstanding legal students of his generation: he's good looking, has a brilliant mind and a glittering future ahead of him. But he has a secret from his past, a secret that threatens to destroy his fledgling career and, possibly, his entire life. One night that secret catches up with him in the form of some bad men in a dark alley -- they have a deeply compromising video of the incident that haunts him. The men make it clear to Kyle that he no longer owns his own future.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Ordinary

  • By Alan T Alcock on 06-02-09

Okay I guess

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out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-06-09

I was expecting a book as good as "The Appeal" but this one let me down, especially from the fact that there was no moral to the story that I could understand. It felt just like a bunch of events happening and then it was over. I did like some of the personalities in the book though.

  • The Art of Fiction

  • By: Ayn Rand
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 182
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

Ayn Rand discusses how a writer combines abstract ideas with concrete action and description to achieve a unity of theme, plot, characterization, and style, the four essential elements of fiction. Here, too, are Rand's illuminating analyses of passages from famous writers, rewrites of scenes from her own works, and fascinating rules for building dramatic plots and characters with depth.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Get Stein on Writing

  • By Lois on 12-04-09

Stupendous

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out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-06-09

This book is so good for the aspiring fiction author. "Invaluable" is the most articulate word I can use for this. I have listened to this book about five or six times so far and there is no doubt that I will listen many more times.

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  • Fight Club

  • By: Chuck Palahniuk
  • Narrated by: Jim Colby
  • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95

Every weekend, in basements and car parks across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Fight Club is the invention of Tyler Durden, projectionist, waiter and dark, anarchic genius. And it's only the beginning of his plans for revenge on the world.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Enticing and, of course, better than the movie.

  • By Dora D on 10-17-18

Similar to the movie.

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-13-09

This was an exhilarating book even though I have already seen the movie. The movie and the book were very similar but the book made everything feel more complete. I still think that there might be 3 personalities in Norton...