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  • Morning Star, Midnight Sun

  • The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August–October 1942
  • By: Jeffrey R. Cox
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 20 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies went on the offensive in the Pacific in a desperate attempt to halt the Japanese forces that were rampaging across the region. With the conquest of Australia a very real possibility, the stakes were high. Their target: the Japanese-held Soloman Islands, in particular the southern island of Guadalcanal. Hamstrung by arcane pre-war thinking and a bureaucratic mind-set, the US Navy had to adapt on the fly in order to compete with the mighty Imperial Japanese Navy, whose ingenuity had fostered the creation of its Pacific empire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Both sides told

  • By Davidsol Cometa on 05-09-18

poorly written

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

Reviewed: 01-08-19

I find it very sad when people feel like they need to change history. The four aircraft carriers the Japanese lost at Midway were torpedoed by US subs and sank, the Japanese tried to save them and take them back to Japan to rebuild

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  • The Orthodox Christian Church: History, Beliefs, and Practices

  • By: Prof. Peter Bouteneff DPhil
  • Narrated by: Prof. Peter Bouteneff DPhil
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

Explore the fascinating history, theology, and practices that 250 million Orthodox Christians claim as their own, and discover the differences and similarities between Orthodoxy and Catholicism with this incredible series. Whether your interests lie in history, theology, ecumenism, or esthetics, you will find this course clear, enjoyable, and hugely interesting.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Orthodox Christian Convert

  • By lorinda bailey on 04-17-18

The Orthodox Church

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

I now understand the difference between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches. for a long time like many Protestant Christians I thought they were the same with different leaders. the important message of this book is that like me they are Christians.

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  • The Free State of Jones

  • Mississippi's Longest Civil War
  • By: Victoria E. Bynum
  • Narrated by: Mahershala Ali
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 163

Actor Mahershala Ali performs the gripping tale of an armed band of Confederate deserters and slaves living in a mixed-race community who rose up against the Confederate Cavalry in 1863 to form their own republic, free of slavery, in what is now the state of Mississippi. The community they formed - and the ambiguous racial identity of their descendants - confounded the rules of the segregated South well into the 20th century.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I really wanted to like it, but...

  • By Kit on 05-17-16

A part of history

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

Reviewed: 07-21-18

I have often heard that there was another side to the Civil War. That not everyone in the South supported the war. This book tells that other side, or at least a piece of it.

  • The Case for Miracles

  • By: Lee Strobel
  • Narrated by: Lee Strobel
  • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 174

This provocative audiobook starts with an unlikely interview in which America’s foremost skeptic builds a seemingly persuasive case against the miraculous. But then Strobel travels the country to quiz scholars to see whether they can offer solid answers to atheist objections. Along the way, he encounters astounding accounts of healings and other phenomena that simply cannot be explained away by naturalistic causes. The audiobook features the results of exclusive new scientific polling that shows miracle accounts are much more common than people think.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great

  • By Cory Westbrook on 06-01-18

I like Lee's approach

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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: 06-29-18

for me this was an enjoyable Listen. also a personal challenge to what I believe. Am I willing to pray for a miracle? I had better be.

  • September Hope

  • The American Side of a Bridge Too Far
  • By: John C. McManus
  • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
  • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59

In September Hope, acclaimed historian John C. McManus explores World War II’s most ambitious invasion, an immense, daring offensive to defeat Nazi Germany before the end of 1944. Operation Market-Garden is one of the war’s most famous, but least understood, battles, and McManus tells the story of the American contribution to this crucial phase of the war in Europe.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Go yanks go !

  • By Alan on 03-06-13

next time, tell the story without politics

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

Reviewed: 06-29-18

the author clearly over looked much in history to make General Montgomery look less bad. General Montgomery is totally responsible for the Market Garden disaster. he campaigned for it, and when both Eisenhower and Churchill said no he went to the press. it was all of this that got Eisenhower to finally consent to it and try to use it. it was successful in doing what Eisenhower wanted, using up German troops and keeping them disorganized.

  • Is God a Moral Monster?

  • Making Sense of the Old Testament God
  • By: Paul Copan
  • Narrated by: Claton Butcher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210

Leading apologetics writer with a proven track record tackles the most difficult Old Testament passages and topics, helping listeners to reconcile the God of righteousness with the God of love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well-rounded, thorough, and not bulletproof

  • By BruceB on 10-07-17

a different point of view.

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

Reviewed: 04-04-17

it is interesting to realize what GOD'S plan for the nation of Israel really was, not exactly what we think GOD planned

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Dreams and Visions

  • Is Jesus Awakening the Muslim World?
  • By: Tom Doyle, Greg Webster
  • Narrated by: Tom Doyle
  • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 239

Pastor Tom Doyle has spent 11 years as a full-time missionary in the Middle East and Central Asia, spreading the Word of Jesus Christ. Throughout his journey, he has encountered a staggering number of Muslims who were first introduced to Jesus through a vision or dream so powerful they eventually turned from their lifelong religion of Islam and embraced Christ as their Savior.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely

  • By Katherine on 10-19-13

GOD loves all peoples.

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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: 02-24-17

this book can open our eyes to the GOD of Jonah who preached to the Ninevites. GOD loves each and everyone of us. including Muslims. Also Hindi's, Japanese, Chinese and everyone else.

  • Code Name: Johnny Walker

  • The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs
  • By: Johnny Walker, Jim DeFelice
  • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 363
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 363

>In this illuminating and informative memoir, an Iraqi translator who risked his life working with American Sniper author Chris Kyle and the Navy SEALs tells his remarkable and inspiring story, offering a refreshing new perspective on the Iraq War. As the insurgency in Iraq intensified following the American invasion, U.S. Navy SEALs were called upon to root terrorists from their lairs. Unsure of the local neighborhoods and unable to speak the local languages, they came to rely on one man to guide them and watch their backs. He was a "terp" - an interpreter - with a job so dangerous they couldn't even use his real name.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding and real

  • By Noel C. Stanhope on 06-05-14

A man to meet

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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: 02-03-17

I would love to meet Johnny Walker. I am glad that he made it to America.

  • Bear in the Back Seat

  • Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Volume 1
  • By: Kim DeLozier, Carolyn Jourdan
  • Narrated by: Carey Jones
  • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 619
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 554
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 556

A hilarious, heartwarming, and heartbreaking memoir by the chief wildlife ranger in the number one most popular family vacation destination in the USA, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For over 30 years, Kim DeLozier acted as a referee in the wild, trying to protect millions of park visitors from one of the densest populations of wild black bears in America - and the bears from tourists who get too close.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Funny stories - But not as funny as I expected.

  • By Kelly on 06-29-16

A Good Man and the People who Support him

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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: 12-13-16

This book is kind of a history of dedicated people learning to care for wild animals, so that we can see them in their habitat. people to be admired

  • Medicine Men

  • Extreme Appalachian Doctoring
  • By: Carolyn Jourdan
  • Narrated by: Carey Jones
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 75

A collection of the most memorable moments from old-school rural physicians who each practiced medicine for more than 50 years in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Hilarious, heroic, heartwarming true stories of miracle cures, ghost dogs, and much madcap medical mayhem.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mediocre for Me

  • By Jami on 09-28-15

Heroes One and all

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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: 12-13-16

this book is about mostly men and the women and families that support them. I dare say that these men and women have a special place prepared for them in Heaven.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful