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  • The Biography of Greg Norman
  • By: Lauren St. John
  • Narrated by: Ian Esmo
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Greg Norman is golf's most complex and controversial celebrity and perhaps its most gifted and charismatic player. Winner of more than 70 tournaments, including the 1986 and 1993 British Opens, he has reigned as the world's number-one-ranked golfer for most of a decade and began 1998 as the PGA Tour's career-earnings leader with almost $12 million.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible narration

  • By Steve on 02-20-10

Terrible narration

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-20-10

I have started to listen to this bike twice but the narration is so terrible I cannot continue. The narrator sounds like he is teaching to a kindergarten class. A more annoying narration I have not heard in my years of listening to books on audio.
Unless you enjoy the punishment of bleeding ears - give it a big miss - which is a pity as I am sure it would be a good book, I may actually have to buy a copy of the actual book

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Pillars of the Earth

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 40 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,881
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,441
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,482

The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known...of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul...of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame...and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Epic story to be read by all!

  • By Gina on 07-25-09

a good read

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-07

I was very surprised by how much this book caught my interest - while it is certainly not great historical masterwork - it certainly entertaining and a view into the medieval world of England.
Enjoy it for what it is a sprawling colorful novel - not a long historical tome

10 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Money for Nothing

  • By: Donald Westlake
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 24

There is no such thing as a free lunch, but it takes Josh Redmont a while to figure that out. The first check arrived when Josh was 27, $1,000, issued by "United States Agent" through an unnamed bank with an indeterminate address in Washington, D.C. The checks continued to arrive once a month, even when Josh changed addresses, with nary an explanation or a peep from the IRS.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • stupid

  • By Steve on 10-01-06

stupid

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-06

Looked like a good book from the synopsis - was the wrong. How could a main character be so stupid and be able to dress himself - uses every sterotype imaginable - The reader sounded like he was reading a Dr Seuss book (maybe that is what it is). I finished listening to it in morbid fascination - just to see if it could get worse - it did.

It is impossible to identify with any of the characters - Seemed like the author was trying to write a comedy book - problem he has no sense of humor

6 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • Chasing the Dime

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,276
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,277

The messages waiting for Henry Pierce when he plugs in his new phone clearly aren't intended for him. They indicate something has gone terribly wrong for a woman named Lilly. Pierce probes, investigates, and then tumbles through a hole, leaving behind a life driven by work to track down and help a woman he's never met. Connelly's latest is "a grabber from the beginning...utterly compelling."

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nobody Could Be That Stupid That Many Times!

  • By David on 05-29-05

I know why his girlfriend left him

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-10-06

Oh what a mess = made it halfway through the 2nd part and gave up - unbelievable, boring, long winded, Oh and the reason his girlfriend left him - he is AN IDIOT.
Do not waste your time or money

2 of 3 people found this review helpful