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  • The Gift of Fear

  • Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
  • By: Gavin de Becker
  • Narrated by: Thomas Stechschulte
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 845
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 758
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 756

Gavin de Becker is our nation's best-known expert on the prediction and management of violence. In The Gift of Fear, de Becker draws on his extensive expertise to shatter the myth that most violent acts are random and unpredictable, but rather usually have discernible motives and are preceded by clear warning signs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This should be required reading

  • By Melissa on 01-11-18

A book everyone should know

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 01-28-18

Gavin De Becker did the world a great service by publishing this book. Everyone should be familiar with the concepts he makes familiar with easy to understand language and powerful anecdotes.

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  • The Bungalow Mystery

  • Nancy Drew Mystery Stories 3
  • By: Carolyn Keene
  • Narrated by: Laura Linney
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166

Nancy believes her friend's guardians are trying to steal her inheritance. As she investigates, she has a perilous experience near the deserted bungalow.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great story for the family

  • By David M Hanf on 02-23-07

These books were more interesting as a child.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-16

Not as riveting, fun, memorable, or original as I remembered from reading them in childhood.