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Adelle Goodrich

Portland, OR
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  • Born to Run

  • By: Bruce Springsteen
  • Narrated by: Bruce Springsteen
  • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,509
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,007
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,975

In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl's halftime show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That's how this extraordinary autobiography began. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to this audio the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Boss demonstrates his strong work ethic and dedication to excellence as he tells his story.

  • By Tim on 12-21-16

A dream come true

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-08-16

Listening to Born to Run was like having Bruce sit in my kitchen and talk. An amazing job, Boss!!!

12 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • A Deeper Darkness

  • By: J. T. Ellison
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,066
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 965
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 966

As a medical examiner, Samantha Owens knows her job is to make a certain sense of death with crisp methodology and precision instruments. But the day the Tennessee floods took her husband and children, the light vanished from Sam’s life. She has been pulled into a suffocating grief no amount of workaholic ardor can penetrate - until she receives a peculiar call from Washington, D.C. On the other end of the line is an old boyfriend’s mother, asking Sam to do a second autopsy on her son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't put it down!

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-25-16

Loved the story!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-16

Great characters and reader! Made a long car trip fantastic! Hope you enjoy it as much as I did

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Another Side of Bob Dylan

  • A Personal History on the Road and Off the Tracks
  • By: Jacob Maymudes, Victor Maymudes
  • Narrated by: Jacob Maymudes
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 8

During the years they spent together, few people outside of Bob Dylan's immediate family were closer than Victor Maymudes, who was Dylan's tour manager, personal friend, and traveling companion from the 1960s through the late 1990s. Another Side of Bob Dylan recounts landmark events during that time, including Dylan's infamous motorcycle crash; his meeting the Beatles on their first U.S. tour; his marriage to Sara Lownds, as well as his romances with Joan Baez and others....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor narration

  • By Adelle Goodrich on 10-23-14

Poor narration

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-23-14

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

We were really interested, but got turned off by Jacob's narration.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

He read in short phrases, and was not fluent in sentences. It was a huge distraction for me. I'm a teacher and have many fourth graders who could have read this better.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful