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  • Straight Flush

  • The True Story of Six College Friends Who Dealt Their Way to a Billion-Dollar Online Poker Empire - and How it All Came Crashing Down...
  • By: Ben Mezrich
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 180
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 182

Based on extensive insider interviews and participation, acclaimed author Ben Mezrich's Straight Flush tells the captivating rags-to-riches tale of a group of University of Montana frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local dive bar into AbsolutePoker.com, one of the largest online companies in the world. But then the U.S. Department of Justice placed a bull's-eye on Absolute Poker. Did they fold - or double down and ride their hot hand?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great story and great writing <br />

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-16-17
  • Straight Flush
  • The True Story of Six College Friends Who Dealt Their Way to a Billion-Dollar Online Poker Empire - and How it All Came Crashing Down...
  • By: Ben Mezrich
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt

great story and great writing <br />

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

Reviewed: 11-16-17

the narrator left a little to be desired but the overall story was great I wish I knew how it really ends

  • The Lost World

  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,888
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,113

It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end - the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. But there are rumors that something has survived.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dodgson! We've got Dodgson here...

  • By Cage on 05-17-12

good book , great reader

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

Reviewed: 04-14-17

this was much better than the movie although that is no great surprise to any other listeners

  • War and Remembrance

  • By: Herman Wouk
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
  • Length: 56 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,573
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,074

Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II, which begins with The Winds of War and continues here in War and Remembrance, stands as the crowning achievement of one of America's most celebrated storytellers. Like no other books about the war, Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events - and all the drama, romance, heroism, and tragedy of World War II - as it immerses us in the lives of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What can I say that hasn't already been said??

  • By aaron on 01-31-12

absolutely excellent

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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: 08-06-16

I love both books in this series great story and great reader this is a fantastic look into american and world history.

  • Little Big Man

  • By: Thomas Berger, Larry McMurtry - introduction
  • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker, Scott Sowers, Henry Strozier
  • Length: 20 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 928
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 861

Audie Award, Literary Fiction, 2016. The story of Jack Crabbe, raised by both a white man and a Cheyenne chief. As a Cheyenne, Jack ate dog, had four wives, and saw his people butchered by General Custer's soldiers. As a white man, he participated in the slaughter of the buffalo and tangled with Wyatt Earp.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's a Good Day to Listen

  • By Dubi on 05-21-15

excellent frontier novel

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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: 03-18-16

this was a great story very engaging and as usual far exceeded the story in the movie although the movie was very good as well.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Ultra Mindset

  • By: Travis Macy, John Hanc
  • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 663
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 599
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 600

Travis Macy has summited glacial peaks in the French Alps, rappelled into limestone caves in China, and raced through parched deserts in Utah. In 2013 he famously won the Leadman Series, a combination of nearly 300 miles of high-altitude trail running and mountain biking over the course of five epic endurance races. Macy achieved all of these victories without elite professional training or even exceptional strength, speed, or flexibility.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Advice

  • By thomas on 05-04-15

it was inspirational and informative a great book

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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: 02-21-16

great for parents and runners alike I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in both topics

  • Born to Run

  • A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
  • By: Christopher McDougall
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,951
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,809
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,846

Why we think it’s a great listen: Want to join the “superhumans”? Luckily you don’t have to run to catch up with them, thanks to McDougall’s and Sanders’ inspiring (and motivating) journey through history, science, physiology, health, entertaining characters and unlikely friendships. Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of all, pure inspiration, Born to Run is an epic adventure.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I'm not a runner ...

  • By B.J. on 09-01-09

excellent content ....changes the way you think

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-15-15

this book will challenge conventional wisdom about many things that about running and about the history and progress of the human race.

  • One Man's Wilderness

  • An Alaskan Odyssey
  • By: Sam Keith, Richard Proenneke
  • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 720
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 642
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 646

To live in a pristine land unchanged by man... to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed... to choose an idyllic site, cut trees and build a log cabin... to be a self-sufficient craftsman, making what is needed from materials available... to be not at odds with the world but content with one's own thoughts and company. Thousands have had such dreams, but Richard Proenneke lived them.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Alaskan Read!

  • By Pamela M. on 10-10-14

a great story

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

Reviewed: 03-23-15

this is one of those audible books that a person could sit and listen to over and over again. need I day more than thank you?

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Deep Survival

  • True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death
  • By: Laurence Gonzales
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,551
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,112

After her plane crashes, a 17-year-old girl spends 11 days walking through the Peruvian jungle. Against all odds, with no food, shelter, or equipment, she gets out. A better equipped group of adult survivors of the same crash sits down and dies. What makes the difference?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating 1st Half, Cynical 2nd Half.

  • By Alex Curtis on 07-05-14

thought provoking and engaging ....excellent

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-15

this book will get your mind working on ideas that may never occur otherwise. You will surely talk about topics from this book with family and friends. well worth the time .