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Katherine A. Niewodowski

Jersey City, NJ, USA
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  • Stories from the Storm

  • Hurricane Katrina Survivors, In Their Own Words
  • By: Audible Studios
  • Narrated by: Carter Hooper, Celia Collins, Tom Fitzmorris, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 243
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 127

In the weeks after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast on August 29th, Audible reached out to customers in the affected area to offer help. Many customers responded and several agreed to be interviewed about their experience. Stories from the Storm was recorded in mid-November, in the days when many people were still clearing debris and figuring out how to restart their lives. These riveting stories will remind listeners of the heartbreak, confusion, and perseverance of the Katrina survivors.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • interesting stories from those who experienced it

  • By Richard on 04-18-10

No people of color?!

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-20-19

Hurricane Katrina disproportionately affected people of color yet this group of stories does not include a single poc. That is very disappointing considering the toll the storm took on black communities, in particular.

  • I Am, I Am, I Am

  • Seventeen Brushes with Death
  • By: Maggie O'Farrell
  • Narrated by: Daisy Donovan
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

I Am, I Am, I Am is Maggie O'Farrell's astonishing memoir of the near-death experiences that have punctuated and defined her life. The childhood illness that left her bedridden for a year, which she was not expected to survive. A teenage yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster. An encounter with a disturbed man on a remote path. And, most terrifying of all, an ongoing, daily struggle to protect her daughter - for whom this book was written - from a condition that leaves her unimaginably vulnerable to life's myriad dangers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Her prose is beautiful!

  • By Judy on 03-25-18

Self indulgent

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

Reviewed: 03-04-18

The tone from both the author and the narrator was aggressively self indulgent. While the subject matter beckoned compassion, the tenor repelled.

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  • Mantra Meditation for Creating Abundance

  • A 40-Day Program Using the Power of Sacred Sound
  • By: Thomas Ashley-Farrand
  • Narrated by: Thomas Ashley-Farrand
  • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 76

With Mantra Meditation for Creating Abundance, you are invited to engage the practice of sacred sound to invite positive changes in your finances, your career, your creative pursuits, and your search for inner wisdom. Mantras, teaches Thomas Ashley-Farrand, are highly evolved sound formulas first developed in ancient India, which can influence the subtle energies both around us and within us.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it!

  • By Fabiola on 04-12-16

inconsistencies

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

Reviewed: 12-03-16

Some of the mantra repetitions are counted incorrectly. In one instance when he says "We'll be chanting this mantra 108 times" it's actually only 51 times. I have another audio Mantra book by this author and was disappointed to find that much of this book was 'copy and pasted' recordings from the other book.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful