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  • Jim Collins and Mort Hansen on Flourishing in Uncertainty | Jim Collins,Mort Hansen

    Jim Collins and Mort Hansen on Flourishing in Uncertainty

    • ORIGINAL (20 mins)
    • By Jim Collins, Mort Hansen
    • Narrated By Dave Summers
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    (5)
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    Jim Collins and Mort Hansen, co-authors of the book Great By Choice, discuss their research on fundamental business concepts and why some companies excel in chaos, turbulence, and uncertainty while others do not. Jim describes it as the most fascinating analysis that he's ever been associated with in nearly 25 years of research. Some of those fascinating insights include the role of luck and innovation, their "triad of behaviors", as well as firing your "bullets" and then firing your "cannonballs".

    William and Patricia Kolehmainen says: "It was alright..."
  • The Reasonable Art of Fly Fishing | Terry Mort

    The Reasonable Art of Fly Fishing

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Terry Mort
    • Narrated By Michael Taylor
    Overall
    (161)
    Performance
    (127)
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    "One of the best acid tests of an introductory book...is that the text allows the reader to learn an important skill independent of the illustrations. Fly casting is very difficult to teach in person, and even more so in print, yet this book contains the best, the most interesting, and the most effective introduction to fly casting I have ever read."

    Del says: "Well worth the money"
  • The Monet Murders | Terry Mort

    The Monet Murders

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Terry Mort
    • Narrated By Tony Pasqualini
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (373)
    Performance
    (336)
    Story
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    Private investigator to the stars Riley Fitzhugh finds himself caught up in the case of a missing Hollywood beauty - and a stolen Monet - in a 1930s hard-boiled caper as deadly as it is delightful. Hollywood, 1934. Prohibition is finally over, but there is still plenty of crime for an ambitious young private eye to investigate. Though he has a slightly checkered past, Riley Fitzhugh is well connected in the film industry and is hired by a major producer - whose lovely girlfriend has disappeared.

    Mike T. says: "Noir light."
  • Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury | Sam Weller (Editor),Mort Castle (Editor)

    Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Sam Weller (Editor), Mort Castle (Editor)
    • Narrated By George Takei, Edward Herrmann, Kate Mulgrew, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (100)
    Performance
    (93)
    Story
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    Ray Bradbury - peerless storyteller, poet of the impossible, and one of America's most beloved authors - is a literary giant whose remarkable career spanned seven decades. Now 26 of today's most diverse and celebrated authors offer new short works in honor of the master; stories of heart, intelligence, and dark wonder from a remarkable range of creative artists.

    Dave says: "The Heirs to Ray Bradbury"
  • How to Meet Girls: Meet and Talk to Attractive Girls Without Fear or Hesitation |  Mort

    How to Meet Girls: Meet and Talk to Attractive Girls Without Fear or Hesitation

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 18 mins)
    • By Mort
    • Narrated By Mort
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (2)
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    (2)
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    How to Meet Girls is a comprehensive, easy to follow guide on how to meet the girl of your dreams. Many guys feel unable to go up and talk to a girl even if they're desperately attracted to her. Their stomach feels twisted in knots. They feel pressure from the watching eyes of bystanders. Their minds give them all sorts of reasons not to take action. If you're one of those guys and you really want to turn this area of your life around, you can. How to Meet Girls will tell you everything you need to know to meet whichever girl you want, whenever you want.

    Bikram Agarwal says: "Common theoretical knowledge that I already had."
  • Mort Sahl's America | Mort Sahl

    Mort Sahl's America

    • Abridged/Unabridged (1 hr and 9 mins)
    • By Mort Sahl
    • Narrated By Mort Sahl, Eugene McCarthy
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    (1)
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    (1)
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    (1)

    In Mort Sahl's America, the sophisticated, political satirist exposes the grand follies of the powers that be. He tips his dagger towards liberal or conservative, from Robert Dole to Bill Clinton, from Jesse Jackson to Al Gore, no one is spared. Sahl takes his audience on an incredible trip back to Barbra Streisand's 1992 fundraising extravaganza for then Arkansas Governor, Bill Clinton, relaying Streisand's analysis of each of the party's attendees.

  • Don't Mean Nothin: Vietnam War Stories | John Mort

    Don't Mean Nothin: Vietnam War Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs)
    • By John Mort
    • Narrated By Gene Engene
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    These 12 stories reflect the combat infantry experience of the Vietnam War--in the gritty “Tanks”, “Called of God”, and “Incubation Period”. There’s also the woman’s perspective of Arlene, a naive Red Cross volunteer or “Doughnut Dolly” in “A Man’s World".

    Jim says: "I wouldn't waste my money."
  • Cursed Be the Child | Mort Castle

    Cursed Be the Child

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Mort Castle
    • Narrated By Nick Santa Maria
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4)
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    Cursed Be the Child by Mort Castle is a classic horror novel of possession and revenge. Lisette has been dead for nearly a century, but she is very determined to get payback on the big, cruel world that betrayed her. This is not a book for the faint-of-heart. It is a story of a tormented soul, that of a murdered child, Lisette, who was raped and killed when she was only five years old.

  • New Moon on the Water | Mort Castle

    New Moon on the Water

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Mort Castle
    • Narrated By Multiple
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    In a smoky, after hours jazz joint where almost nobody ever dies, or the ranch house next door owned by a monster, or a high rise elevator in which raging terror awaits the next passenger, these brilliant stories discover a world you thought you knew - and a darker one you will never forget. With 13 stories never before collected, New Moon on the Water is Mort Castle's first new collection in a decade.

  • Deadly Election | Mort Castle

    Deadly Election

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Mort Castle
    • Narrated By Scott Glennon
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    Great novel with a "superhero team", a guy based on Walt Disney, and a presidential candidate who runs on a "tough on crime" platform: the character owns a chain of franchise funeral parlors and is Dracula's descendant.

  • Cursed Be the Child | Mort Castle

    Cursed Be the Child

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Mort Castle
    • Narrated By Nick Santa Maria
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Overwhelmed by the evil spirit of Lisette, Missy plots horrible vengeance against her parents, and others. Each character is attacked by Lisette, and each one of them fights in the battle to defeat her.

  • The Strangers | Mort Castle

    The Strangers

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Mort Castle
    • Narrated By Milton Bagby
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Mike Louden is a Stranger. It's a name he's given himself and others like him. Because he knows that modern society is filled with people like him - Strangers who do not fit into the restrictive boundaries of normal social behavior. For deep down, far beneath the surface of pleasant, ordinary Michael Louden is another person - a homicidal maniac who schemes to murder everyone he knows. The day of the Stranger is coming, coming faster than anyone can imagine.

    Grey says: "The narrator made a great story unbearable"
  • The Strangers | Mort Castle

    The Strangers

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Mort Castle
    • Narrated By Milton Bagby
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    You see him at PTA meetings, selling peanuts for Kiwanis, mowing his lawn. Michael Louden is your ever-so-average nice guy, your neighbor, your friend - except he wants to kill you and your family and your dog. He's the next door serial psycho, Jack the Ripper in Willy Loman's well-shined shoes - and John Wayne Gacy in his clown costume. And he's not alone.

  • Soldier In Paradise | John Mort

    Soldier In Paradise

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By John Mort
    • Narrated By Jerry Sciarrio
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    John Mort’s compelling first novel embodies both the Vietnam combat experience and the sad aftermath for those who underwent it. Alternating between “stateside” chapters after the war and the Vietnam chapters dramatizing it, the novel creates a tension back and forth in time as well as geography. We participate in the trauma of combat in crisp and authentic detail, and we witness the effect of that experience on “Irish” Donnelly, a bookish, reluctant soldier, and his fellow infantrymen in the jungles and mountains of Vietnam.

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