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    • Wilson

    • By: A. Scott Berg
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
    • Length: 32 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 497

    A hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, and one of the most enigmatic. And now, after more than a decade of research and writing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg has completed Wilson - the most personal and penetrating biography ever written about the 28th President. This is not just Wilson the icon - but Wilson the man.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well Written & Narrated But Too Much Hero Worship

    • By IRP on 11-17-13

    Regular price: $52.50

    • Kate Remembered

    • By: A. Scott Berg
    • Narrated by: Tony Goldwyn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    For seven decades Katharine Hepburn played a leading role in the popular culture of the 20th century, reigning as an admired actress, a beloved movie star, and a treasured icon of the modern American woman. She also remained one of the most private of all the public figures of her time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth a listen

    • By Chris on 09-29-05

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Lindbergh

    • By: A. Scott Berg
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 31 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    Few American icons provoke more enduring fascination than Charles Lindbergh - renowned for his one-man transatlantic flight in 1927, remembered for the sorrow surrounding the kidnapping and death of his firstborn son in 1932, and reviled by many for his opposition to America's entry into World War II.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lindbergh Bio

    • By Dave on 10-17-13

    Regular price: $37.75

    • Goldwyn

    • A Biography
    • By: A. Scott Berg
    • Narrated by: Roddy McDowall
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    In this adventure, which would have played well in one of his own films, Schmuel Goldfisz left the Warsaw ghetto in 1895. He walked 300 miles to the Oder River, where he paid someone to row him across, smuggling him out of the Russian empire into Germany, past border patrols to another long walk to Hamburg. The gleam in his eye was America, "a far-away country, a vision of paradise." Schmuel Goldfisz became Samuel Goldwyn, one of the producers who created the Hollywood film industry.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting story; annoying narration

    • By Arthur on 12-05-11

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Wilson

    • By: A. Scott Berg
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, and one of the most enigmatic. And now, after more than a decade of research and writing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg has completed Wilson - the most personal and penetrating biography ever written about the 28th president.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The 28th President Brought to Life

    • By Joseph on 11-16-13

    Regular price: $27.99