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    • Meet Ray Kroc

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: Charles Margerison
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Meet Ray Kroc, the man behind McDonald's Golden Arches and the global fast-food restaurant empire it has become. In this unique audio story, gain new insight on how he came to meet the McDonald brothers who were running a small burger joint. Understand how his experience in business and creative ideas enabled him to develop a vision that would ultimately pave the way for the whole fast food industry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Greater Understanding

    • By Apostle Kiplon L Taylor on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Meet Pavarotti

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Meet Luciano Pavarotti, one of the most famous tenors of all time. This unique audio story from The Amazing People Club offers a new perspective on his life and explores why his fans all over the world loved him. It was a rags to riches story in more senses than one. Learn how he made a decision while at a small village called Llangollen in Wales that changed his life. Discover how he took the opportunities and entertained people around the world. Pavarotti's story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Meet Walt Disney

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    Millions of people all over the world have enjoyed countless Disney films and visited Disneyland or Disneyworld. However, few know the amazing story of Walt Disney, who had the vision and masterminded the creation Mickey Mouse and the host of characters beloved all over the world. In this unique audio story from The Amazing People Club, meet Walt Disney and better understand the man and his life.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Meet Michelangelo

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Meet Michelangelo, who was born in 1485 in small village in Tuscany. In this unique audio story from The Amazing People Club, travel with him to Rome at the age of 21 and better understand how he came to complete some of the world's most influential pieces of art, including David and the awe-inspiring ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, which took him 4 years to complete. You'll hear about the challenges he faced in his long life and gain a unique perspective on the life and achievements of one of the world's most influential artists. Michelangelo's story comes to life through BioViews®.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Meet Frank Sinatra

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 2
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Meet Frank Sinatra and discover the real life story of this much-loved American musician. Born to Italian immigrants, you'll travel with Sinatra through his rough and tumble childhood. Discover how he began singing for tips, when only eight years of age. Later, he joined The Three Flashes, which would then become the Hoboken Four, which in turn would catapult him to international fame.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent, but too brief.

    • By Seth Andrews 358 on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Amazing Psychologists, Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    It has been said that the purpose of psychology is to help us understand our experiences. This unique collection of audio stories explores the lives of some of the world's most fascinating psychologists.

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Amazing Classical Musicians - Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison, Frances Corcoran (general editor), Emma Braithwaite (editorial coordination)
    • Narrated by: Charles Margerison
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. All icons that are amongst the most celebrated of all classical musicians. Their music is played all over the world, but the lives of these incredible individuals are often shrouded in mystery. Discover the stories behind masterpieces including Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata and Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Meet Percy Julian

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: Various
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Meet Percy Julian in this unique audio story from The Amazing People Club. He was an amazing chemist who was responsible for major breakthroughs in the use of soyabean oil, steroids and cortisone. He was one of the first African Americans to receive a doctorate in chemistry and the first African-American chemist inducted into the National Academy of Sciences. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1899, he faced the struggles of segregation. He beat all odds by getting his high school education, being accepted into university and finally going on to study at Harvard.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Amazing Entrepreneurs - Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ray Kroc's entrepreneurial talents enabled him to develop McDonald's from a local burger joint into an international phenomenon. Get an insight into what inspired him to make this a reality. Meet Andrew Carnegie and find out all about his life, which truly embodied the american dream. He lived the 'rags to riches' story, arriving as a poor immigrant from Scotland and becoming one of the richest men in the world, while maintaining a strong sense of social responsibility. Meet pioneer Madame C. J. Walker who blazed a successful path for black women all over the world....

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Amazing Doctors - Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Have you ever wondered about the people who developed ways to keep us healthy, such as the use of antiseptic? Explore the lives of some of most amazing doctors and gain a unique insight into the lives they led and the challenges they faced. We have all relied on doctors and nurses at various points during our lives. However, the amazing stories behind so many important and influential achievements remain unknown. This short audio collection explores the life stories of Elizabeth Garrett, Joseph Lister, and Christiaan Barnard.

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Amazing Aviators, Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This unique audio collection from The Amazing People Club explores the lives of four individuals who each took personal risks to push the bounds of human possibility. Meet the enigmatic Amelia Earhart who felt drawn to the skies from an early age and was the first woman to be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Discover the life story of the equally amazing Richard Pearse, who many claim was flying months before the Wright brothers took their maiden flight.

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Meet Frederick Douglass

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison, Various
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet Frederick Douglass and discover the amazing life story and achievements of an american social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. Once a slave himself, Douglass understood only too well the importance of freedom. He dedicated his whole life to fighting for it, eventually leading an abolitionist movement. Join Frederick Douglass on his journey from slavery to freedom, from the plantation fields in Maryland to the street of New York City. Frederick Douglass's story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Meet Johann Sabastian Bach

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Dr. Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: Charles Margerison
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet and be inspired by a musical genius, as Johann Sebastian Bach tells his own incredible story in this fascinating audio story from The Amazing People Club®. Born into a musical family, he was taught by his father and his uncle using a huge variety of instruments. Johann became a brilliant multi-instrumentalist and a highly respected organist and teacher of music.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Meet William Shakespeare

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Meet William Shakespeare in this personal audio story from The Amazing People Club. You will hear how he married a girl named Anne Hathaway and then left home to pursue his dreams of becoming a playwright in London. Experience his journey, which lead him to write great plays, such as Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet, and in turn to become one of the greatest and most influential writers of all time.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Meet Ella Fitzgerald

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Meet Ella Fitzgerald, who was known by many as the "First Lady of Song" and famously said, "I sing like I feel" - one of the many reasons that people around the world were captivated by her and her voice. Undoubtedly one of the most beloved American jazz and song vocalists, she enjoyed a musical career that lasted 59 years. It featured 14 Grammy Awards and the sale of over 40 million albums!

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Amazing Millionaires, Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: Amazing People Club
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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    You may know the names of famous millionaires and wonder how they struck it rich. This unique collection of short audio stories from The Amazing People Club tells their tales. It explores the lives of four amazing millionaires and follows them on their amazing journeys to fame and fortune.

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Amazing War Stories - Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    It is said that war brings out the very best and worst in the human spirit. This unique collection of short audio stories from The Amazing People Club explores the amazing life stories of four very different individuals. In their different ways, they demonstrated some of the very best aspects of the human spirit during some of the most difficult times in history.

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Meet Glen Miller

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet acclaimed jazz musician Glen Miller. Born in Nebraska, Miller earned enough money to buy his first trombone by milking cows and was touring as soon as he graduated high school. He influenced many famous musicians, including Louis Armstrong. He became known for many hit songs including Chattanooga Cho Choo and In the Mood.

    Regular price: $2.27

    • Amazing Love Stories - Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    What is it that makes one person fall in love with another? Explore this eternal question in this unique short collection of audio stories. You will discover the love stories behind two of the world's most amazing couples: William Shakespeare and his wife, Anne Hathaway, and Thomas Jefferson and his little-known mistress, Sally Hemings. Two very different relationships; these stories offer new perspectives on them both, revealing what drew them together and what pulled them apart.

    Regular price: $5.69

    • Amazing Business People - Volume 1

    • Inspirational Stories
    • By: Charles Margerison
    • Narrated by: Amazing People Club
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    Business makes the world go round. This unique audio collection from The Amazing People Club explores the lives of four amazing people who all enjoyed global success in a variety of ways. Get an insight into the life of Henry Ford, the man behind one of the biggest car brands in the world. Born on a farm, Henry's journey took him to Detroit, where he built the first mass produced vehicles - the Model T, the Model A and the system of 'Fordism'. His talent for invention and machines was inspired by other amazing individuals, including Thomas Edison.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Fatal flaw

    • By Anonymous Hippopotamus on 01-08-14

    Regular price: $5.69

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