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    • The Lincolns

    • Portrait of a Marriage
    • By: Daniel Mark Epstein
    • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
    • Length: 21 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    In 1974 the historian Fawn Brodie predicted that a "sensitive study of the Lincoln marriage will not always defy biographers". Until now, it has. The only book-length treatment of the marriage was published in 1953, when scholars lacked today's resources and were still struggling with deep-seated prejudices about Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln. Now Daniel Mark Epstein has produced an incisive and balanced portrait of the Lincolns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!

    • By F. Elizabeth Hauser on 12-14-08

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Loyal Son

    • The War in Ben Franklin's House
    • By: Daniel Mark Epstein
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America's founding fathers. His wit, his charm, his inventiveness - even his grandfatherly appearance - are legendary. But this image obscures the scandals that dogged him throughout his life. In The Loyal Son, award-winning historian Daniel Mark Epstein throws the spotlight on one of the more enigmatic aspects of Franklin's biography: his complex and confounding relationship with his illegitimate son, William.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping Narrative

    • By Jean on 08-07-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Hannukah Lights

    • Stories from the Festival of Lights, Volume 2
    • By: Lucjan Dobroszycki, Daniel Mark Epstein, Marie B. Jaffe, and others
    • Narrated by: Theodore Bikel, Elliott Gould, Amanda Karr, and others
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Recollections of childhood celebrations are brought together here, from the Yiddish translation of "A Visit from St Nicholas" to a mother reminiscing about her childhood Hannukah celebrations - or as her Gentile friends call it, "Jewish Christmas".

    Regular price: $9.10

    • The Ballad of Bob Dylan

    • A Portrait
    • By: Daniel Mark Epstein
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    The Ballad of Bob Dylan is a vivid, full-bodied portrait of one of the most influential artists of the 20th-century - a man widely regarded as the most important lyricist America has ever produced. Acclaimed poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein frames Dylan against the backdrop of four seminal concerts - all of which he attended. Beautifully written, The Ballad of Bob Dylan is a unique, eye-opening portrait of an artist who has transformed generations and continues to inspire and surprise today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book, excellent narration

    • By L chandler on 12-22-11

    Regular price: $20.97