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    • Rothstein

    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    The model for The Great Gatsby's Meyer Wolfsheim and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls, Arnold Rothstein was an underworld genius, racketeer, rumrunner, and mastermind who, as F. Scott Fitzgerald observed, played "with the faith of 15 million people with the single-mindedness of a burglar blowing a safe."

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Time well spent

    • By Michael on 07-15-04

    Regular price: $25.17

    • 1920

    • The Year of Six Presidents
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    The presidential election of 1920 was among history's most dramatic. Six once-and-future presidents--Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt--jockeyed for the White House. With voters choosing between Wilson's League of Nations and Harding's front-porch isolationism, the 1920 election shaped modern America.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating view into the US at the end of WWI

    • By D. Littman on 12-31-09
    • The Year of Six Presidents
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 157 ratings

    Regular price: $26.57