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    • Empire

    • The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes
    • By: Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 28 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 109

    Howard Hughes lived one of the greatest, most heroic, misunderstood, mysterious, bizarre, and tragic lives in American history. In this brilliantly documented biography, the mythology that surrounded that life is disentangled from the truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this from start to finish!

    • By bryan on 03-25-15

    Regular price: $48.97

    • The Betrayal of the American Dream

    • By: Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele
    • Narrated by: Wes Talbot
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    America’s unique prosperity is based on its creation of a middle class. In the 20th century, that middle class provided the workforce, the educated skills, and the demand that gave life to the world’s greatest consumer economy. It was innovative and dynamic; it eclipsed old imperial systems and colonial archetypes. It gave rise to a dream: that if you worked hard and followed the rules you would prosper in America, and your children would enjoy a better life than yours. Incredibly, however, for more than 30 years, government and big business in America have conspired to roll back the American dream....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good in generalities, exhausting in specifics

    • By NYNM on 10-01-12

    Regular price: $18.20

    • Empire

    • The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes
    • By: Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Howard Hughes lived one of the greatest, most heroic, misunderstood, mysterious, bizarre, and tragic lives in American history. In this brilliantly documented biography, the mythology that surrounded that life is disentangled from the truth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Oddly Cut

    • By Jill C. Kirkham on 08-13-17

    Regular price: $19.56