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    • Lucy

    • A Novel
    • By: Ellen Feldman
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    On the eve of World War I, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt, fiercely ambitious and still untouched by polio, falls in love with his wife's social secretary, Lucy Mercer. Eleanor stumbles on their letters and divorce is discussed, but honor and ambition win out. Franklin promises he will never see Lucy again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Book

    • By Kensington Reviewer on 08-01-05

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Terrible Virtue

    • A Novel
    • By: Ellen Feldman
    • Narrated by: Kate Udall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The daughter of a hard-drinking, smooth-tongued freethinker and a mother worn down by 13 children, Margaret Sanger vowed her life would be different. Trained as a nurse, she fought for social justice beside labor organizers, anarchists, socialists, and other progressives, eventually channeling her energy to one singular cause: legalizing contraception.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I Want to Read a Good Biography

    • By Cariola on 05-06-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Next to Love

    • A Novel
    • By: Ellen Feldman
    • Narrated by: Abby Craden
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A story of love, war, loss, and the scars they leave, Next to Love follows the lives of three young women and their men during the years of World War II and its aftermath, beginning with the men going off to war and ending a generation later, when their children are on the cusp of their own adulthood. In the decades that follow, the three friends lose their innocence, struggle to raise their children, and find meaning and love in unexpected places. And as they change, so does America.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • historical frame for love and war today

    • By connie on 04-21-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Unwitting

    • By: Ellen Feldman
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    At the height of the Cold War, words are weapons and secrecy reigns. These are challenging times to be a writer and a wife, as Nell Benjamin knows only too well. One bright November day in 1963, the dazzling young president arrives in Texas and Nell receives a phone call that overturns the world as she knows it. In the shocking aftermath, whilst America mourns, Nell must come to terms with both a tragedy and a betrayal that shatters every illusion of the man she thought she knew better than anyone else.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Unwitting

    • By: Ellen Feldman
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    At the height of the Cold War, words are weapons and secrecy reigns. These are challenging times to be a writer and a wife, as Nell Benjamin knows only too well. One bright November day in 1963, the dazzling young president arrives in Texas and Nell receives a phonecall that overturns the world as she knows it. In the shocking aftermath, whilst America mourns, Nell must come to terms with both a tragedy and a betrayal that shatters every illusion of the man she thought she knew better than anyone else.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Next to Love

    • By: Ellen Feldman
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Babe, Grace, and Millie have been best friends since kindergarten. Despite their differences, they’ve played together, grown up together, and shared each other’s secrets. And when World War Two becomes a reality for America, each quickly marries her first true love. With the men away, life is difficult for these women. But when no fewer than 16 telegrams arrive on a single morning in 1944 - all bearing news of the worst kind from the War Department - the girls know that nothing will ever be the same again.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An OK story, but not much depth...

    • By Tegan on 06-05-12

    Regular price: $33.49