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    • How to Talk Dirty and Influence People

    • An Autobiography
    • By: Lenny Bruce, Lewis Black - preface, Howard Reich - foreword
    • Narrated by: Ronnie Marmo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    During the course of a career that began in the 1940s, Lenny Bruce challenged the sanctity of organized religion and other societal and political conventions and widened the boundaries of free speech. Critic Ralph Gleason said, "So many taboos have been lifted, and so many comics have rushed through the doors Lenny opened. He utterly changed the world of comedy."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Appreciating the use of a four letter word

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-17

    Regular price: $26.22

    • The Van Cliburn Story

    • By: Howard Reich
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    When a lanky, unpretentious, incredibly gifted 23-year-old Texan took Moscow by musical storm in 1958, it launched a sensational career that began at the age of 13 and was to span over four decades. At the height of the Cold War, this friendly, openhearted pianist enchanted the hearts of Americans and Russians alike with playing that was more about "personal communications than exhibitionistic virtuosity".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • FLUFFY, YET INSPIRATIONAL

    • By CWPLAY on 12-10-15

    Regular price: $27.97