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    • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    • The Complete First Edition
    • By: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Jack Zipes (translator and editor)
    • Narrated by: Joel Richards, Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 624
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 571
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 573

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel", "Hansel and Gretel", and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exactly What I Wanted

    • By T.S. White on 12-27-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • If Not Now, When?

    • Duty and Sacrifice in America's Time of Need
    • By: Colonel Jack Jacobs (Ret.), Douglas Century
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Army First Lieutenant Jack Jacobs was serving as an advisor to the South Vietnamese when he and his men came under devastating attack. Severely wounded, Jacobs took command and withdrew the unit, returning again and again to the site of the attack to rescue more men, saving the lives of a U.S advisor and thirteen Allied soldiers. Colonel Jacobs received the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • If Not Now When.

    • By Charles on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Stories of the Sea

    • Great Maritime Mysteries and Adventures
    • By: W. W. Jacobs, J. G. Lockhart, Joseph Conrad, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    A riveting collection of stories of ships, sailors, adventures on the high seas and maritime mysteries. The Tale by Joseph Conrad. The Saloon Passenger by E. W. Hornung. The Terrible Story of the "Mary Russell" by J. G. Lockhart. Marooned by J. G. Lockhart. A Rash Experiment by W. W. Jacobs. The Mystery of the Mary Celeste by J. G. Lockhart. Smoked Skipper by W. W. Jacobs. The Flying Dutchman by J. G. Lockhart. The Cabin Passenger by W. W. Jacobs. The Ship that saw a Ghost by Frank Norris.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • poorly performed

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-11-16

    Regular price: $16.52