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    • I Never Had It Made

    • By: Jackie Robinson
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports. Jackie Robinson's story is more than a telling of his tremendous talent; it is also a recollection that showcases his tenacious spirit, bravery and the courage of his ideals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Understanding Jackie Robinson's Best Performance

    • By Kdoll on 04-03-14

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Free Minds and Hearts at Work

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: Jackie Robinson
    • Narrated by: Jackie Robinson
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.

    Regular price: $1.88

    • My Most Unforgettable Character

    • Selections from Reader's Digest's Most Popular Series, "The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met"
    • By: Reader's Digest, Lowell Thomas, Jackie Robinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Mason Adams, Joseph Campanella, Penny Fuller, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Selections from Reader's Digest magazine's most popular series The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met. All of these stories have one thing in common: Somehow, each of the characters featured struck home in the memory of the storyteller. These characters enriched lives through humor, wisdom, adventure, and affection, each possessing a unique regard for humanity, each a gem reflecting its own light.

    Regular price: $9.07