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    • I Am Spartacus!

    • Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist
    • By: Kirk Douglas
    • Narrated by: Michael Douglas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    Now, more than 50 years after the release of his enduring epic Spartacus, Douglas reveals the riveting drama behind the making of the legendary gladiator film. Writing from his heart and from his own meticulously researched archives, Kirk Douglas, at 95, looks back candidly—and often with self-effacing humor—at his audacious decision to give public credit to Trumbo, thus effectively ending the notorious Hollywood blacklist.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • McCarthyism, Hollywood, Spartacus and Kirk Douglas

    • By Jefferson on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Let's Face It

    • 90 Years of Living, Loving, and Learning
    • By: Kirk Douglas
    • Narrated by: Jason Alexander
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    Kirk Douglas is a born storyteller, and in this engrossing memoir, he offers wonderful tales, favorite jokes, and hard-won insights. As he explores the mixed blessings of growing older, he looks back at his youth and his glamorous life in Hollywood. He tells delightful stories of the making of such films as Spartacus and includes anecdotes about such friends as Frank Sinatra, Lauren Bacall, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, John Wayne, and Johnny Cash.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WONDERFUL

    • By JILL GRUNDLAND on 03-27-08

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Kirk and Anne

    • Letters of Love, Laughter, and a Lifetime in Hollywood
    • By: Kirk Douglas, Anne Douglas, Michael Douglas - foreword
    • Narrated by: Cameron Douglas, Kelsey Douglas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Film legend Kirk Douglas and Anne Buydens, his wife of nearly 63 years, look back on a lifetime filled with drama both on and off the screen. Sharing priceless correspondence with each other as well as the celebrities and world leaders they called friends, Kirk and Anne is a candid portrayal of the pleasures and pitfalls of a Hollywood life lived in the public eye.

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Growing Up Twice

    • Shaping a Future by Reliving My Past
    • By: Aaron Kirk Douglas
    • Narrated by: Aaron Kirk Douglas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A 2017 inspirational book-of-the-ear award winner for Readers' Favorite, this heartfelt memoir captures the life-changing power of unconditional love and perseverance. This is the spellbinding true story of one middle-aged man mentoring the teenage son of an undocumented Latina immigrant. It's a journey of mentorship, brotherhood, struggle, fatherhood and friendship. It's emotional, raw and honest -- and sometimes heartbreaking.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Dance with the Devil: A Novel

    • By: Kirk Douglas
    • Narrated by: Kirk Douglas
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Hollywood can be a tough town, but its been awfully good to Danny Dennison. At 55, he's wealthy, successful, and although the movies he directs are more hot commerce than great art, he's respected throughout the film world. But Danny Dennison has been living a lie. His true identity is buried halfway around the world in the ruins of a Nazi concentration camp. Danny believes his secret to be safe - until he meets Luba, a young sensuous call girl.

    Regular price: $11.17

    • The Gift

    • A Novel
    • By: Kirk Douglas
    • Narrated by: Kirk Douglas
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Softhearted, emotionally fragile Patricia Dennison, orphaned heiress to the Stoneham fortune, divides her life between trips to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is ensconced in the suicide ward, and the farm where she pensions off broken-down horses, cultivates a lush rose garden (with ladybugs, not pesticides), and moons after a handsome, seemingly heroic doctor. Enter arrogant Miguel Cardiga, a Portuguese bullfighter whose career is sidelined by a rogue bull's deadly horns.

    Regular price: $13.96