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    • Last Girl Before Freeway

    • The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers
    • By: Leslie Bennetts
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Joan Rivers was more than a legendary comedian; she was an icon and a role model to millions, a fearless pioneer who left a legacy of expanded opportunity when she died in 2014. Her life was a dramatic roller coaster of triumphant highs and devastating lows: the suicide of her husband, her feud with Johnny Carson, her estrangement from her daughter, her many plastic surgeries, her ferocious ambition, and her massive insecurities.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Okay, but expected more

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-04-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Feminine Mistake

    • By: Leslie Bennetts
    • Narrated by: Leslie Bennetts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Women are constantly being told that it's simply too difficult to balance work and family, so if they don't really "have to" work, it's better for their families if they stay home. Not only is this untrue, Leslie Bennetts says, but the arguments in favor of stay-at-home motherhood fail to consider the surprising benefits of work and the unexpected toll of giving it up. It's time, she says, to get the message across: combining work and family really is the best choice for most women.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • couldn't get into it.

    • By diana prince on 09-21-15

    Regular price: $21.67