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    • The Secrets of Mary Bowser

    • A Novel
    • By: Lois Leveen
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    Based on a remarkable true story, The Secrets of Mary Bowser is an inspiring tale of one daring woman's willingness to sacrifice her own freedom to change the course of history.... All her life, Mary has been a slave to the wealthy Van Lew family of Richmond, Virginia. But when Bet, the willful Van Lew daughter, decides to send Mary to Philadelphia to be educated, she must leave her family to seize her freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful performance of a great story.

    • By Jay on 12-23-12

    Regular price: $39.92

    • Juliet's Nurse

    • By: Lois Leveen
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day-old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to become the wet-nurse to their newborn baby. As she serves her beloved Juliet over the next fourteen years, the nurse learns the Cappellettis’ darkest secrets. Those secrets - and the nurse’s deep personal grief - erupt across five momentous days of love and loss that destroy a daughter, and a family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good try but no go

    • By Pita on 10-13-14

    Regular price: $22.67