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    • The Secret History of Kindness

    • Learning from How Dogs Learn
    • By: Melissa Holbrook Pierson
    • Narrated by: Ann Osmond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    An intimate, surprising look at man's best friend and what the leading philosophies of dog training teach us about ourselves. Years back, Melissa Holbrook Pierson brought home a border collie named Mercy, without a clue of how to get her to behave. Stunned after hiring a trainer whose immediate rapport with Mercy seemed magical, Pierson began delving into the techniques of positive reinforcement.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent animal learning primer

    • By K. LaSala on 07-30-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Man Who Would Stop at Nothing

    • Long-Distance Motorcycling's Endless Road
    • By: Melissa Holbrook Pierson
    • Narrated by: Julie Roundtree
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Long-distance motorcycling is not a pastime but an obsession. In this candid, eloquent, sharply observed book, Melissa Holbrook Pierson introduces us to this strange endeavor and the men and women who live to ride impossibly long distances, eating up road, almost without cease. And who find it nothing but fun.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well Written, Poor Narration

    • By Joshua Smith on 11-30-16

    Regular price: $19.95