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    • Before I Forget

    • Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer's
    • By: B. Smith, Dan Gasby, Michael Shnayerson
    • Narrated by: B. Smith, Dan Gasby
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven, B. Smith is struggling at 66 with a tag she never expected to add to that string: Alzheimer's patient. She's not alone. Every 67 seconds someone newly develops it, and millions of lives are affected by its aftershocks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poignant Memoir, Stirring Call to Action

    • By Gillian on 01-29-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Contender

    • Andrew Cuomo, a Biography
    • By: Michael Shnayerson
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 23 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Andrew Cuomo is the protagonist of an ongoing political saga that reads like a novel. In many ways his rise, fall, and rise again is an iconic story: a young American politician of vaunting ambition, aiming for nothing less than the presidency. Building on his father's political success, a first run for governor in 2002 led to a stinging defeat and a painful, public divorce from Kerry Kennedy, scion of another political dynasty. Cuomo had to come back from seeming political death and reinvent himself.

    Regular price: $30.79

    • My Song

    • A Memoir
    • By: Harry Belafonte, Michael Shnayerson
    • Narrated by: Harry Belafonte, Mirron Willis
    • Length: 19 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Belafonte grew up, poverty-ridden, in Harlem and Jamaica. His mother was a complex woman - caring but withdrawn, eternally angry and rarely satisfied. His father was distant and physically abusive. It was not an easy life, but it instilled in young Harry the hard-nosed toughness of the city and the resilient spirit of the Caribbean lifestyle. It also gave him the drive to make good and channel his anger into actions that were positive and life-affirming. His journey led to the U.S. Navy during World War II, where he encountered an onslaught of racism but also fell in love with the woman he eventually married.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Khafre on 12-30-11

    Regular price: $33.60