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    • The Lowells of Massachusetts

    • An American Family
    • By: Nina Sankovitch
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The Lowells of Massachusetts were a remarkable family. They were settlers in the New World in the 1600s, revolutionaries creating a new nation in the 1700s, merchants and manufacturers building prosperity in the 1800s, and scientists and artists flourishing in the 1900s. Though no strangers to controversy, the family boasted some of the most astonishing individuals in America's history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What an amazing family

    • By Ted Theodore Logan on 06-25-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Tolstoy and the Purple Chair

    • My Year of Magical Reading
    • By: Nina Sankovitch
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Nina Sankovitch has always been a reader. As a child, she discovered that a trip to the local bookmobile with her sisters was more exhilarating than a ride at the carnival. Books were the glue that held her immigrant family together. When Nina's eldest sister died at the age of 46, Nina turned to books for comfort, escape, and introspection. In her beloved purple chair, she rediscovered the magic of such writers as Toni Morrison, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ian McEwan, Edith Wharton, and, of course, Leo Tolstoy. Through the connections Nina made with books and authors (and even other readers), her life changed profoundly.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • True Inspiration

    • By colprubin on 07-28-14

    Regular price: $21.67