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    • The Catcher in the Rye: A Reader's Guide to the J.D. Salinger Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Sean Lenhart
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Few novels have affected readers (especially young people) like J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author J.D. Salinger, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Catcher in the Rye, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Listen to the book elsewhere. Audible should offer the book .

    • By Love owls on 06-16-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Great Gatsby: A Reader's Guide to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Sean Lenhart
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    This new guide gives you an in-depth analysis of The Great Gatsby, unlocking its more confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, and detailed chapter summaries and analysis.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Of Mice and Men: A Reader's Guide to the John Steinbeck Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Robert Armin
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is widely considered one of the greatest of American novels. This new guide gives you an in-depth analysis of this important work, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Steinbeck, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and an examination of critical questions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • just an abstract

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-08-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Study Guide: George Orwell's Animal Farm

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    George Orwell's Animal Farm is a dark fable showing the dangers of propaganda and totalitarianism. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author George Orwell, a look at the novel's historical context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to Animal Farm - concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • As I Lay Dying: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Chiquito Joaquim Crasto
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author - but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, As I Lay Dying can be easy to understand. Included are: a thorough description of all the characters, a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a biography of Faulkner, and much more. This guide is guaranteed to help you be an expert on As I Lay Dying - all in a concise and enjoyable format.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen!

    • By Marla on 04-09-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Study Guide: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Few novels have affected audiences (especially young people) like JD Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author JD Salinger, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Catcher in the Rye, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Rip off

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Fahrenheit 451: A Reader's Guide to the Ray Bradbury Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Paul Aulridge
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    This new guide enhances your understanding of Fahrenheit 451, challenging you to think about the book in new ways. Included are a biography of author Ray Bradbury, a character guide, an examination of the book's historical context, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis of critical questions and themes in the story. This is the definitive guide to Fahrenheit 451, concise and easy-to-understand, guaranteed to add to your enjoyment.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Julius Caesar: A Reader's Guide to the William Shakespeare Play

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's greatest and most performed plays. With this new guide, you will have an even better understanding of the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author William Shakespeare, a look at the play's context, its literary elements, detailed scene summaries, character analysis, and much more. This is the definitive guide to Julius Caesar, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic play.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By Richard on 11-24-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Brave New World: A Reader's Guide to the Aldous Huxley Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Thomas D. Hand
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Few science fiction novels have been so accurate in their predictions as Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the original book. This guide is concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of the classic story.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • NOT THE REAL BOOK

    • By JW on 09-03-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Gravity's Rainbow Handbook

    • A Key to the Thomas Pynchon Novel
    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Thomas Pynchon has a reputation as a "difficult" author - but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, Gravity's Rainbow can be understood by the average listener. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all major characters, a biography of Pynchon, suggestions for essay topics, and much more. This guide is guaranteed to help you finish and make sense of Gravity's Rainbow - all in a concise and easy format.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Solid Summary

    • By Anonymous User on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Guide to Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    A guide to Slaughterhouse-Five.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not much more than a summary of the plot line, such as it is.

    • By Mark Hommerding on 08-30-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • A Reader's Guide to The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Paul Aulridge
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A concise new guide to Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Included are a biography of Chbosky, a detailed book summary and commentary, a look at all the literary elements of the text, and a guide to essay topics and critical questions. Whether you need to review the book or just want to gain deeper understanding, this new guide will add to your overall enjoyment and experience.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Hamlet: A Reader's Guide to the William Shakespeare Play

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Seth D. Anderson
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Few plays have had more impact than William Shakespeare's Hamlet. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the play. Included in this guide: a biography of author William Shakespeare, a look at the play's context and its literary elements, detailed scene summaries, character analysis, and much more. This is the definitive guide to Hamlet, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic play.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Meech13

    • By MEECH RODRIGUEZ on 11-09-15

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Nine Stories: A Reader's Guide to the J.D. Salinger Story Collection

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Don Sobczak
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    J.D. Salinger followed up his enormously popular The Catcher in the Rye with a collection of nine stories that were equally powerful and mysterious. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of these challenging stories, avoid confusion, and unravel the mysteries Salinger included in the text.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't do it!!

    • By Michael Moore on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Macbeth: A Reader's Guide to the William Shakespeare Play

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's greatest and darkest plays. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the play. Included in this guide: a biography of author William Shakespeare, a look at the play's context, its literary elements, detailed scene summaries, character analysis, and much more. This is the definitive guide to Macbeth, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic play.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Vipassana Meditation

    • My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In the Buddhist tradition, Vipassana means "insight into the true nature of reality". It is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation and courses in the technique are offered around the world. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes his experiences at one such course, providing a thorough account of the pros and cons involved. This audiobook will help you decide if a course in Vipassana is right for you, and includes information on taking a course yourself.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A misrepresentation

    • By Thomas John on 09-13-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Odyssey: A Reader's Guide to the Homer Epic

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Sean Lenhart
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Odyssey is one of the most powerful stories in Western literature. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a historical look at the book's origins, a look at its context in Ancient Greece, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Odyssey, concise, easy to listen to, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Book Thief: A Reader's Guide to the Markus Zusak Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Jon Diienno
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Few novels have offered the modern listener such a fresh view of World War II as Markus Zusak's The Book Thief. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author Markus Zusak, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Book Thief - concise, easy to listen to, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • On the Road: A Reader's Guide to the Jack Kerouac Novel

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Jack Kerouac's On the Road was a handbook for a generation and continues to inspire people today with its wild energy and unconventional ideas. With this new guide you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author Jack Kerouac, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Fault in Our Stars

    • A Reader's Guide to the John Green Novel
    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Few novels have affected readers (especially young people) like John Green's The Fault in Our Stars. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Green, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays.

    Regular price: $6.95

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