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    • The Queen of Katwe

    • A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl
    • By: Tim Crothers
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Phiona Mutesi sleeps in a decrepit shack with her mother and four siblings and struggles to find a single meal each day. Phiona Mutesi is also one of the best chess players in the world. One day in 2005, while searching for food, nine-year-old Phiona followed her brother to a dusty veranda where she met Robert Katende, another child of the Ugandan slums, who works for an American organization that offers relief and religion through sports. Robert introduced Phiona to the game of chess and soon recognized her immense talent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!!

    • By Pamela on 10-22-16

    Regular price: $18.85

    • Hard Work

    • A Life On and Off the Court
    • By: Roy Williams, Tim Crothers, John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Alan Winter, Rick Adamson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Coach Roy Williams, one of the most respected, successful, and dominant basketball coaches in the nation, had an unlikely rise to the Hall of Fame and a career that boasts the highest winning percentage among all active college coaches. Now, for the first time, Williams tells the story of his life that few people know, from his turbulent family life as a child to the North Carolina Tar Heels' National Championship victory in 2009.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the listen

    • By Curtis on 12-29-09

    Regular price: $20.97