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    • Children and Fire

    • A Novel
    • By: Ursula Hegi
    • Narrated by: Ursula Hegi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Children and Fire tells the story of a single day that will forever transform the lives of the townspeople. At the core of this remarkable novel is the question of how one teacher - gifted and joyful, passionate and inventive - can become seduced by propaganda during the early months of Hitler's regime and encourage her 10-year-old students to join the Hitler-Jugend with its hikes and songs and bonfires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful and moving literary fiction

    • By Ruth Green on 10-10-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Sacred Time

    • By: Ursula Hegi
    • Narrated by: Bobby Cannavale, Mercedes Ruehl, Annabella Sciorra
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    In December 1953, Anthony Amedeo's world is nested in his Bronx neighborhood, his parent's Studebaker, the Paradise Theater, Yankee Stadium, and in his imagination, where he longs for a stencil kit to decorate the windows like all the other kids on his street. Instead, he gets a very different present: his uncle Malcolm's family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Story and Narration

    • By MP on 02-20-05

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Worst Thing I've Done

    • By: Ursula Hegi
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Friends since earliest childhood, Annie, Jake, and Mason have a special bond. When Annie's parents die on the same night that she and Mason get married, the three friends decide to raise Annie's infant sister, Opal, together. Not surprisingly, their bonds of intimacy, already deeply entangled, become strained. And then, one fateful night, the three friends goad each other into stepping over a line, with shocking, unforeseen consequences for each of them.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Stay with it

    • By Laurie on 12-31-07

    Regular price: $20.97