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    • James Earl Jones Reads The Bible: King James Version

    • By: Topics Entertainment
    • Narrated by: James Earl Jones
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 467
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    In a voice as rich as it is recognized, James Earl Jones lends his narrative talents to the King James Version of the New Testament. In over 19 hours enhanced with a complete musical score, James Earl Jones interprets the most enduring book of our time utilizing the acclaimed actor's superb storytelling and skilled characterizations. Hailed as the greatest spoken-word Bible version ever, and with almost half a million copies sold, this exquisite audio treasury is certain to enthuse and inspire.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Background music

    • By rstampa on 03-10-04

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears

    • By: Verna Aardema
    • Narrated by: James Earl Jones
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    This African folk tale, told with award-winning graphics and narration reminiscent of the traditional village storyteller, is the story of how a tale passes from animal to animal, creating a jungle disaster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Liked it

    • By C. Shannon on 02-21-18

    Regular price: $1.99

    • The Left Hand of Darkness

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • By: Ursula Le Guin
    • Narrated by: full cast, Toby Jones, James McArdle
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    The first ever broadcast dramatisation of Ursula Le Guin's seminal science fiction novel. On an alien world in the middle of an ice age, one man prepares for the biggest mission of his life. Alone and unarmed, Genly Ai has been sent from Earth to persuade the people of Gethen to join the Ekumen, a union of planets. But it's a task fraught with danger.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is not the full book

    • By Scott S on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

    • Great 20th-Century Authors Read from Their Works
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Baldwin, William Styron, and others
    • Narrated by: James Baldwin, William Styron, James Jones, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    James Baldwin reading from Another Country and Giovanni's Room; WIlliam Styron reading from Lie Down in Darkness; James Jones reading from From Here to Eternity; and Philip Roth reading from Letting Go.

    Regular price: $11.17

    • Carnival of the Animals

    • By: Camille Saint-Saens, Ogden Nash
    • Narrated by: Ted Danson, Audrey Hepburn, Charlton Heston, and others
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This star-studded rendition of Ogden Nash's humorous verses backed by a full-orchestra performance of Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals will surely delight adults and children of all ages.

    Regular price: $5.57

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 2

    • By: Calliope Author Readings, Nelson Algren, James Jones, and others
    • Narrated by: Nelson Algren, James Jones, John Updike, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Nelson Algren reading from The Man With the Golden Arm, James Jones reading from The Thin Red Line, John Updike reading “Lifeguard” from Pigeon Feathers and Other, Bernard Malamud reading from “The Mourners” from The Magic Barrre.

    Regular price: $11.17

    • Noah's Ark

    • By: Peter Spier
    • Narrated by: James Earl Jones
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Legendary actor James Earl Jones lends his eloquent voice to this dramatic version of one of the most popular stories of all time, with a dynamic, breathtaking score composed, produced, and performed by Grammy-winner Stewart Copeland (of The Police).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Audio Book

    • By monique on 06-14-12

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Christmas Eve, 1914

    • By: Charles Olivier
    • Narrated by: Cameron Daddo, Xander Berkeley, Cody Fern, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 807
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 806

    In 1914, the war which was to have been wrapped up by Christmas had - in reality - only just begun, as all sides entrenched themselves deeper into the Great War. Christmas Eve, 1914 follows one company of British officers as they rotate forward to spend their Christmas on the front lines, a mere 80 yards from the German guns. Upper- and working-class men and boys are thrown together into one trench and struggle to survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I was just reading about this in my news paper

    • By Bonnie on 12-22-14

    Regular price: $6.95

    • James Jones Reading from The Thin Red Line

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 2
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Jones
    • Narrated by: James Jones
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    James Jones, who served in combat in the Pacific in World War II, creates a scene of confusion and brutal devastation, as American soldiers struggle against an invincible enemy, and valiant young lives are destroyed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Scott Bradley on 03-01-15

    Regular price: $1.75

    • The People Speak

    • American Voices, Some Famous, Some Little Known
    • By: Howard Zinn
    • Narrated by: James Earl Jones, Harris Yulin, Kurt Vonnegut
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    In February 2003, a remarkable event took place at the 92nd Street Y in New York, a celebration of the millionth copy sold of Howard Zinn's great A People's History of the United States. Zinn drew on the words of Americans, some famous, some little known, across the range of American history. These words were read by distinguished people in the arts: Alice Walker, Alfre Woodard, Kurt Vonnegut, James Earl Jones, Danny Glover, Marisa Tomei, Harris Yulin, Andre Gregory, and others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I always find Howard Zinn books very interesting

    • By Richard Boyle on 07-29-09

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?

    • By: Eric Bentley
    • Narrated by: René Auberjonois, Edward Asner, Bonnie Bedelia, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In the mid-1950s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to "name names", and the steep price paid by those who refused.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

    • James Jones Reading from From Here to Eternity
    • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Jones
    • Narrated by: James Jones
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    James Jones brings powerful emotion and expression to his reading of the famous passage from his celebrated World War II novel in which Private Prewitt plays a version of Taps that expresses "the requiem of the common soldier".

    Regular price: $1.75

    • John, Paul, George, and Ben

    • By: Lane Smith
    • Narrated by: James Earl Jones
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    This humorous and factual history of five lads who grew up to become Founding Fathers brings the early days of American history to life with sass and substance, in Lane Smith's inimitable style.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Strength to Forgive

    • A Cadbury Novel, Book 1
    • By: Jaclyn Osborn
    • Narrated by: James Edward Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Strength to Forgive follows 19 year-old Aeron and his autistic twin brother as they start over in Cadbury, Oklahoma. Aeron meets Luke, a diner owner, and their romance unfolds. It is told in dual POV between Aeron and Luke.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story but...

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-09-17

    Regular price: $19.95