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    • One Second After

    • By: William R. Forstchen
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,300

    Already cited on the floor of Congress and discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a book all Americans should read, One Second After is the story of a war scenario that could become all too terrifyingly real. Based upon a real weapon - the Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) - which may already be in the hands of our enemies, it is a truly realistic look at the awesome power of a weapon that can destroy the entire United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Realistic Worst Nightmare

    • By Kurt Schwoppe on 03-02-17

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Bonfire of the Vanities

    • By: Tom Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 27 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,884
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,280

    Tom Wolfe's best-selling modern classic tells the story of Sherman McCoy, an elite Wall Street bond trader who has it all: wealth, power, prestige, a Park Avenue apartment, a beautiful wife, and an even more beautiful mistress - until one wrong turn sends Sherman spiraling downward into a humiliating fall from grace. A car accident in the Bronx involving Sherman, his girlfriend, and two young lower-class black men sets a match to the incendiary racial and social tensions of 1980s New York City.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • TEN STARS

    • By JOHN on 08-23-09

    Regular price: $31.47

    • A Prayer for Owen Meany

    • By: John Irving
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 27 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,052
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,643
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,646

    Of all of John Irving's books, this is the one that lends itself best to audio. In print, Owen Meany's dialogue is set in capital letters; for this production, Irving himself selected Joe Barrett to deliver Meany's difficult voice as intended. In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys – best friends – are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills the other boy's mother. The boy who hits the ball doesn't believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after that 1953 foul ball is extraordinary and terrifying.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Painfully nostalgic

    • By Barry on 07-29-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Positively Unstoppable

    • The Art of Owning It
    • By: Diamond Dallas Page, Mick Foley - foreword
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett, Diamond Dallas Page
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239

    After decades of helping others make radical transformations in health and fitness, fitness guru Diamond Dallas Page knows what is really holding you back from profound life change. He has watched countless people take ownership of their lives, physically, mentally, and emotionally - and he has witnessed, time and again, the precise instant when a real and massive shift occurs in a person’s attitude. In Positively Unstoppable, he brings his understanding of what really moves people to change and own their lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stay Positive.

    • By Michael Gambino on 01-15-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Double Cross

    • The Explosive Inside Story of the Mobster Who Controlled America
    • By: Sam Giancana, Chuck Giancana, Tim Newark - foreword, and others
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    One of the most feared Chicago mobsters, Sam Giancana, clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He was known as one of the best vehicle escape artists, a tenacious business man, and a ruthless killer. He partied with major stars such as Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe and did business with agents ranging from the CIA to the Vatican to the shah of Iran. When politician Joe Kennedy gave Giancana the chance to use mob muscle to get his son John elected, Giancana jumped at the task.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Moony

    • By Skip Drake on 03-07-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

    • A Novel
    • By: Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard, Shelley Atkinson, Laural Merlington, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,859
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,357
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,342

    From best-selling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller combining history, science, magic, mystery, intrigue, and adventure that questions the very foundations of the modern world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional voice cast, unconventional format

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-03-17

    Regular price: $39.92

    • Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me)

    • Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts
    • By: Carol Tavris, Elliot Aronson
    • Narrated by: Marsha Mercant, Joe Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,864
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,500
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,494

    Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we tell? Backed by years of research and delivered in lively, energetic prose, Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) offers a fascinating explanation of self-deception.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent insights, but a little too long

    • By Anand on 11-11-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Mission, the Men, and Me

    • Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander
    • By: Pete Blaber
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,546
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,376
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,373

    As a commander of Delta Force - the most elite counter terrorist organization in the world - Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous, controversial, and significant military and political events of our time. Now he takes his intimate knowledge of warfare - and the heart, mind, and spirit it takes to win - and moves his focus from the combat zone to civilian life. As the smoke clears from exciting stories about never-before-revealed top-secret missions that were executed all over the globe, listeners will emerge wiser, more capable, and more ready for life's personal victories than they ever thought possible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • DELTA Adventures with Everyday Tactical Advice

    • By Billy on 05-16-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Cool Breeze on the Underground

    • By: Don Winslow
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,480
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,249
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,249

    Neal Carey is not your usual private eye. A graduate student at Columbia University, he grew up on the streets of New York, usually on the wrong side of the law. Then he met a P.I. who introduced him to the Bank, an exclusive institution with a sideline in keeping its wealthy clients happy and out of trouble. They pay Neal's college tuition, and Neal gets an education that can't be found in any textbook, from learning how to trail a suspect to mastering the proper way to search a room. Now it's payback time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Read

    • By Cody on 05-18-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Swamp Fox

    • How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution
    • By: John Oller
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    In the darkest days of the American Revolution, Francis Marion and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hope alive for the patriot cause during the critical British southern campaign. Like the Robin Hood of legend, Marion and his men attacked from secret hideaways before melting back into the forest or swamp. Employing insurgent tactics that became commonplace in later centuries, Marion and his brigade inflicted losses on the enemy that were individually small but cumulatively a large drain on British resources and morale.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was a fascinating story of a true patriot.

    • By B. Neuls on 11-29-16
    • How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution
    • By: John Oller
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 10-25-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 323 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hue 1968

    • A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
    • By: Mark Bowden
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,217
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,207

    By January 1968, despite an influx of half a million American troops, the fighting in Vietnam seemed to be at a stalemate. Yet General William Westmoreland, commander of American forces, announced a new phase of the war in which "the end begins to come into view". The North Vietnamese had different ideas. In mid-1967, the leadership in Hanoi had started planning an offensive intended to win the war in a single stroke.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I KNEW This Book Would Sting Me . . . .

    • By Bee Keeper on 07-28-17
    • A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
    • By: Mark Bowden
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 07-11-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Hope Never Dies

    • By: Andrew Shaffer
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 512
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 480
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 475

    Joe Biden is fresh out of the Obama White House and feeling adrift when his favorite railroad conductor dies in a suspicious accident. To unravel the mystery, "Amtrak Joe" re-teams with the only man he's ever fully trusted - Obama. Together they'll plumb the darkest corners of Delaware, traveling from cheap motels to biker bars and beyond, as they uncover the sinister forces advancing America's opioid epidemic. Hope Never Dies is essentially the first published work of Obama/Biden fan fiction - and a cathartic listen for anyone distressed by the current state of affairs.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yes, you will smile, laugh, cry, cheer, & applaud!

    • By Delores O. on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Blue Zones Solution

    • Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People
    • By: Dan Buettner
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    For the first time, Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from new research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the communities he's identified as "Blue Zones" - those places with the world's longest-lived and thus healthiest people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Info, Well Presented

    • By Soozzone on 06-29-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Bible Tells Me So

    • Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It
    • By: Peter Enns
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401

    Trained as an evangelical Bible scholar, Peter Enns loved the Scriptures and shared his devotion by teaching at Westminster Theological Seminary. But the further he studied the Bible, the more he found himself confronted by questions that could neither be answered within the rigid framework of his religious instruction nor be accepted among the conservative evangelical community.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Popular level look at how we understand scripture

    • By Adam Shields on 04-21-15

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The Anatomy of Motive

    • The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores the Key to Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals
    • By: John Douglas, Mark Olshaker
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 375

    The Anatomy of Motive offers a dramatic, insightful look at the development and evolution of the criminal mind. The famed former chief of the FBI's Investigative Support Unit, John Douglas was the pioneer of modern behavioral profiling of serial criminals. Working again with acclaimed novelist, journalist, and filmmaker Mark Olshaker, and using cases from his own fabled career as examples, Douglas takes us further than ever before into the dark corners of the minds of arsonists, hijackers, bombers, poisoners, serial killers, and mass murderers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Smuckers jelly narration. Still good.

    • By Thad Ames on 11-07-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy

    • The Life of General James Mattis
    • By: Jim Proser
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    The first in-depth look at the marine hero who has become one of the most beloved and admired men in America today: Secretary of Defense James Mattis. In this illuminating biography, Jim Proser looks beyond Mattis’ professional competence to focus on the driving element behind Mattis’ success: his unimpeachable character - a formidable personal integrity that fosters universal confidence. Proser carefully examines the events of Mattis’ life and career to reveal a man who leads with insight, humor, fighting courage, and fierce compassion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • God Bless Our Warriors, Our Protecters

    • By R Lewis Cordell on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Shibumi

    • By: Trevanian
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016

    Nicholai Hel, born in the ravages of World War I China to an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German father, raised in the spiritual gardens of a Japanese Go Master, survives the destruction of Hiroshima to emerge as the world's most artful lover and its most accomplished and highly paid assassin. Genius, mystic, master of language and culture, Hel's secret is his determination to attain a rare kind of personal excellence, a state of effortless perfection: shibumi.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Only a Russian could be this shibumi

    • By David on 07-15-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Strangers to Ourselves

    • Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious
    • By: Timothy D. Wilson
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262

    In an eye-opening tour of the unconscious, as contemporary psychological science has redefined it, Timothy D. Wilson introduces us to a hidden mental world of judgments, feelings, and motives that introspection may never show us. This is not your psychoanalyst's unconscious. The adaptive unconscious that empirical psychology has revealed, and that Wilson describes, is much more than a repository of primative drives and conflict-ridden memories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, engaging, entertaining, informative

    • By Lynn on 10-27-12

    Regular price: $25.00

    • Roberts Ridge

    • A True Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan
    • By: Malcolm MacPherson
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 503
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510

    For the U.S. Navy's elite team of SEALs, the mission seemed straightforward enough: to take control of a towering, 10,240-foot mountain peak called Takur Ghar, a key post in their plan to smash Taliban al Qaeda in eastern Afghanistan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's an Account.....

    • By Jeffery on 01-27-09
    • A True Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan
    • By: Malcolm MacPherson
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 06-04-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 631 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Blue Highways

    • A Journey into America
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 527
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489

    Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little towns that get on the map-if they get on at all-only because some cartographer has a blank space to fill: Remote, Oregon; Simplicity, Virginia; New Freedom, Pennsylvania; New Hope, Tennessee; Why, Arizona; Whynot, Mississippi." His adventures, his discoveries, and his recollections of the extraordinary people he encountered along the way amount to a revelation of the true American experience.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new Mark Twain... this is a great book

    • By Mr. on 01-25-13

    Regular price: $28.50

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