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    • Hawaii

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener, Steve Berry - introduction
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever, Fred Sanders - introduction
    • Length: 51 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 573
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 521

    The saga of a land from the time when the volcanic islands rose out of the sea to the decade in which they become the 50th state. Michener uses individuals' experiences to symbolize the struggle of the various races to establish themselves in the islands.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Much to My Surprise, I Really Liked It

    • By Donna L. Leary on 05-16-18

    Regular price: $49.00

    • The Source

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 54 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 943
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 834
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 834

    In the grand storytelling style that is his signature, James Michener sweeps us back through time to the very beginnings of the Jewish faith, thousands of years ago. Through the predecessors of four modern men and women, we experience the entire colorful history of the Jews, including the life of the early Hebrews and their persecutions, the impact of Christianity, the Crusades, and the Spanish Inquisition, all the way to the founding of present-day Israel and the Middle East conflict.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Unlistenable

    • By GGS Engineering on 09-11-15

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Foundation and Earth

    • By: Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,755
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,601
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,590

    Golan Trevize, former councilman of the First Foundation, has chosen the future, and it is Gaia. A superorganism, Gaia is a holistic planet with a common consciousness so intensely united that every dewdrop, every pebble, every being, can speak for all - and feel for all. It is a realm in which privacy is not only undesirable, it is incomprehensible. But is it the right choice for the destiny of mankind? While Trevize feels it is, that is not enough. He must know.  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Please please re-record with Scott Brick!!

    • By Jerry on 06-12-12

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Centennial

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 50 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 673
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 604
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 603

    Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener's magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America's past, the story of Colorado - the Centennial State - is manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country; and the cowboy, Jim Lloyd, who falls in love with a wealthy and cultured Englishwoman, Charlotte Seccombe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A great book spoiled

    • By Rick on 02-12-17

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Alaska

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 57 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 728
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 657
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663

    The high points in the story of Alaska since the American acquisition are brought vividly to life through more than 100 characters, real and fictional.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, More True than Fiction

    • By Basil Sands on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Poland

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 30 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. With an inspiring tradition of resistance to brutal invaders, from the barbarians to the Nazis, and a heritage of pride that burns through eras of romantic passion and courageous solidarity, their common story reaches a breathtaking culmination in the historic showdown between the ruthless Communists and rebellious farmers of the modern age.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration

    • By J. Ortega on 01-27-17

    Regular price: $45.50

    • The Last of the Mohicans

    • By: James Fenimore Cooper
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 430
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 324
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 323

    The Last of the Mohicans has all the elements of a classic frontier adventure: massacres and raids, innocent settlers, hardened soldiers, renegade Indians, and a doomed love affair. It is a memorable portrait of fierce individualism and moral courage. But what draws readers and listeners again and again to this panoramic novel is its deep insight into the symbols of American consciousness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poor sound

    • By Margaret on 01-20-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Forward the Foundation

    • By: Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,224
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,110

    As Hari Seldon struggles to perfect his revolutionary theory of psychohistory and ensure a place for humanity among the stars, the great Galactic Empire totters on the brink of apocalyptic collapse. Caught in the maelstrom are Seldon and all he holds dear, pawns in the struggle for dominance. Whoever can control Seldon will control psychohistory - and with it the future of the galaxy. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the story. Can't stand the narrator!

    • By Christine on 03-14-12

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Covenant

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 58 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    James A. Michener's masterly chronicle of South Africa is an epic tale of adventurers, scoundrels, and ministers, the best and worst of two continents, who carve an empire out of a vast wilderness. From the Java-born Van Doorn family tree springs two great branches: one nurtures lush vineyards, the other settles the interior to become the first Trekboers and Afrikaners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Defense of the narrator

    • By william smith on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Chesapeake

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 50 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 464
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 466

    The central scene of Michener's historical novel is that section of Maryland's Eastern shore, hardly more than 10 miles square. To this point come the founders of families that will dominate the story.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Soooo worth my time... and a rant at the end

    • By Jan on 08-29-15

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Texas

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 64 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 306
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300

    Texas: a land of sprawling diversity and unparalleled richness; a dazzling chapter in the history of our nation; a place like no other on Earth. Through the remarkable lives of four families, this epic saga spans four centuries and two continents and charts the dramatic formation of several great dynasties from the age of the conquistadors to the present day. A richly compelling novel of a proud people eager to meet the challenge of the land, Texas is James Michener's most magnificent achievement.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story...but then there was the narration

    • By Jim on 03-03-16

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Fishers of Men

    • Kingdom and the Crown, Vol. 1
    • By: Gerald N. Lund
    • Narrated by: Larry A. McKeever
    • Length: 22 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 348

    In an ancient land in a time foretold by prophets, a babe was born beneath a shining star. Thirty years later, Jesus of Nazareth began teaching a message of hope, peace, and love. He claimed to be the Son of God, and his words - and his life - would change the world. Though David ben Joseph is quick to accept Jesus as the Messiah, the rest of his family is more cautious.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Please more books like these.

    • By Elizabeth on 07-06-16

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Iberia

    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 37 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. Iberia is Michener's enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and vivid prose that is his trademark, he not only reveals the celebrated history of bullfighters and warrior kings, painters and processions, cathedrals and olive orchards; he also shares the intimate, often hidden country he came to know.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Michener's Masterpiece

    • By ahusmc on 09-14-17

    Regular price: $48.95

    • Journey

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Gold fever swept the world in 1897. The chance for untold riches sent thousands of dreamers on a perilous trek toward their fortunes, failures, or deaths. Follow four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they misguidedly haul their dreams across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Michener short story.

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-18-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Come Unto Me

    • The Kingdom and the Crown, Book 2
    • By: Gerald N. Lund
    • Narrated by: Larry A. McKeever
    • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 215

    Jesus of Nazareth's announcement that he is the Messiah has blazed through Jerusalem and the surrounding countryside like wildfire. As he travels through Galilee, the crowds follow him, witnessing miracles and healings. Jesus teaches the parable of the lost sheep and the return of the prodigal son. He walks on the water. But discipleship to Jesus the Messiah has come at a high price for both Simeon and Miriam.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story!

    • By Julie on 09-30-16

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Space

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 37 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier. This astounding novel brings to life the dreams and daring of countless men and women - people like Stanley Mott, the engineer whose irrepressible drive for knowledge places him at the center of the American exploration effort, and Norman Grant, the war hero and US senator who takes his personal battle not only to a nation but to the heavens.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but the audiobook needs revision

    • By Paladan on 10-03-15

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Caravans

    • A Novel of Afghanistan
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    First published in 1963, James A. Michener's gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in the years after World War II, with a dangerous assignment: finding and returning a young American woman living in Afghanistan to her distraught family after she suddenly and mysteriously disappears.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narration

    • By timothy on 08-13-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Kingdom and the Crown Vol. 3: Behold the Man

    • By: Gerald N. Lund
    • Narrated by: Larry A. McKeever
    • Length: 24 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 246

    Jesus of Nazareth has been preaching in Judea for three years and has gathered many followers with his teachings and miracles. But he has also made enemies who fear his power and his influence and who have conspired to put an end to him by whatever means possible. The family of David ben Joseph continues to follow Jesus, though the Savior's teachings now carry an undercurrent of sorrow and unsettling prophecy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Series!!!

    • By Heidi Shaw on 05-15-15

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Drifters

    • A Novel
    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 35 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    In this triumphant best seller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era. Against exotic backdrops, including Spain, Morocco, and Mozambique, he weaves together the heady dreams, shocking tribulations, and heartwarming bonds of six young runaways cast adrift in the world - as well as the hedonistic pursuit of drugs and pleasure that collapses all around them.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Robotic narration sucks out the life

    • By D Pohl on 10-08-15

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Return to Paradise

    • By: James A. Michener
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    James A. Michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, Tales of the South Pacific: the Pulitzer Prize winner that brought him international acclaim. In this sequel collection, Michener once again evokes the magic of the extraordinary isles in the Pacific - from Fiji and Guadalcanal to New Zealand and Papua New Guinea - through stories that burst with adventure, charm, and local color.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected

    • By Mark B. on 09-28-17

    Regular price: $42.00

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