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    • Eisenhower in War and Peace

    • By: Jean Edward Smith
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 28 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,281
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,151

    Author of the best-seller FDR, Jean Edward Smith is a master of the presidential biography. Setting his sights on Dwight D. Eisenhower, Smith delivers a rich account of Eisenhower’s life using previously untapped primary sources. From the military service in WWII that launched his career to the shrewd political decisions that kept America out of wars with the Soviet Union and China, Smith reveals a man who never faltered in his dedication to serving America, whether in times of war or peace.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, although biased, biography

    • By Mike From Mesa on 10-15-12

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Divided Mind

    • By: John E. Sarno
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht, James Boles
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    The Divided Mind is the crowning achievement of Dr. John E. Sarno's long and successful career as a groundbreaking medical pioneer. While his earlier books dealt almost exclusively with musculoskeletal pain disorders, here Dr. Sarno addresses the entire spectrum of psychosomatic (mind-body) disorders.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the whole book

    • By Melinda on 07-02-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Time and Again

    • By: Jack Finney
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,346
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,185
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,182

    Transported from the mid-twentieth century to New York City in the year 1882, Si Morley walks the fashionable "Ladies' Mile" of Broadway, is enchanted by the jingling sleigh bells in Central Park, and solves a 20th-century mystery by discovering its 19th-century roots. Falling in love with a beautiful young woman, he ultimately finds himself forced to choose between his lives in the present and the past. A story that will remain in the listener's memory, Time and Again is a remarkable blending of the troubled present and a nostalgic past....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best time travel novel; my very favorite audiobook

    • By Mark on 04-08-12

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Stalin, Volume I

    • Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928
    • By: Stephen Kotkin
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 38 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    Volume One of Stalin begins and ends in January 1928 as Stalin boards a train bound for Siberia, about to embark upon the greatest gamble of his political life. He is now the ruler of the largest country in the world, but a poor and backward one, far behind the great capitalist countries in industrial and military power, encircled on all sides. In Siberia, Stalin conceives of the largest program of social reengineering ever attempted.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book But First Time Listener Beware

    • By IRP on 03-23-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Hunting Eichmann

    • Chasing Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi
    • By: Neal Bascomb
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 785
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 493
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482

    Best-selling author Neal Bascomb has garnered critical acclaim for such riveting nonfiction as Higher and Red Mutiny. Based on extensive interviews and previously classified details, Hunting Eichmann is a compelling account of the relentless hunt for the nefarious Adolf Eichmann.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Fascinating Story of Eichmann's Capture

    • By S. Perry on 03-15-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Shipping News

    • By: Annie Proulx
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319

    At 36, Quoyle, a third-rate newspaperman, is wrenched violently out of his workaday life when his two-timing wife gets her just desserts. He retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters all play a part in Quoyle's struggle to reclaim his life. As three generations of his family cobble up new lives, Quoyle confronts his private demons - and the unpredictable forces of nature and society - and begins to see the possibility of love without pain or misery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can't Explain Why I Love This Book

    • By Polly on 03-06-12

    Regular price: $23.58

    • Stalin, Volume II

    • Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941
    • By: Stephen Kotkin
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 49 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Would Be Riveting if Better Read

    • By Good Morning London on 03-04-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • To Your Scattered Bodies Go, Riverworld Saga, Book 1

    • By: Philip Jose Farmer
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 771
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 527
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 535

    For explorer Richard Francis Burton, Alice Liddell Hargreaves - the inspiration for Alice in Wonderland - and the rest of humanity, death is nothing like they expected. Instead of heaven, hell, or even the black void of nothingness, all of the 36 billion people who ever lived on Earth are simultaneously resurrected on a world that has been transformed into a giant river valley.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic World

    • By T. Leed on 05-24-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Field Gray

    • A Bernie Gunther Novel
    • By: Philip Kerr
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 360
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300

    Philip Kerr crafts a thrilling chapter from his critically acclaimed Bernie Gunther series. In Field Gray, Bernie finds himself imprisoned in 1954—and told he can either work for French intelligence or he can hang. Accepting his new job, Bernie begins interviewing POWs returning from Germany. And things get interesting when he meets a French war criminal and member of the French SS who has been posing as a German Wehrmacht officer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Way too much of a good thing... Bernie as Zelig

    • By DanBudda on 11-24-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Meditations on First Philosophy

    • With Selections from the Objections and Repiles
    • By: Rene Descartes
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    A landmark in the history of thought, Rene Descartes' Meditations helped bring critical thinking and skepticism to the Western world. Modern philosophers are still captivated by Descartes' radical and controversial departure from his previous beliefs, which has both inspired reverence and provoked anger.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Important, though not well read.

    • By philosopher65 on 01-15-13

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Cave and the Light

    • Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
    • By: Arthur Herman
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 25 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    The Cave and the Light reveals how two Greek philosophers became the twin fountainheads of Western culture, and how their rivalry gave Western civilization its unique dynamism down to the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a great book

    • By Gary on 04-25-14
    • Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
    • By: Arthur Herman
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 25 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 11-06-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 246 ratings

    Regular price: $45.49

    • A Quiet Flame

    • By: Philip Kerr
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 315
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    Philip Kerr’s intricate novels featuring former Berlin homicide detective Bernie Gunther have earned ahallowed place in the hearts of mystery fans. It’s 1950, and Bernie has arrived in Argentina seeking asylum after being falsely identified as a Nazi war criminal. There he investigates the murder of a wealthy banker’s daughter ina case reminiscent of one he worked in Germany 18 years before.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • May be his best

    • By Greg on 08-09-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • If the Dead Rise Not

    • A Bernie Gunther Novel
    • By: Philip Kerr
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280

    The best-selling author of 20 novels, Philip Kerr has won a devoted following - and there are none more ardent than those who devour his Bernie Gunther series. In 1934, Bernie found himself in Berlin, where he was caught up in intrigue surrounding Hitler, America, and the upcoming Olympiad. Two decades later, Bernie surfaces in Havana. But an old associate has appeared there as well - and might spell trouble of a decidedly deadly nature.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the same w/o John Lee narrating, but ok story

    • By Avid Books and TV on 06-07-11

    Regular price: $34.99

    • From Time to Time

    • By: Jack Finney
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 270
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 232

    The long-awaited sequel to Time and Again . Si Morley is back and the world may never be the same. When Time and Again was published in 1970, it immediately developed a loyal following that has grown with each passing year. With this book, Jack Finney returned to the same magical territory and finds Ruben Prien still at work with the Project, still dreaming of altering man's fate by going back in time to adjust events... to interfere, some might say, with destiny.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Fate of a Sequel

    • By Simone on 12-18-13

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Inventing a Nation

    • Washington, Adams, Jefferson
    • By: Gore Vidal
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht, Gore Vidal
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    Volumes have been written about George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, but no previous work captures the intimate and vital details the way Inventing a Nation does. Vidal's consummate skill takes you into the minds and private rooms of these great men, illuminating their opinions of one another and their concerns about crafting a workable democracy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cynical But Good

    • By Qbook on 12-05-05

    Regular price: $16.95

    • The Fabulous Riverboat

    • Riverworld Saga, Book 2
    • By: Philip José Farmer
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 185

    The second entry in the Riverworld series, The Fabulous Riverboat tells of a world where all of humanity has been mysteriously resurrected on the banks of one mighty river. Samuel Clemens (a.k.a.Mark Twain) is tasked with finding a fallen meteorite and using its ore to build a massive riverboat. But in order to succeed, he'll have to outwit some of history's most nefarious villains.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Follow-up

    • By T. Leed on 10-26-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Gods of Riverworld

    • Riverworld Saga, Book 5
    • By: Philip Jose Farmer
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    Hugo Award-winning author Philip José Farmer created one of SF’s most mind-blowing, critically acclaimed, and popular series of all time with the installments of his Riverworld series. In The Gods of Riverworld, Sir Francis Burton and his band have challenged the mysterious leaders of Riverworld and now control the mechanism that once held them in its sway. But the tower stronghold awaits, and the realm still houses awesome forces that could bring about their ultimate destruction.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The end to a sagging saga

    • By Michael G Kurilla on 04-24-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Prague Fatale

    • By: Philip Kerr
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278

    Philip Kerr’s thrilling mystery series starring private detective Bernie Gunther has been hailed as “one of the great historical crime series” by Bookmarks Magazine. Set in 1941, Prague Fatale follows Gunther as he investigates a murder at the country estate of his old boss, SD member Reinhard Heydrich. Heydrich was throwing a dinner party for senior German officers when the victim was discovered - the body mysteriously locked in a room from the inside.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Bernie Gunther Mystery!

    • By Avid Books and TV on 05-24-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Dark Design

    • Riverworld Saga, Book 3
    • By: Philip José Farmer
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 17 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    Best-selling author Philip José Farmer crafted an SF landmark with his wildly imaginative Riverworld series. In this third installment, much has transpired since Earth’s denizens found themselves resurrected along the shores of a river 22 million miles long. With the truth of this strange river’s creators, the Ethicals, still shrouded in mystery, Sir Richard Francis Burton, Samuel Clemens, King John, and Cyrano de Bergerac face a fantastical voyage of discovery.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The series seems to get longer and longer.

    • By Battaglia on 08-15-11

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Man Without Breath

    • By: Philip Kerr
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    Berlin, March, 1943. A month has passed since the stunning defeat at Stalingrad. Though Hitler insists Germany is winning the war, commanders on the ground know better. Morale is low, discipline at risk. Now word has reached Berlin of a Red massacre of Polish officers in the Katyn Forest near Smolensk. If true, the message it would send to the troops is clear: Fight on or risk certain death.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing narration

    • By Charles on 05-24-13

    Regular price: $34.99

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