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    • No One Cares About Crazy People

    • The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America
    • By: Ron Powers
    • Narrated by: Ron Powers
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the antipsychiatry movement to the current landscape in which too many families struggle alone to manage afflicted love ones, Powers limns our fears and myths about mental illness and the fractured public policies that have resulted. Braided with that history is the moving story of Powers' beloved son Kevin - spirited, endearing, and gifted - who triumphed even while suffering from schizophrenia until finally he did not.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I needed Ron Powers voice to read this book

    • By RSR on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Mark Twain

    • A Life
    • By: Ron Powers
    • Narrated by: Ron Powers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Mark Twain founded the American voice. His works are a living national treasury: taught, quoted, and reprinted more than those of any writer except Shakespeare. His awestruck contemporaries saw him as the representative figure of his times, and his influence has deeply flavored the 20th and 21st centuries.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By W.Denis on 10-22-05

    Regular price: $26.60