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    • D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

    • By: Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
    • Narrated by: Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick, here are the stories of the immortals of Olympus - the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece - as freshly described as if they were alive today. Mighty Zeus, with his fistful of thunderbolts; mischievous little Hermes; grey-eyed Athena, godess of wisdom; Asclepius, the first physician; Orpheus and his beloved Euridice; Helios the sun, crossing the heavens in his fiery chariot....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best way to read the Book of Greek Myths!

    • By Beverley on 10-03-13

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Measure of a Man

    • A Spiritual Autobiography
    • By: Sidney Poitier
    • Narrated by: Sidney Poitier
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 649
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312

    In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. His body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history, and the power and influence of that work are indicative of the character of the man behind the many storied roles. Sidney Poitier here explores these elements of character and personal values to take his own measure: as a man, as a husband and a father, and as an actor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • bravo!!!

    • By Gail Kelleher on 02-03-07

    Regular price: $17.10

    • Life Beyond Measure

    • Interview with Sidney Poitier
    • By: Sidney Poitier
    • Narrated by: Sidney Poitier
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    An interview with Sidney Poitier about his new book, Life Beyond Measure.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice short listen about his early start

    • By Thomas on 08-27-08

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Life Beyond Measure

    • Letters to My Great-Granddaughter
    • By: Sidney Poitier
    • Narrated by: Sidney Poitier
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Sidney Poitier is one of the most revered actors in the history of Hollywood. He has overcome enormous obstacles in extraordinary times and is a role model for many Americans because of his convictions, bravery, and grace. Poitier reflects on his amazing life in Life Beyond Measure, offering inspirational advice and personal stories in the form of extended letters to his great-granddaughter.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What a life this man had.

    • By Ricky on 12-10-09

    Regular price: $25.09