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    • Some Stories
    • By: Tom Hanks
    • Narrated by: Tom Hanks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,290
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,132

    A collection of 17 wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. The short stories are surprising, intelligent, heartwarming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable and Inspirational

    • By Dennis on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • With the Old Breed

    • At Peleliu and Okinawa
    • By: E. B. Sledge
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Joe Mazzello, Tom Hanks (introduction)
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,973
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,963

    The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed. Audible Studios, in partnership with Playtone, the production company co-owned by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and creator of the award-winning HBO series Band of Brothers, John Adams, and The Pacific, as well as the HBO movie Game Change, has created new recordings of these memoirs, narrated by the stars of the miniseries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the second audio book of Sledge's work

    • By Richard on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Helmet for My Pillow

    • From Parris Island to the Pacific: A Young Marine's Stirring Account of Combat in World War II
    • By: Robert Leckie
    • Narrated by: James Badge Dale, Tom Hanks (introduction)
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,202

    The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed. Audible Studios, in partnership with Playtone, the production company co-owned by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and creator of the award-winning HBO series Band of Brothers, John Adams, and The Pacific, as well as the HBO movie Game Change, has created new recordings of these memoirs, narrated by the stars of the miniseries.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging Account of the War in “The Pacific”

    • By Aaron on 08-13-14

    Regular price: $22.46

    • I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)

    • By: Stephen Colbert
    • Narrated by: Tom Hanks, Stephen Colbert (introduction)
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 933
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 834
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 814

    The story of a pole, searching for his purpose in life. "The perfect gift to give a child or grandchild for their high school or college graduation. Also Father's Day. Also, other times."
    —Stephen Colbert

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cute, funny, patriotic

    • By Pam on 05-21-12

    Regular price: $1.70

    • Uncommon Type

    • Some Stories
    • By: Tom Hanks
    • Narrated by: Tom Hanks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    A collection of 17 wonderful short stories showing that Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game - and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN's newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination of perfection and celebrity has ruined the thing he loves.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun stories.

    • By Mervyn on 01-17-18

    Regular price: $22.71

    • The War

    • An Intimate History: 1941-1945
    • By: Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns
    • Narrated by: Ken Burns, Tom Hanks, Josh Lucas, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Here is the audio companion to the magnificent seven-part PBS series. The individuals featured in this audiobook are not historians or scholars. They are ordinary men and women who experienced - and helped to win - the most devastating war in history, in which between 50 and 60 million lives were lost.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, poor audiobook

    • By Stewart Gooderman on 09-26-07

    Regular price: $27.93

    • It's Not a Fair World

    • By: Harry Shearer, Tom Leopold
    • Narrated by: Fran Adams, David Arnott, Lewis Arquette, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Harry Shearer’s fantasy about a World’s Fair held in Kansas City. Told in quick blackouts, it resembles a profane Simpsons episode. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Fran Adams, David Arnott, Lewis Arquette, James Avery, Hank Azaria, Dan Castellaneta, Timothy Fall, David L. Lander, Tom Leopold, Edie McClurg, Julie Payne, Mary Kay Place, John Randolph, Erika Schickel, Harry Shearer, and Fred Willard. Directed by Harry Shearer. Recorded before a live audience in February, 1995.

    Regular price: $6.95