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  • One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future
  • Auteur(s): Pete Buttigieg
  • Narrateur(s): Pete Buttigieg
  • Durée: 9 h et 57 min
  • Version intégrale
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    5 out of 5 stars 28
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    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Histoire
    5 out of 5 stars 26

Once described by The Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of", Pete Buttigieg, the 36-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city", and transformed it into a shining model of urban reinvention. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable

  • Écrit par Joyceln le 2019-05-07

Inspiring!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Histoire
5 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2019-04-25

I usually don't like autobiographies because I end up no longer liking the author. Most I find sound full of themselves, and turn me off. But not with this book! Pete Buttigieg is so humble and self-deprecating, and spends very little time on his incredible accomplishments (Harvard, Oxford, his ability to speak many languages, etc.), and instead devotes more time to the campaigns he lost.
I also found that a guy with his credentials and accomplishments could so easily talk down to people, but he absolutely doesn't!
This book was a real pleasure to listen to, and I hope with every fiber that Americans don't pass up an opportunity to elect such an intelligent, tactful, classy #46! If you don't, on behalf of Canadians, we want Pete!

  • Malice

  • Auteur(s): Jennifer Jaynes
  • Narrateur(s): Jane Oppenheimer
  • Durée: 8 h et 23 min
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    4 out of 5 stars 9
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    4 out of 5 stars 9
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    4 out of 5 stars 9

Dr. Daniel Winters has a beachfront home in Malibu, a career as a respected pediatrician, and a gorgeous new wife, Mia. For a man whose past was rife with mental illness, addiction, and thoughts of suicide, it seems too good to be true. Then Daniel learns that a fellow pediatrician and his family were found slaughtered in their home. It’s just the first chip in the facade of Daniel’s perfect life. Little by little, everything starts to fall away. At work, his career becomes at risk when he’s asked to remain silent about a dangerous new drug. At home, Mia has gone from an affectionate newlywed to a mysterious woman carefully hiding secrets.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Anti-vaxxer’s dream

  • Écrit par Amazon Customer le 2019-03-04

Anti-vaxxer’s dream

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2019-03-04

I can’t even describe how much I disliked this book.
It is based solely on the premise that 99% of doctors are bought and paid for the “big pharma” and have absolutely no scruples or ethics.
Additionally, just as unbelievable is the lining up up the vaccine story EXACTLY with the story of the doc’s new wife and her secret.
Absolutely stupid book.
I’m so bothered by this on behalf of good family doctors and pedestrians everywhere.

  • The Silent Patient

  • Auteur(s): Alex Michaelides
  • Narrateur(s): Jack Hawkins, Louise Brealey
  • Durée: 8 h et 43 min
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 271

Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening, her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face and then never speaks another word. Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't stop listening

  • Écrit par Amazon Customer le 2019-02-21

Couldn't stop listening

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Histoire
5 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2019-02-21

It's been a long time since I've enjoyed a book (audio or paper) as much as this one! I LOVE a book that keeps me guessing, and just when I thought I'd figured this one out, there was a little twist . . . then another. Great character development! Really enjoyable!

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  • Inside

  • Auteur(s): Alix Ohlin
  • Narrateur(s): Tandy Cronyn
  • Durée: 9 h et 53 min
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    3 out of 5 stars 2
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    3 out of 5 stars 2

A critically acclaimed, award-winning author, Alix Ohlin pens a masterpiece of emotional complexity with Inside. In this literary tour de force, a therapist named Grace attempts to help a man recover from his failed suicide attempt. Meanwhile, Grace’s teen patient Annie runs away from home to reinvent herself in New York, and Grace’s ex-husband leaves the comfort of a successful relationship to attempt to help native peoples in the bleak Arctic.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disjointed

  • Écrit par Amazon Customer le 2018-11-20

Disjointed

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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2018-11-20

If there was a thread linking these characters, it wasn’t apparent. I found this to be a disjointed telling of a few lives with the only link being a shared therapist.

  • Memory Man

  • Auteur(s): David Baldacci
  • Narrateur(s): Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Durée: 13 h et 16 min
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

Amos Decker is a former professional football player whose career was ended by a terrible hit. Now a police detective, Amos is still haunted by a side effect from the accident he can never forget. One night Decker comes home from a stakeout to find his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law horrifically murdered. Obviously scarred and nearly broken, Decker has to use his skills as a detective and his unusual brain capacity to try to catch the monster who killed his family.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance was terrible and distracting.

  • Écrit par Utilisateur anonyme le 2019-04-03

Love the narration

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Histoire
5 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2018-10-17

I could listen to Ron McLarty read the phone book. So it’s a bonus he’s reading a good story!

  • The Hypnotist

  • A Novel
  • Auteur(s): Lars Kepler
  • Narrateur(s): Saul Reichlin
  • Durée: 17 h et 38 min
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    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    3 out of 5 stars 3
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    2.5 out of 5 stars 3

A gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Joona Linna of the National Crime Police. There's only one surviving witness - the boy whose family was killed before his eyes. The only problem is he's lapsed into a catatonic state. Desperate for information, Linna enlists trauma expert Dr. Erik Maria Bark, hoping to hypnotize the boy and uncover the secrets locked in his memory. But, scarred by past experiences, Bark has sworn never to use hypnosis again. When the doctor breaks his promise, he triggers a terrifying chain of events that will put all their lives in jeopardy.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Pokemon? Seriously?

  • Écrit par Cindy le 2019-03-10

Won’t bother with another by this author

Au global
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Histoire
2 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2018-10-01

It was just waaaaaay too long and didn’t need to be.
Also, I didn’t find the story line with Josef and with the hypnotized former patients ever came together. This all occurred over a couple of days, and just wasn’t believable that these unrelated events could occur on the same day in someone’s otherwise normal life. IF it was supposed to be because he started hypnotizing again, that makes less sense since Benjamin had developed a relationship with Lydia.
And did I mention it was waaaaaaasy too long? Painfully long.

  • In the Name of the Father

  • Auteur(s): Adam Croft
  • Narrateur(s): Adam Croft
  • Durée: 5 h et 28 min
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1

Father Joseph Kümmel is not just a deeply religious and spiritual man. He's the leader of a closed religious community at Hilltop Farm - one which kills members who want to leave. When someone manages to get messages to DCI Jack Culverhouse and DS Wendy Knight about the goings-on at Hilltop Farm, they begin to uncover a web of dark deception and murderous intent. With a distinct lack of evidence and a community distrustful of the police, they're left fighting against the odds.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm hooked!

  • Écrit par Amazon Customer le 2018-09-10

I'm hooked!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Histoire
5 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2018-09-10

I've just finished book 6 in the Knight & Culverhouse series, and I'm totally hooked and want more!
I am also in love with Adam Croft's voice, and love the way he reads each character!

  • Unhinged

  • An Insider's Account of the Trump White House
  • Auteur(s): Omarosa Manigault Newman
  • Narrateur(s): Omarosa Manigault Newman
  • Durée: 11 h et 6 min
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    4 out of 5 stars 55
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    4 out of 5 stars 50
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    4 out of 5 stars 50

Few have been a member of Donald Trump’s inner orbit longer than Omarosa Manigault Newman. Their relationship has spanned 15 years - through four television shows, a presidential campaign, and a year by his side in the most chaotic, outrageous White House in history. But that relationship has come to a decisive and definitive end, and Omarosa is finally ready to share her side of the story in this explosive, jaw-dropping account.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Too little and too late

  • Écrit par Alla le 2018-09-18

Good book

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Histoire
5 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2018-09-10

I'm going to start off by saying I am sooooo NOT an Omarosa fan, and didn't intend to buy this audiobook, but in my wait for Bob Woodward's book to come out, I broke down and bought it. I'm glad I stuck in there, because once you get to Part 3, it's worth it.
I found Omarosa a bit full of herself, but I can now admit I knew very, very little about her and have to admire how far she's come and all the experiences she's had.
I also found it a bit distracting that she doesn't pronounce the letter "L" (for expample, "cold" is "code"; "Pennsylvania" is "Pennsovania", and my favourite, "General" is "Genero"), so I kind of think I would have preferred a different narrator.
However, the content is enlightening. What she says she experienced seems to line up with so much coming out of this White House, AND, probably most importantly, Omasrosa names names. This book is full of her take on the various players, by name, with no "anonymous sources". As I now listen to what those who have early access to Woodward's book (I'm writing this two days before it comes out), it seems to completely line up with what is in Omarosa's book.
The one thing I'd like to know from Omasrosa is, if she was a Democrat, WHY did she go to work for Trump? Surely she could see . . . . .

  • The Other Side of the Door

  • Auteur(s): Nicci French
  • Narrateur(s): Anne Flosnik
  • Durée: 10 h et 7 min
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    3 out of 5 stars 2
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    3 out of 5 stars 2
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    3 out of 5 stars 2

When Bonnie is faced with her secret lover dead on the floor of his apartment, her first panicky thought is to cover it up--hide the body, straighten the scene, remove every trace of her presence. But as any thriller fan knows, the truth will out. In this 12th novel, best seller Nicci French plays an unforgettable game of cat and mouse with the listener, telling an intricate story with letter-perfect timing and French's trademark deeply drawn characterizations.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • Écrit par Amazon Customer le 2018-08-09

Disappointing

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Histoire
2 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2018-08-09

Characters were not likeable, even though (trying to) addressing domestic abuse. Not believable that Bonnie or anyone would become that concerned or enraged or passionate about a person they’ve only known a few weeks, nor would any of them risk their freedom covering up the murder for “friends” they haven’t known that long or aren’t committed to.
AND as a major annoyance throughout this, what is Guy’s son’s name??? “Jo-a-kin”??? Do you mean “Joaquin”? If so, it’s pronounced “Wa-keen”. Think Joaquin Phoenix, Joaquin Ochoa, Joaquin Correa.