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Nonfiction Audiobooks December 2009
BCD 202.11 Armstrong The Case for God by Karen Armstrong. Read by the author.
BCD 202.11 Armstrong
The Case for God
by Karen Armstrong. Read by the author.
14 discs. 13+ hours.
BCD 294.3444 Bst
The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World by the Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler. Read by Howard Cutler. 11 discs. 14 hours.
BCD 296.7 Albom
Have a Little Faith: a true story of a last request
by Mitch Albom. Read by the author. 4 discs.
"Albom parallels time spent with Rabbi Lewis, Pastor Covington, and his own personal spiritual journey as he learned the incredible complexities of faith, finding it, holding on to it, and seeing and appreciating it at work in others. Albom, author of the acclaimed Tuesdays with Morrie (1997), offers another inspirational and heartwarming story about the strength of friendship and power of faith."
BCD 302 Gladwell
The Tipping Point: how little things can make a big difference
by Malcolm Gladwell. Read by the author. 8 discs. 8+ hours.
BCD 305.231 Bronson
Nurtureshock: new thinking about children
by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. Read by Po Bronson. 7 discs. 8 hours.
"Bronson (What Should I Do With My Life?) and Merryman excavate astonishing research that reveals why our parenting strategies have backfired: why smart kids are underperforming, why Baby Einstein watchers speak fewer words than their peers, and why kindergarteners in the gifted program are no smarter than others. Chapters address sibling relations, self-control, sleep effects, and other relevant topics. The book presents a panoramic view of the latest research and is further distinguished by pragmatic prose that avoids alarmism and sanctimony. Verdict This tour de force is one of the best parenting psychology books in years and will likely be seismic in influence.-"
BCD 363.28 Kessler
In the Presidents Secret Service: behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect
by Ronald Kessler. Read by Alan Sklar.
7 discs. 9 hours.
BCD 438.34 German
Rush Hour German
by Howard Beckerman. 2 discs plus 1 booklet and one music CD.
BCD 612.82 Amen
Magnificent Mind at Any Age: natural ways to unleash your brain’s maximum potential
by Daniel G. Amen. Read by Marc Cashman. 10 discs. 12+ hours.
BCD 818.309 Thoreau
Walden: and, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
by Henry David Thoreau. Read by Robin Field. 11 discs. 14 hours.
BCD 932.014 Patterson
The Murder of King Tut: the plot to kill the child king
by James Patterson and Martin Dugard. Read by Joe Barrett.
5 discs. 6 hours.
BCD 940.531 Brenner
The Girls of Room 28: friendship, hope, and survival in Theresienstadt
by Hannelore Brenner. Read by Suzanne Toren. 9 discs. 12+ hours.
BCD 940.531 Edsel
The Monuments Men: Allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter. Read by Jeremy Davidson: introduction read by the author. 6 discs. 7+ hours.
BCD B Ferguson
American on Purpose: the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot
by Craig Ferguson. Read by the author.
6 discs. 9 hours.
BCD B Kennedy
Bobby and Jackie: a love story
by C. David Heymann. Read by Dick Hill. 6 discs.
BCD B Kennedy
True Compass: a memoir
by Edward M. Kennedy. Read by John Bedford Lloyd. 17 discs. 17 hours.
BCD B Kidd
Traveling with Pomegranates: a mother-daughter story
by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor. Read by the authors. 8 discs.
BCD B Luciano The Art of Making Money: the story of a master counterfeiter by Jason Kersten. Read by Jim Bond.
BCD B Luciano
The Art of Making Money: the story of a master counterfeiter
by Jason Kersten. Read by Jim Bond.
8 discs. 9+ hours.
BCD B Monroe
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
by J. Randy Taraborrelli. Read by Robert Petkoff. 7 discs.
BCD B Tillman
Where Men Win Glory: the odyssey of Pat Tillman
by Jon Krakauer. Read by Scott Brick.
11 discs. 13 hours.
Library Journal 9/9/09