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  • Spaceman

  • An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
  • By: Mike Massimino
  • Narrated by: Mike Massimino
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 63
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    5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 60

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that's about to go from zero to 17,500 miles per hour? Or to look back on Earth from outer space and see the surprisingly precise line between day and night? Or to stand in front of the Hubble Space Telescope, wondering if the emergency repair you're about to make will inadvertently ruin humankind's chance to unlock the universe's secrets? Mike Massimino has been there, and in Spaceman he puts you inside the suit.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • audio issues throughout ruined it for me

  • By P. Gabriel on 14-07-18

great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 23-11-17

what an interesting life, it was made so much better that he read the book himself

  • The Nazi Hunters

  • By: Damien Lewis
  • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
  • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 426
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 397

The Nazi Hunters is the incredible, hitherto untold story of the most secret chapter in the SAS' history. Officially, the world's most elite special forces unit was dissolved at the end of the Second World War and not reactivated until the 1950s. Among their last actions was a disastrous commando raid into occupied France in 1944, which ended in the capture, torture and execution of 31 soldiers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating story

  • By Dr on 29-10-15

great book

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Reviewed: 16-10-17

very good book. Could not put it down. Will listen to it again and will visit the place in it