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  • The Hiding Place

  • By: Corrie ten Boom, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill
  • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 25

At one time, Corrie ten Boom would have laughed at the idea that she had a story to tell. For the first 50 years of her life, nothing out of the ordinary ever happened to her. She was a spinster watchmaker living contentedly with her sister and their elderly father in the tiny house over their shop in Haarlem. Their uneventful days, as regulated as their own watches, revolved around their abiding love for one another. But with the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, everything changed....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing!

  • By Sue on 25-08-18

Deeply moving

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

Reviewed: 20-07-18

How can one not be challenged by her Faith? I feel like I know Corrie, Betsy, and the Ten Boon family.

  • Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

  • By: Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
  • Narrated by: Dion Graham
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14

In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. The extremely complex and delicate operation, five months in the planning and twenty-two hours in the execution, involved a surgical plan that Carson helped initiate. Carson pioneered again in a rare procedure known as hemispherectomy, giving children without hope a second chance at life through a daring operation in which he literally removed one half of their brain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspirational and riveting

  • By Anne on 12-02-12

Great listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-07-18

I Loved it. I finished it in 2 seatings. The voice narrator was perfect for the story.