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    • Rose Kennedy

    • The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
    • By: Barbara A. Perry
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In her compelling and intimate portrait, presidential historian Barbara A. Perry captures Rose Kennedy’s essential contributions to the incomparable Kennedy dynasty. This biography - the first to draw on an invaluable cache of Rose’s newly released diaries and letters - unearths the complexities behind the impeccable persona she showed the world. The woman who emerges is a fascinating character: savvy about her family’s reputation and resilient enough to persevere through the unfathomable tragedies that befell her.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Only Woman in the Room

    • Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club
    • By: Eileen Pollack
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2005, when Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard, asked why so few women, even today, achieve tenured positions in the hard sciences, Eileen Pollack set out to find the answer. A successful fiction writer, Pollack had grown up in the 1960s and '70s dreaming of a career as a theoretical astrophysicist. Denied the chance to take advanced courses in science and math, she nonetheless made her way to Yale.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • A Special Day

    • A Mother’s Memoir of Love, Loss, and Acceptance After the Death of Her Daughter
    • By: Anne-Dauphine Julliand
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
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    February 29th is a date that comes into existence just once every four years. It is also the birthday of Thais - author Anne-Dauphine Julliand's darling daughter - who died of a genetic disease. Thais lived just shy of her fourth birthday. She had a short life but good one. As this special day is about to reappear on her calendar for the first time since her daughter passed away, Anne-Dauphine struggles with how to mark this momentous occasion. She wants to live fully on this special day: Thais would have been eight years old.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Unlocked

    • A Family Emerging from the Shadows of Autism
    • By: Susan Levin
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Unlocked begins with a vivid depiction of the author's life with her autistic son, Ben. Feelings of isolation, self-hate, and even moments of hatred toward her own child in response to his behaviors, as well as the impact on her marriage and younger daughter, impel her to seek solutions for his condition. Through years of trial and error, Susan eventually discovers methods that bring about radical improvement in Ben.

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    • By Joanna on 07-01-18
    • A Family Emerging from the Shadows of Autism
    • By: Susan Levin
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 17-03-15
    • 3 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Flash's Song

    • How One Small Dog Turned into One Big Miracle
    • By: Kay Pfaltz
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For those who enjoyed Amazing Gracie or Merle’s Door, here is a completely new tale of a rescued dog who becomes the unlikely purveyor of a powerful gift. What if most people have it wrong, and miracles are not the exception but the norm? Flash’s Song is the true account of how one person discovered the secret of miracles. It is a story of the power of laughter, the power of family, and, ultimately, the power of love to get us through life.

    • How One Small Dog Turned into One Big Miracle
    • By: Kay Pfaltz
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 03-09-13
    • 3 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: £18.29