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NOTES ON A CENTURY Reflections of a Middle East Historian

by | Read by Ralph Lister

Biography & Memoir • 13 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Bernard Lewis, a prominent and sometimes controversial historian, provides an engaging account of his very long life. Ralph Lister’s performance is absolutely perfect. The account begins with a narrative of Lewis’s early years in England during WWII and the years after. After his migration to the U.S., the narrative turns into a series of fragments and scenes that are interesting but not always clearly delineated with respect to time. Lewis enjoys humor, particularly one-liners—some are quite good. Lister’s reading is always well paced, and his British accent works wonderfully. He captures the perceptive and occasionally irascible scholar and his changing views over a lifetime. F.C. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2012]

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Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-9074-3 $29.99 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-9076-7 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4558-9075-0 $14.99

 

Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-9077-4 $79.97 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-9078-1 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

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