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Audiobooks Narrated by Ed Asner

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  1. Me: Elton John Official Autobiography Audiobook Me: Elton John Official Autobiography
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  2. Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T Audiobook Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T
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  3. Christmas Shopaholic Audiobook Christmas Shopaholic
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  4. The Guilty Mother Audiobook The Guilty Mother
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  5. Girl, Woman, Other Audiobook Girl, Woman, Other
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  6. Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You Audiobook Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You
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  7. Indulge Audiobook Indulge
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  8. Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed Audiobook Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed
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  9. The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone Audiobook The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone
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  10. The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future Audiobook The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future
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The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built America's #1 Wine Brand Audiobook

The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built America's #1 Wine Brand

From the New York Times bestseller, The Barefoot Spirit, Comes a NEW style of Audiobook: Learn Valuable Lessons While Hollywood Actors Voice the Parts in this Entertaining & True Story of Barefoot Wine. A Sherwood Players Production featuring a FULL ENSEMBLE CAST ?including Hollywood Legends ED ASNER and GIGI PERREAU?, an ORIGINAL CINEMATIC SCORE, SOUND EFFECTS, and BEHIND THE SCENES INTERVIEWS with the REAL Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey (creators of Barefoot Wine) with author Rick Kushman  It is amazing that such an iconic brand as Barefoot Wines began as a startup in the laundry room of a rented farmhouse. Even more surprising is that it was started by a business couple with no money and no knowledge of the wine industry. They regularly ran into difficulties that nearly killed the brand. It was their unshakable belief in Barefoot's potential that kept it going, along with the use of classic business principles, and a never-say-die outlook. Hardship, hustle, and heart are the essence of The Barefoot Spirit. This book is a testament to the power of out-of-the-box thinking. It is a guide for anyone in business, and a great read for everyone who loves a rags-to-riches story. Filled with encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment, including: How Worthy Cause Marketing out performed paid advertisingHow boot-strapping was used instead of conventional financingThe surprising advantages of being small and brokeHow creating a fun, yet hardworking company culture encouraged innovative leadershipIf you like wine, the wine country, or a story about how a plucky couple disrupted an industry, if you want to know what it takes to really succeed in the face of adversity, if you want to know how to use your core beliefs to build a national brand, then The Barefoot Spirit is for you.

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Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers (1991) Audiobook

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers (1991)

The original version of LATW's groundbreaking docudrama about the Pentagon Papers, the infamous classified documents about US involvement in the Vietnam War, and how The Washington Post fought the government to publish them. Includes a 1991 panel discussion with journalists Ben Bradlee, Peter Braestrup, Robert Maynard, Carla Robbins, Robert Scheer, and George Wilson. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in March, 1991. Directed by Tom Moore Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Philip Abbot as Chal Roberts Irene Arranga as Bailiff/Clerk Edward Asner as Ben Bradlee Ed Begley, Jr. as George Wilson Jack Coleman as Eugene Patterson/Carl Coogan Richard Dysart as Narrator Hector Elizondo as Fritz Beebee Bo Foxworth as The Soldier Robert Foxworth as Ben Bagdikian Robin Gammell as Murray Marder Gerrit Graham as Robert Mardian Howard Hesseman as Brian Sullivan Stacy Keach as John Mitchell Darrell Larson as Darryl Cox Nan Martin as Meg Greenfield Marsha Mason as Katherine Graham Richard Riehle as Lamont Vanderhall Harry Shearer as Richard Nixon Joe Spano as Ron Ziegler James Whitmore as Judge Martin Peel Harris Yulin as Henry Kissinger Stage Manager and Sound Effects, Barnaby Harris. Recording Engineer, Steve Barker.

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The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and  Audiobook

The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and

Author: Ed Asner, Ed Weinberger, Ed. Weinberger Narrator: Ed Asner Release Date: October 2017

In the tradition of Al Franken and Michael Moore, Ed Asner-a.k.a. Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show-reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it. Ed Asner, a self-proclaimed dauntless Democrat from the old days, figured that if the right-wing wackos are wrong about voter fraud, Obama's death panels, and climate change, they are probably just as wrong about what the Constitution says. There's no way that two hundred-plus years later, the right-wing ideologues know how to interpret the Constitution. On their way home from Philadelphia the people who wrote it couldn't agree on what it meant. What was the president's job? Who knew? All they knew was that the president was going to be George Washington and as long as he was in charge, that was good enough. When Hamilton wanted to start a national bank, Madison told him that it was unconstitutional. Both men had been in the room when the Constitution was written. And now today there are politicians and judges who claim that they know the original meaning of the Constitution. Are you kidding? In The Grouchy Historian, Ed Asner leads the charge for liberals to reclaim the Constitution from the right-wingers who use it as their justification for doing whatever terrible thing they want to do, which is usually to comfort the comfortable and afflict the afflicted. It's about time someone gave them hell and explained that progressives can read, too.

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I'd Rather Eat Pants Audiobook

I'd Rather Eat Pants

Author: Peter Ackerman Narrator: Ed Asner, Ed Begley, Ed Begley Jr., Edward Asner, Jonathan Banks Release Date: March 2015

What do fast-talking, New York octogenarians, Abe and Mabel, do when their life-long grocery store, Pepperstein Produce, is driven out of business by Wonder Food? They embark on the ultimate road trip with a nineteen year-old stoner, Wisdom, to Los Angeles to become actors. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production, starring Edward Asner, Jonathan Banks, Ed Begley Jr., Emily Bergl, Dan Castellaneta, Derek Cecil, Bob Edwards, Clea Lewis, Anne Meara, Kendall Schmidt and Susan Stamberg. Directed by Gordon Hunt. Recorded in front of a live audience by L.A. Theatre Works.

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The Undecided Molecule Audiobook

The Undecided Molecule

From the imagination of radio pioneer Norman Corwin comes one of the strangest trials in the history of jurisprudence. A molecule refuses to be assigned to any particular substance and insists on choosing for itself. Starring Edward Asner, Carl Reiner, Charlie Robinson, and Erika Schickel. Written and directed by Norman Corwin.

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God’s Eye Audiobook

God’s Eye

A demon… Every soul he claims is another chance to advance, until he can walk among us, look like us, make us believe in him. The only thing holding him back is… An angel… The rules of the realm bind him from fighting on the demon’s terms. But this is his chance to steal something away from the demon, to steal the thing the demon wants most… A woman who must choose… A woman who has been chosen, Katharine is suddenly a pawn in a game in which the rules and the stakes are beyond her comprehension. She must take a side even though she can’t tell angel from demon. And in the end, they will all be judged. “As heiress to a Fortune 500 company, Katherine is always suspicious of new men who enter her life. Little does she know that the two newest men in her life represent opposite sides of a force that threatens reality itself. Nor does she know she’s the key to the future. God’s Eye is another wonderful audio-movie recorded at Skyboat Studios. It’s a bit reminiscent of the Twilight movies, with its handsome monsters and beautiful women, but there’s more to it than surface beauty. The production is flawless, down to the funky noises and jarring sounds designed to awaken listeners en route to work in the morning. Stefan Rudnicki heads a cast that includes Kathe Mazur, Joe Barrett, and an all-too-short appearance by Ed Asner.”—AudioFile

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The Woman Who Laughed Audiobook

The Woman Who Laughed

Author: Joyce Carol Oates Narrator: Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Ethan Glazer, Lindsay Crouse Release Date: February 2013

Nell Ryder is a sardonic and urbane school teacher transplanted to small-town Michigan. But when she gets into a dispute with an aggrieved parent, Nell finds herself accused of impropriety with one of her adolescent charges. A BBC co-production. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Lindsay Crouse, Ethan Glazer, Harold Gould, Kaitlin Hopkins, Gary Kroeger, Jarrett Lennon, Lana McKissak, Marian Mercer and Tom Virtue. Directed by Gordon House.

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Song Bird Audiobook

Song Bird

Author: Larry Weiner Narrator: A Full Cast, A Full Cast, Ed Asner, Kelli O'Hara, Shirley Jones Release Date: January 2011

Maureen Barnett (Three time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara) was once a singer renowned the world over. Now though, things couldn't get much worse. She's stuck performing in dives, her daughter hates her, and she's recovering from a severe nervous breakdown that leaves her petrified in front of large crowds. Prospects couldn't look bleaker, when in walks Amelia Storm (Academy Award winner Shirley Jones), an aging chanteuse, offering Maureen the ability to see into the future. Maureen reluctantly accepts and finds herself haunted by visions of something dreadful happening to her daughter Holly, who is soon abducted and held for ransom. Enlisting the aid of a freshly retired policeman turned private eye named Henry Powell (Emmy winner Ed Asner), Maureen goes on a dangerous journey to get her daughter - and her confidence - back at all costs. From its atmospheric opening to its shocking conclusion, RRCA's Songbird is a sharp comic mystery filled with laughs, romance, two-fisted action, and winning performances from Shirley Jones, Ed Asner and Kelli O'Hara.

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Pilgrimage to Beethoven Audiobook

Pilgrimage to Beethoven

Author: Richard Wagner Narrator: Allan Corduner, Arye Gross, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Paul Mercier Release Date: March 2010

Adapted from the diaries of Richard Wagner, Beethoven’s music soars in the background as a poor young composer named Richard Wagner struggles toward Vienna to meet the composer he idealizes. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Allan Corduner, Arye Gross and Paul Mercier.

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Our Lady of Freedoms Audiobook

Our Lady of Freedoms

Author: Norman Corwin Narrator: Ed Asner Release Date: January 2010

Moving tribute to the statue of Liberty, narrated by Ed Asner.

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Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill/Thomas Hearing Audiobook

Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill/Thomas Hearing

Author: Mame Hunt Narrator: Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Ella Joyce, Paul Winfield Release Date: December 2009

Adapted directly from the actual transcripts, Unquestioned Integrity examines the notorious Senate Confirmation hearings when law professor Anita Hill charged Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas with sexual harassment. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Ella Joyce and Paul Winfield.

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Forty-Two Stories Audiobook

Forty-Two Stories

Forty-Two Stories by Douglas Post is a comedy about life in a high-rise condominium. A professional student from the University of Chicago is moonlighting as janitor. A stressed-out apartment manager is at odds with the residents and on the edge of a nervous breakdown. And a motley assortment of other staff members struggles with survival in the face of urban pandemonium and with the fact that one of them may be breaking into the units and stealing women’s underwear. A Next Theatre co-production. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Edward Asner as Frank Rengin Altay as Demetra Jane Blass as Alice Kyle Colerider-Krugh as Zackary Sam Macy as Sergio Mike Nussbaum as Gunter Morocco Omari as Timothy David M. Pasquesi as Ed Steve Pickering as Ross Directed by Susan Booth. Recorded before a live audience at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie in June of 1998.

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