DEFIANCE by Nechama Tec (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below). â€œ[S]uspenseful ...
DEFIANCE by Nechama Tec (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below). â€œ[S]uspenseful and inspiringâ€¦.â€ (Publishers Weekly) The prevailing image of European Jews during the Holocaust is one of helpless victims, but in fact, many Jews struggled against the terrors of the Third Reich. This is the riveting history of one such group, the largest armed rescue operation of Jews by Jews in World War II, numbering more than 1,200. Self-contained, this audiobook app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. Based on a library-quality recording, this app was built especially for your iPhone and iPod Touch. No unreadable text, no endless scrolling on a tiny screen. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves. NOTICE: This app includes the exact same 5-star recording offered elsewhere at much higher prices. It was professionally recorded by Blackstone Audioâ€™s AudieÂ®-winning narrator, Stefan Rudnicki. You are not buying yet another amateur or volunteer narration. No clicks, background noises, throat clearing, mispronunciations, tinny voices or monotones will be found here. â€œElevating and inspiringâ€¦.An accomplished and startling work of Holocaust documentation.â€ (Los Angeles Times) â€¢ EXPERIENCE. About 11 hours of narration. Created as a Folium enhancedAudioâ„¢ edition, this book includes extra functions and features not found on lesser players. â€¢ PLAYER CONTROLS. Includes listen (play), pause, multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, one-touch chapter- and bookmark browser. There is also a â€œscrubâ€ bar that finds any point inside the chapter with just a tap. â€¢ SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the book will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing. â€¢ CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and smarter than average. â€¢ CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the book youâ€™ve come. â€¢ OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airplane-ready! Once downloaded, listen uninterrupted without threat from a lost network connection. Downloads are usually just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed. â€¢ AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the book again. â€¢ TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends or Twitter feed. â€¢ FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for books, functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas. RATING: Suitable for adults interested in World War II, or who enjoy amazing true stories of struggle through hardship. ___________________ The prevailing image of European Jews during the Holocaust is one of helpless victims, but in fact many Jews struggled against the terrors of the Third Reich. In Defiance, Nechama Tec offers a riveting history of one such group, a forest community in western Belorussia that would number more than 1,200 Jews by 1944, which would undertake the largest armed rescue operation of Jews by Jews in World War II.
Size: 298.55 MB
Price: $ 9.80
Developed by Blackstone Audio, Inc
Day of release: 0000-00-0