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Audies - 2005 Winners

Audies – 2005 Winners:

Audiobook of the Year
My Life

President Bill Clinton, read by President Bill Clinton
(Random House)

Judges Award: Language Learning
Instant Immersion Hawaiian

Kaliko Beamer-Trapp and Kiele Akana Gooch, read by Kaliko Beamer-Trapp and Kiele Akana Gooch
(Topics Entertainment)

Fiction, Abridged

Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, read by Rene Auberjonois
(Highbridge Audio )

Fiction, Unbridged
The Darling

Russell Banks, read by Mary Beth Hurt
(BBC Audiobooks America)

Mystery (Fiction)
Twisted: Selected Unabridged Stories of Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver, read by Boyd Gaines, Michele Pawk, Fredrick Weller
(Simon & Schuster Audio)

Kiss Me While I Sleep

Linda Howard, read by Joyce Bean, Dick Hill
(Brilliance Audio)

Science Fiction
Lost Boys

Orson Scott Card, read by Stefan Rudnicki
(Blackstone Audiobooks)

Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction
The Last Battle

C.S. Lewis, read by Patrick Stewart
(Harper Audio)

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens, read by Jim Dale
(Listening Library)

Non-Fiction, Abridged
Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green River Killer

Sheriff David Reichert, read by Dennis Boutsikaris
(Time Warner Audiobooks)

Non-fiction, Unabridged
The Island At The Center Of The World

Russell Shorto, read by L.J. Ganser
(Recorded Books)

Bob Dylan Chronicles: Volume One

Bob Dylan, read by Sean Penn
(Simon & Schuster Audio)

Personal Development/Motivational
The Happiest Toddler on the Block (Unabridged)
Harvey Karp & Paula Spencer,
read by Johnny Heller
(Recorded Books)

Business Information/Educational
Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable

Patrick Lencioni, read by Jack Arthur
(Audio Renaissance)

Children’s Titles For Ages Up to 8
What Charlie Heard
Mordicai Gerstein, read by Mordicai Gerstein
(Live Oak Media)

Children’s Titles For Ages 8+
Peter and the Starcatchers

Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson, read by Jim Dale
(Brilliance Audio)

Literary Fiction
An Unpardonable Crime

Andrew Taylor, read by Sir Derek Jacobi
(Time Warner Audiobooks)

The World According to Mr. Rogers: Important Things to Remember

Fred Rogers, read by John Lithgow, Tyne Daly, Lily Tomlin, Andre Watts
(Simon & Schuster Audio)

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

David Sedaris, read by David Sedaris
(Time Warner Audiobooks)

Short Stories/Collections
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

David Sedaris, read by David Sedaris
(Time Warner Audiobooks)

Original Work
The History of Classical Music

Darren Henley, read by marin Alsop
(Naxos Audiobooks, Ltd.)

Solo Narration – Male
Jim Dale, Peter and the Starcatchers

Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson
(Brilliance Audio)

Solo Narration – Female
Lisette Lecate, The Full Cupboard of Life: More from the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

Alexander McCall-Smith
(Recorded Books)

Narration by the Author or Authors
Richard Clarke, Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror

(Simon & Schuster Audio)

Multi-Voiced Performance
My Sister’s Keeper

Jodi Picoult, read by Various Readers
(Recorded Books)

Audio Drama
Buddha Boy

Kathe Koja, read by Spencer Murphy and a Full Cast
(Full Cast Audio)

Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium
Lost and Found Sound and Beyond

The Kitchen Sisters, Jay Allison, read by Francis Ford Coppola
(HighBridge Audio)

Package Design
The Chronicles of Narnia Complete 7 Volume CD Box Set (Unabridged)

C.S. Lewis, read by Ian Richardson, Claire Bloom, Anthony Quayle, Michael York
(Harper Audio)

Achievement in Production
Story of Classical Music

Darren Henley, read by marin Alsop
(Naxos Audiobooks, Ltd.)

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