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by | Read by Ken Howard

Contemporary Culture • 13 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2002

All John Leonard Orr wanted to be was a policeman, but when he was turned down, he became a fireman in Glendale, California. In a perfect ironic twist, he was also one of the most prolific arsonists the United States has ever seen. Ken Howard narrates this sordid tale with a straightforward, tough, and aggressive voice. His diction is somewhat sloppy, but it works because this is true hard-boiled crime. His pacing is keen, and he keeps us interested through some technical court transcripts. The fact that this is a real event makes it that much more engrossing. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB / MAR 03]



Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2002

CS ISBN $62.95 • Nine cassettes

CD ISBN $88.00/ $16.95(R) • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN $19.95 • One MP3-CDs

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