Library Ed. Books on Tape 2007
CS ISBN 9781415939826 $90.00 Eight cassettes
CD ISBN 9781415935941 $110.00 Eleven CDs
DD ISBN $31.50
The pirates of the Caribbean made history in those waters as Spain, England, and Portugal fought to control the islands and their commerce in the 1700s. True tales of pitched battles with outlaws trying capture ships filled with gold, silver, and jewels make for as much excitement as any novel or Disney movie. Listeners will find two pleasures in John Mayer's performance. First, his relaxed pace allows one to absorb the details in a story rich with history, and second, his avuncular voice builds an enjoyable atmosphere that propels a long audiobook to the last word. Mayer only abandons a normal reading voice to become a little gruff for the bad guys, but the action has enough color to want little more from the narrator. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 07]
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