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FALLING MAN

by | Read by John Slattery

Fiction • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

With books such as LIBRA and UNDERWORLD, DeLillo has become an important fictional chronicler of recent American history. FALLING MAN, which takes place in the wake of 9/11, adds to that body of work. Sadly, it does not translate well to audio. The magic of DeLillo's story is that it roams from place to place, focusing on one minor player, then another, before continually returning to the protagonists. This structure requires closer attention than most listeners are prepared for. No suspense keeps people hanging on every word. John Slattery narrates in the flat, almost shell-shocked, voice it would seem the author intends. For those willing to devote themselves solely to the act of listening, this book is the real thing. R.R. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 07]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 9780743567183 $29.95 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9780743567196 $17.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2007

CS ISBN 9781428142947 $72.75 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 9781428142961 $102.75 • Six CDs

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