Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2008
CD ISBN 978-0-7927-5233-2 $79.95 Eight CDs
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When American expatriate Nancy Kissel went on trial in Hong Kong in 2005 for the brutal murder of her husband, Robert, she claimed that she killed the prominent investment banker in self-defense. Joe McGinniss chronicles the couple's troubled marriage, Nancy's infidelity, the controversial trial, and the many personalities who dominated their family, as well as touches on the murder of Robert's brother a year later. Reader Michael McConnohie's superb performance brings the Kissel family to life with a paced, breathless style that leaves the listener waiting for every line. McConnohie's portrayal of Nancy is particularly memorable, seeming to invade her psyche to discover whether her tales of physical and verbal abuse are true or the machinations of a troubled soul. D.J.S. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2008]
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