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JOKER ONE A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood

by | Read by David Drummond

History • 11.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

This first-person account of the author's experiences commanding a Marine platoon in Iraq is full of human tragedy, hope, camaraderie, and faith. He and his men spent seven months defending Ramadi, a Sunni-dominated city, and never let it fall to the insurgents. Narrator David Drummond has a pleasant voice and reads largely without emotion. His matter-of-fact style works well for most of the narrative, but he uses the same voice for firefights and attacks, which limits the impact of those sections. Drummond is easy to follow, and his excellent diction and pacing make the book interesting. His intonation, though, does not allow us to experience the full force of the author's words. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2009]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2009

CD ISBN 9781400110742 $34.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400160747 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2009

CD ISBN 9781400140749 $69.99 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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