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VALKYRIE
Biography & Memoir

VALKYRIE The Story of the Plot to Kill Hitler, by Its Last Member

by | Read by Michael Prichard

Biography & Memoir • 4 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

Michael Prichard's gravelly, unaffected reading of this WWII memoir evokes the style and manner of a 1940s broadcaster—one who has witnessed firsthand the horrors and the perils of that desperate era but is honor bound to report what he has seen fairly, fully, and dispassionately. Von Boeselager's account of his and his brother Georg's involvement in the 1944 plot to kill Hitler is brief and somewhat peripheral, but interesting for its eyewitness perspective. Prichard breathes character and immediacy into a narrative that, composed when the author was 89, owes more to the leveling of the years than to the impressions of the moment. This VALKYRIE is tangential to the story told in the Tom Cruise film of the same name and is recommended for those who have seen that film, or already know something about this story. D.A.W. 2010 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2009

CD ISBN 9781400112074 $24.99 • Four CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400162079 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2009

CD ISBN 9781400142071 $49.99 • Four CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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