You know an audiobook is a success when listening to it makes weeding your garden or painting your fence fun. That’s the case with this memoir by Seymour Hersh. The investigative reporter’s journalistic writing style is straightforward, easy to follow, and eminently suited to audio. Topping that off is the narration of Arthur Morey, who adopts a conversational tone exactly suited to the material. He expresses the author’s outrage over issues such as the Vietnam War and chemical and biological weapons. Yet he also is effective during more personal passages. Hersh offers glimpses of a variety of key late-twentieth-century political figures, giving the audiobook some especially meaty content. Overall, this well-written production is enjoyable to listen to, even while weeding. R.C.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2018 Best Audiobook © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2018]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2018
CD ISBN 9780739384237 $40.00 Eleven CDs
DD ISBN 9780739384244 $22.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2018
CD ISBN 9780525637691 $40.00 Eleven CDs
DD ISBN 9780525637707 $95.00
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