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MECHA SAMURAI EMPIRE A United States of Japan Novel, Book 2

by | Read by Joel de la Fuente

Science Fiction • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

Joel de la Fuente narrates this alternate history in which WWII ended differently. In the United States of Japan, Mac wants nothing more than to ride inside, and even pilot, a mecha, a giant battle robot, as his late parents did. De la Fuente's first-person narration of the whiny and angst-ridden teenage boy is spot-on. As the story evolves, so does the hero. De la Fuente alters his narration so the listener can hear how Mac changes. The secondary characters consist of a German girl, an aging Australian mecha pilot, and a no-nonsense traditional Japanese drill sergeant, all of whom de la Fuente brings to life with perfect accents and tones. A.R.F. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2019]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2018

DD ISBN 9780525641285 $22.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2018

DD ISBN 9780525641292 $95.00

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