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THE QUIET AMERICANS

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Robertson Dean, Scott Anderson [Preface, Note]

History • 22 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Two matchless storytellers combine talents in this compelling audiobook history of the Cold War, as told through the adventures and misadventures of four key CIA agents. Scott Anderson is the author of 2013's LAWRENCE IN ARABIA, a favorite among fans of serious nonfiction. Narrator Robertson Dean is known for his fine renditions of works by Joseph Ellis, David Halberstam, Robert Caro, Barbara Kingsolver, and so many others. Here Dean brings the steadiness, focus, and dramatic immediacy required for a long narrative, especially one that maintains four interwoven storylines. Anderson narrates the introduction and stakes a personal investment in his tale. Rich in incident, character, and historical import, this is one of the most provocative, most satisfying nonfiction audiobooks of the year. D.A.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2020 Best Audiobook © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2020]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593293355 $30.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593293362 $95.00

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