Library Ed. Books on Tape 2005
CS ISBN 1415915857 $81.00 Seven cassettes
CD ISBN 1415916705 $99.00 Nine CDs
DD ISBN $24.47
Zachary King has it all--beautiful fiancée, high-level job, cool apartment. But when a cancer scare invades his placid world, he begins to make risky decisions, with life-changing consequences. Scott Brick performs the first-person narration with irony, sarcasm, and vulnerability. Given the story's New York setting, Brick's natural speech patterns provide realism in tone and inflection as listeners enter Zack's world. His portrayal of Zack's Viagra-charged alcoholic father deserves mention, as the men's shared history shapes Zack as a person. Brick's performance captures the regret and bravado present in many of the story's relationships, and gives Zack's response to his father all the rage and tenderness it deserves. R.L.L. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 05]
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