Retail pak HighBridge Audio 1999
CS ISBN 1565113314 $24.95 Four cassettes
Billy Chapel, a seventeen-year veteran with Hall-of-Fame stats, pitches the final game of his career. Shaara, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE KILLER ANGELS, switches between the present and the past to reveal the path that Chapel took to reach this point in his life. Overall, Jason Culp does a good job with this program. He seems at his best during Jeffrey Shaara's poignant introduction, which explains his late father's love of baseball. And he does a good job with the narrative part of the story and the voices of the supporting characters. But it's when he speaks in Chapel's voice that he seems a bit flat, not giving Chapel the distinctive voice that he deserves. P.B.J. © AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 00]
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