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THE SHADOW OF WAR A Novel of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Paul Michael

Historical Fiction • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2024

This audiobook about a terrifying event in American history is expertly narrated by Paul Michael. In October 1962, Nikita Khrushchev attempted to install nuclear missiles in secret in Cuba by camouflaging them on ordinary supply ships. Michael re-creates the conversations between President John F. Kennedy and his brother, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, as they work to prevent a catastrophe. Listeners who remember the principals' voices will hear the authenticity and richness of Michael's performance as he brings them to life. His presentation is equally vivid as he captures the sly affability of Khrushchev and the various neighbors in a Florida neighborhood, one a liberal professor and the other who is building a bomb shelter. This stunning and memorable performance is not to be missed. E.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2024]

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2024

DD ISBN 9781250349743 $26.99

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