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J. EDGAR HOOVER: THE MAN AND THE SECRETS

by | Read by Dick Estell

Biography & Memoir • 39 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1991

This negative biography shows FBI Director Hoover as an efficient, eccentric bureaucrat whose achievements were primarily administrative and who descended frequently into paranoia and blackmail. Dick Estell is like a familiar old shoe; we hear him daily on NPR's "Radio Reader," and his crisp, deliberate articulation is ideal for a political biography such as this. With no need to inject characterization, Estell gives each fact the emphasis it needs; his deep voice is neither judgmental nor bland. If you buy unabridged, buy this one. D.W. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN 93]

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Book pak • Books on Tape • 1993

CS ISBN 0736622837 $208.00 • Twenty-six cassettes

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