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by | Read by Dick Hill

Mystery & Suspense • 14 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

In 1933 oil baron Charles Urschel was kidnapped by George “Machine Gun” Kelly and his wife, Kathryn, who was the far more evil one of the pair. Writer Ace Atkins fictionalizes that incident and turns out an interesting story of Depression-era violence and intrigue. Dick Hill narrates in his familiar laid-back country-boy style. It mostly fits, especially for the intrepid lawmen, but the pace feels a bit slow here and there. There are many bit players in the story, rounding it out in some respects. Perhaps the most fascinating part of the work is the author’s characterization of Machine Gun Kelly as a man who kills simply out his desire to become famous—any way he can. M.S. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2010]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2010

CD ISBN 9781400115662 $39.99 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400165667 $29.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2010

CD ISBN 9781400145669 $79.99 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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