AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE MOB AND ME Wiseguys and the Witness Protection Program

by | Read by Dick Hill

Contemporary Culture • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Dick Hill does his usual excellent work narrating this first-person account of the origin of the Witness Protection Program. U.S. Marshall John Partington was selected by Robert Kennedy to create a program offering a safe haven for Mob figures who agreed to name names. Hill is completely convincing as Partington. His cadence contains all the sincerity of a man on a mission. Partington spent 30 years babysitting mobsters, many of whom weren’t always cooperative. Hill keeps Partington’s stories fascinating—sometimes funny, sometimes gruesome. He uses original accents and timbres for the various wiseguys, never resorting to stereotypes. Listeners learn the inside scoop on high-profile underworld cases, the Watergate break-in, and various death threats and vendettas. Partington’s conclusion? Bad guys can be good, and good guys can be bad. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2010]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2010

CD ISBN 9781400118922 $34.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400168927 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2010

CD ISBN 9781400148929 $83.99 • Seven CDs

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×