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HARD KNOCKS

by | Read by Peter Berkrot

Mystery & Suspense • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Howie Carr, a well-known talk show host and BOSTON HERALD columnist, pits ex-cop Jack Reilly against utterly corrupt local officials and an utterly corrupt FBI agent. This is a throwback to the 1950s noir genre—life is cheap, but the payoffs can be great. Peter Berkrot does very well articulating a cynical but honorable (in his own way) private eye. He voices the characters as they’re presented, one by one: tired, tough, profane, arrogant, naïve, ambitious, even idealistic. Most, but not all, are carriers of vast experience and vast contempt. The Boston milieu is recognizable to anyone who’s been there. D.R.W. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2012]

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Formats

Library Ed. • AudioGO • 2012

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-8410-4 $74.95 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-0-7927-8411-1 $54.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9780792784128 $49.95

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