One secret to a good narrator is this: Is he or she interested in the content of the book? It comes across in intonation, pace, and emphasis, and Sean Runnette demonstrates it here. The author is opinionated—this is a political analysis as much as a discussion of the controversial general. But Runnette doesn’t rant; he reads at a conversational pace, yet there is an element of tension in his voice: What happens next? Can’t wait to know! Consequently, the listener is drawn in and has a hard time hitting the “stop” button. This is not a performance but a highly skilled reading, an exceptionally good one. D.R.W. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2013]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2013
CD ISBN 9781452612119 $34.99 Six CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452662114 $24.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2013
CD ISBN 9781452642116 $71.99 Six CDs
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