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by | Read by Scott Brick

Mystery & Suspense • 15 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2001

When Scott Brick plunges into Mystic River, he does so with artistry and grace. This is a haunting, suspenseful, psychological thriller that calls for a multiplicity of reading talents--and Brick displays them all. One of three 11-year-olds playing together is abducted and molested by two pedophiles, released after four days, but is never the same person he was before. Fast-forward twenty-five years, and the daughter of one of the other boys is savagely murdered. The slaying brings all three into a complex, dark, emotional drama, which teaches that the past can never be totally forgotten. Brick brings it all together in an almost perfect reading. He switches emotions in an instant. Whether a character is pleading for his life or drowning in alcohol, his performance flows smoothly--right down to the end. Mystic River is the kind of book that allows the performer to shine, and Brick does. A.L.H. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/JUL 01]



Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2001

CS ISBN 9780694525058 $39.95 • Ten cassettes

CD ISBN 9780694524648 $29.95 • Ten CDs


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2001

CS ISBN 978-0-7366-6197-3 $88.00 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-0-7366-9916-7 $104.00 • Twelve CDs

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