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by | Read by Erika Christensen and a Full Cast

Fiction • 2 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Exotic opening music sets the tone for this "pulpy" production, which recounts beautiful Betty Sheldon's attempts to complete her father's quest to locate a mysterious black chest hidden somewhere deep in Manchuria. Multiple voices and sound effects are inspired choices that give this production the ambiance of a radio show, which is appropriate for a story that was originally published in the 1930s and feels a bit dated. The energy of the cast matches the plot as Sheldon joins forces with brave, dashing Michael Stuart (a.k.a. the Red Dragon) and outwits villains and armies alike. The narrators' steady, even pace holds it all together. This production will appeal to fans of radio plays and stories from the age of pulp. A.F. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2014]

Trade Ed. • Galaxy Press • 2013

CD ISBN 9781592122288 $12.95 • Two CDs

DD ISBN $4.19

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Trade Ed. • Galaxy Press • 2013

CD ISBN 9781592122288 $12.95 • Two CDs

DD ISBN $4.19

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