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A CURIOUS MADNESS An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II

by | Read by Robertson Dean

History • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

In a deep voice, narrator Robertson Dean captures the serious tone of this dual biography of the author's grandfather, Major Daniel Jaffe, and the accused Japanese war criminal Okawa Shumei, whom Jaffe examined as part of the Tokyo War Crimes Trials after WWII. Robertson's narration of this extensive work is in itself well done. But the work contains a lot of material that is seemingly unrelated until the two subjects actually interact. Robertson's sonorous voice has an appropriate tone for the subject matter but often seems slow and lacking in expression--a problem that is more a reflection of the text than his reading. Those interested in this topic will most likely find this production interesting. M.T.F. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2014]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781452618906 $39.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452668901 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781452648903 $83.99 • Eight CDs

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