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Publisher Comments:

Unabridged, 10 CDs, 12 hours

Read by TBA

Detective Isaac Bell returns, in the remarkable new adventure from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author.

Review:

"With aviation in its infancy, a newspaperman is sponsoring a cross-country competition featuring flying machines and a hefty prize. But when someone ends up dead and the husband of one of the racers is implicated, chief investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Agency is called in to investigate. Scott Brick does his best with what he's given, but the book's pretentiously reverent tone, paper-thin characters, and stilted dialogue conspire to undermine this audio production. From his extensive audiography and numerous awards, listeners will realize that Brick — a veteran Cussler narrator — is a much better performer than this particular production demonstrates. The Race simply doesn't do its narrator — or its author — justice. A Putnam Adult hardcover. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Clive Cussler is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently The Spy and Lost Empire. He lives in Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781611760170
Author:
Cussler, Clive
Publisher:
Penguin Audiobooks
Author:
Scott, Justin
Author:
Brick, Scott
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery Historical
Edition Description:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.75 x 5.3 x 1.53 in 0.62 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details pages Penguin Audiobooks - English 9781611760170 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "With aviation in its infancy, a newspaperman is sponsoring a cross-country competition featuring flying machines and a hefty prize. But when someone ends up dead and the husband of one of the racers is implicated, chief investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Agency is called in to investigate. Scott Brick does his best with what he's given, but the book's pretentiously reverent tone, paper-thin characters, and stilted dialogue conspire to undermine this audio production. From his extensive audiography and numerous awards, listeners will realize that Brick — a veteran Cussler narrator — is a much better performer than this particular production demonstrates. The Race simply doesn't do its narrator — or its author — justice. A Putnam Adult hardcover. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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