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Douglas

Franklin, NH, United States

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  • The Interrogator: An Education

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Glenn L. Carle
    • Narrated By Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    Here are the confessions of a senior CIA operative who ran the interrogation of one of the highest profile al-Qaeda captives. Carle’s journey is a tale of international intrigue, deceit, and betrayal—and an extraordinary and intimate portrait of our war on terror.

    Douglas says: "[Redacted] Too Much!!"
    "[Redacted] Too Much!!"
    Overall

    The author attempts to convey his story of a CIA officer and his interrogation of a highly placed member of the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization and his coming around to the opinion that CIA has actually captured someone of much less importance than they think and the unsuccessful attempts to make headquarters see the error.

    This might have made a very interesting book on interrogation and the relationship that evolves as well as giving insight to the Al-Qaeda mindset and modern interrogation techniques in general. However there is an enormous number of redaction's required of the author feels like about a hundred of them. They come fast and furious at the points in the story of most interest to the reader. At times the redactions seem to be done capriciously rather than to truly keep sensitive facts out of the public domain, a point that the author makes himself in several of the comments he makes on redacted passages.

    The constant redactions leave the book nearly incoherent and are a constant jarring irritation that leaves the reader with a better understanding of the author's trip through the foreign lands he travels in than of the interrogation itself. I have sympathy for the author and his frustrations with CIA censorship, I feel he has done the best he can and the book he wanted to write would have been a good one, but I can not recommend this book to anyone in it's present form and regret having bought it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Rescue Party: When the World Ends Series, Volume I

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 11 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated By Jim Gallant
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    A spaceship crew from an advanced alien civilization notices that Earth faces imminent destruction as its sun begins to explode. With time rapidly ticking down, the crew desperately searches a now-desolate planet for any possible human survivors.

    Sally Ann Rival says: "Leaves one wanting more, in a good way!"
    "Bad audio engineering"
    Overall

    Very short story that could have been an excellent novel. Unfortunately the audio engineers have added several very long tracks of foreboding music to lengthen the title unnecessarily.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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