I listened to Grover Gardner's narration of more than 120 hours of Robert A. Caro's LBJ: "Passage of Power" and "Master of the Senate." I found them mesmerizing, enlightening and at times horrifying--LBJ's obsession with his not-so-private parts really creeped me out.
Minutes into "The Power Broker" I felt agiatiated, anxious. The narrator was killing my interest in Caro's LBJ. I went back to Audible to look for another copy of the book with Gardner narrating, but no such luck. Unless I'm stuck in a room with no options for entertainment save this audiobook, I won't likely hear how LBJ's story began.
Robert A. Caro could have chosen a better narrator.
By reading it out loud and recording it for public consumption.
Please never suggest a book by this narrator; Amazon, I'm talking to you.
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