This is one of the most fascinating non-fiction stories I have "read". From a simple fascination and curiosity as to how the phone system worked, Kevin Mitcnick found himself in the middle of a real life "Catch Me If You Can." Always one step ahead of everyone else, his addiction to hacking eventually did him in. I don't know how he could sleep at night knowing that every moment could be has last free one.
The narrator, Ray Porter, was phenomenal. He was so natural that at times I felt he was talking right to me.
There are so many fictional names and places in this story that it can be hard to follow at times. Also, some of the conversations can be drawn out at times with no real purpose.
Overall though, the performance and story is good. Just like the Lord of the Rings series, however, the movie in my opinion is better.
I can't believe I'm saying this but the movie is a lot better than the book. Great storyline and performance but there are sections of the book that can be so boring at times. I would suggest that anyone that wants to listen to this should have a map of Middle Earth in your hands so you can follow along with the conversation. Without it, you will be lost.
One of the most boring reads. I almost stopped after the first half hour but decided to force my way through it. What a waste of time.
I didn't know what to expect fro this book but was glad where it took me. This inner world of the ultra marathoner is fascinating and it's ties back to anthropological analysis had me on the edge of my seat. I'm ready to start walking barefoot everywhere now.
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