Being a history buff I was fascinated to listen to a story about how life was back at the end of the 19th Century and the beginning of the 20th. I really enjoyed learning about how police work, and court proceedings how they differ (and for that matter how they led to today's forensic evidence handling) today.
The description of the execution proceeding and it's aftermath.
The description of the trial proceeding and how well it was arranged and conducted.
No, but it was fascinating.
Amazing, True, Factual
I liked the way the book brings this true story to life. The book tells a true story in such a way that you wonder if it is really a detective novel, which it is not. Everything in the book is true. The book really draws you in to the "hunt" and to the lives of the participants.
He does a great job of telling the story giving life to all of the characters
If I had the time. I did not want to put it down
Tragic, Amazing, Senseless
I thought that the author's telling of the story was very true to life and really brought the story to life when I listened to it. Truman Capote when to extraordinary detail in telling the story which really brought it home for me.
I cannot settle on one scene, but I would say that the trial segment was among the most interesting
Again, I could not settle on one tidbit,. but I did enjoy the epilogue which told what happened to he survivors after the trial and executions
Maybe, I am actually not yet finished with the entire book yet but am really enjoying it and find it both fascinating and wonderfully acted as well. I may actually want to listen again, at some point.
Alex Cross. He is presented wonderfully and is well portrayed by Andre Braugher
No, but if there are others I would definitely be interested in hearing about them
No laughing or crying, but the story itself does generate a reaction, given its topical nature and how it relates with how we, as Americans are thought of by some other cultures.
Probably not, but only because I rarely listen to/read the same books over again. This does not represent any slight of the author,
I have been watching Anthony Bourdain on Travel Channel (
He really brings the story to life by telling the story himself. It comes across as truthful when it comes directly from him.
I was most moved by the end of the book when Anthony recapped how all of the people he had mentioned in Kitchen Confidential were doing today, some doing well, some having disappeared or doing
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