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Carol

Herndon, Vatican City State (Holy See) | Member Since 2005

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  • What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Scott McClellan
    • Narrated By Scott McClellan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (378)
    Performance
    (50)
    Story
    (51)

    Scott McClellan belonged to President Bush's select inner circle of trusted advisers during one of the most challenging, contentious periods of recent history. Over a period of more than seven years, he witnessed, day-to-day, exactly how the presidency veered off course, not only by its decision to topple Saddam Hussein, but by an embrace of confrontational politics in the face of an increasingly partisan Washington and a hostile media.

    Frank J. Regan says: "Something is Missing"
    "Boring and self-serving"
    Overall

    I've been listening to recorded books for 20 years, and this, by far, is the worst ever. The first half of the book is about the author's college days and early career. Who cares?! I fast-forwarded to the second half of the book to get some info about "What Happened?" And the narration was painful to listen to. Words like "ideals" pronounced "idills". AAARGH!!! He should never, ever, narrate anything again.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Bad Monkey

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Carl Hiaasen
    • Narrated By Arte Johnson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (920)
    Performance
    (814)
    Story
    (825)

    Andrew Yancy - late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be-late of the Monroe County sheriff’s office - has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical (Hiaasenian) explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its shadowy owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon explanation is full of holes, and if he can prove murder, the sheriff might rescue him from his grisly Health Inspector gig (it’s not called the roach patrol for nothing). But first - this being Hiaasen country - Yancy must negotiate an obstacle course of wildly unpredictable events with a crew of even more wildly unpredictable characters.

    James says: "Disappointed"
    "Hilarious!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    As usual Carl Hiaasen cracked me up. I listened to it while driving to Florida from Virginia. There I was going 80 mph, laughing so hard I could hardly breathe.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The developer trying to sell the house across the street from the main character. I knew that whenever he appeared in the story, something hysterically funny was going happen.


    What about Arte Johnson’s performance did you like?

    Hi deadpan delivery of the book.


    Any additional comments?

    I hope Carl is working on his next book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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