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Hit the Beach | [Len Levinson]

Hit the Beach

They love to fight and live to kill! Start with an insane sergeant with a genius for leadership and a lust for blood. Add a bank robber. A racketeer. A guy who goes berserk on the battlefield. A gun-happy Texan. A silent Apache. A movie stuntman who swings from trees. Put them all together and you have the killing machine known as… the Rat Bastards.
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Question: How can a soldier fighting in the Battle of Guadalcanal, the first major Allied offensive against Japan in World War Two, keep a cigarette between his lips, his gun firing, and his mouth running a stream of profanities all at the same? Answer: He’s a Rat Bastard.

The Rat Bastards are the invention of Len Levinson, a story slinger with over 60 novels to his name, and Hit the Beach is the first installment in the Bastards series. For those who prefer action to contemplation, Hit the Beach is a nonstop party of mud, blood, and over-sized soldiers. Performed in a spirited and gruff but crystal-clear voice by American Shakespearean Ray Porter, Hit the Beach is a pulpy war thriller for the ear.

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They love to fight and live to kill!

Start with an insane sergeant with a genius for leadership and a lust for blood. Add a bank robber. A racketeer. A guy who goes berserk on the battlefield. A gun-happy Texan. A silent Apache. A movie stuntman who swings from trees. Put them all together and you have the killing machine known as… the Rat Bastards.

©1983 Len Levinson (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    I expected nothing less than another great performance from Ray Porter and again he delivers a jaw dropping heart pumping narration. He was a perfect voice because of all of the character vocalization he accomplishes with seemingly little effort. Porter is a master of keeping the rhythm of the story moving the way I would think the author would want. I was thoroughly entertained by some of the voices he choose to use and some sounded familiar from other book he has narrated, not a bad thing at all. Ray Porter will continue to be one of my go to narrators, trusting that he can make a story more interesting than it might really be.

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