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Presumed Innocent Audiobook
Presumed Innocent
Written by: 
Scott Turow
Narrated by: 
Edward Herrmann
Presumed Innocent Audiobook

Presumed Innocent

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Publisher's Summary

Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of crimes. Prosecutor Rusty Sabich is transformed from accuser to accused when he is handed an explosive case - that of the brutal murder of a woman who happens to be his former lover.

©1987 Scott Turow (P)2010 Hachette

What the Critics Say

"Spellbinding.... The suspense is relentless.... Surprise follows surprise.... The work of a profoundly gifted writer." (The New York Times)

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    debra 12-26-12
    debra 12-26-12
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    "good enough listen"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    yes, distracting story.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    no... but kept me listening. Voice got repetitive, not much inflection.


    Have you listened to any of Edward Herrmann’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    no


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    just wait .....


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    finally 12-25-12
    finally 12-25-12
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    "Keeps you guessing!"
    Where does Presumed Innocent rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    At the top of the list..it keeps you curious as to the hidden relationships of the characters and how they play into solving the crime.


    What about Edward Herrmann’s performance did you like?

    Good accents that capture and separate the characters personalities.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When you find out the mystery of the glass.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Paula C. Huffman Chicago, IL 12-20-12
    Paula C. Huffman Chicago, IL 12-20-12 Member Since 2012
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    "A True Classic"
    Would you listen to Presumed Innocent again? Why?

    Presumed Innocent is a classic, an always enjoyable listen!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I wanted to listen and listen but I never wanted it to end....VERY well written!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Thomas Chambersburg, PA, United States 12-19-12
    Thomas Chambersburg, PA, United States 12-19-12 Member Since 2007
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    "Too much detail"

    It is a great story line and interesting. The author, as with his other books, spends way to much time on inane details and diatribes. This is the second one of his books I have read and probably will not read anymore.
    The performance was excellent but the boring interludes detracted from it.

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    Aaron 12-10-12
    Aaron 12-10-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Held my attention."

    One case where the book is better than the movie. I would have enjoyed this more if I had not seen the movie, nor already knew the premise and ending, but I was still interested in the characters and development of the plot.
    Satisfying conclusion.

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    Sharon United States 12-09-12
    Sharon United States 12-09-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Exellent!! Keeps you guessing untill the end!!"

    One of the best books I've listened to in a while. New to this author, but so glad that I took the chance!

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    Joange Rice, VA, United States 12-07-12
    Joange Rice, VA, United States 12-07-12 Member Since 2013
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    "Amazing!!!"

    I just couldn't stop listening!!! This book started out a bit slow and I wondered where it would end up. WOW!! Twists everywhere. Great characters, wonderful reader and all-around good story. I plan to read more Turow!

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    Marilee 12-04-12
    Marilee 12-04-12

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    "Exquisite narrator, compelling courtroom drama."
    Where does Presumed Innocent rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I read this book when it was first published and thought it was good. The audiobook was so much better. Edward Herrmann was a surprise. His narration translated a good book into a moving experience. The beautiful prose written by Turrow was was brought to life.For these reasons, I would say this is a must listen. It's much more that just a courtroom drama.Do yourself a favor and try it.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Timothy 12-03-12
    Timothy 12-03-12
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    "The best legal thriller I have ever read. Period."

    I bought this on a whim, having never heard of it or Scott Turow before. Man, had I missed something. I greatly enjoy the legal thriller genre, even though I haven't read all that many of them. This was far and away the best I have ever read, made even better by Edward Herrmann's literally pitch perfect narration. I've never heard him narrate before, but he ranks right up there with the greats like John Lee and Simon Prebble.

    All the characters are beautifully drawn and credible, brought to life by the wonderful narration. It's also really a pleasure to read a book that has been so carefully crafted in every detail, backed up by what is apparently really thorough research and familiarity with the subject matter.

    It's almost impossible to really write anything about this book without creating a spoiler, so I'll just say: If you enjoy first-class, intelligent and suspenseful legal fiction get this book. It's brilliant, and I literally couldn't stop listening until I'd finished. And now I'm sorry that I didn't make it last longer, which is always a pretty sure sign of an outstanding read.

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    Janet HOLT, MI, United States 12-02-12
    Janet HOLT, MI, United States 12-02-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Great listen. I'll get the second book."
    If you could sum up Presumed Innocent in three words, what would they be?

    Tense, unexpected end.


    What does Edward Herrmann bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Probably nothing. I have a good imagination.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When the real murderer was revealed.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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