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World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition) Audiobook

World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Oral History of the Zombie War

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Winner, Multi-Voiced Performance, 2014

World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Oral History of the Zombie War is a new version of Max Brooks' episodic zombie novel. The abridged versions of the original stories are now joined with new, unabridged recordings of the episodes that were not included in the original (abridged) version of the audiobook. These additional episodes feature a star-studded cast of narrators to coincide with the upcoming release of the film.

New narrators include Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, Spiderman star Alfred Molina, The Walking Dead creator Frank Darabont, rapper Common, Firefly star Nathan Fillion, Shaun of the Dead's Simon Pegg, and members of the casts of Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Heroes and more! Max Brooks will be reprising his role as The Interviewer.

The original abridged edition, released in 2006, won an Audie Award for Best Multi-Voiced Performance. Original cast members include Alan Alda, Mark Hamill, Carl & Rob Reiner, and John Turturro.

In this new classic of apocalyptic fiction that feels all too real, the Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. The documentary-style oral history records the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time.

Featuring five more hours of previously unrecorded content, this full-cast recording is read by F. Murray Abraham, Alan Alda, René Auberjonois, Becky Ann Baker, Dennis Boutsikaris, Bruce Boxleitner, Max Brooks, Nicki Clyne, Common, Denise Crosby, Frank Darabont, Dean Edwards, Mark Hamill, Nathan Fillion, Maz Jobrani, Frank Kamai, Michelle Kholos, John McElroy, Ade M’Cormack, Alfred Molina, Parminder Nagra, Ajay Naidu, Masi Oka, Steve Park, Kal Penn, Simon Pegg, Jürgen Prochnow, Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner, Henry Rollins, Jeri Ryan, Jay O. Sanders, Martin Scorsese, Paul Sorvino, David Ogden Stiers, Brian Tee, John Turturro, Eamonn Walker, Ric Young, and Waleed Zuaiter.

©2006 Max Brooks (P)2012 Random House

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    Love love love the production of this book. Please make more audio books with such awesome production. N

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    Dogfaceone1 04-06-16
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    "Great performance just wish it was unabridged"

    The voice acting was fantastic! A great break from the standard zombie story format that manages to create a compelling and personal global narrative.

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    "Excellent Edition"

    I do love this book. I have listened to it several times and I'm sure I'll listen to it several times more. The complete edition is also very much worth the purchase, even if you already have the earlier abridged version. Some of the added stories are referenced in stories that were included in the abridged version.

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    david murdock 03-26-16 Member Since 2014
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    "the multiple narrators brings the story to life!"

    I did read this as a hard copy but enjoy the audio book much more. the cast does a great job of bring the story to life.

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    great listen. first one. put it on at Denver CO. finished in houston TX. never thought I would enjoy an audio book but I was wrong.

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    After having scene the movie, and having listened to the majority of the abridged audio book I couldn't resist diving into this edition. it was worth every minute. a wonderful narration job was done by the full cast, and the writing style felt seamless and natural.

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    Will_a 03-21-16
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    "This is a awesome audiobook. With the all star cast , you can't go wrong"

    The book is way better then the movie. So far, I've listened to WWZ 3 times. The story really pulls you in and for a zombie/ sci-fi book, it is relatively believable. Max Brooks obviously did an enormous amount of research into the technical aspects of the book (military technology, tactics and terminology, science, sociological and psychological, etc aspects of the book

    The only thing I didn't like about the book is that it it had to end.

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    Would you consider the audio edition of World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition) to be better than the print version?

    I absolutely adored this book on my crosscountry road trip. Nothing like the movie if that is what you are expecting. All the different voices and characters really make this a stellar story. I enjoyed how much effort was put into this fascinating apocalypse style narrative.


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    Amy 03-19-16
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    One of my favorite books, and one that translates really well into an audio book. Absolutely lovely.

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    "Best audiobook I've heard so far!!!"

    I loved how it is being told by first hand accounts. It personifies the actual virus and makes for an even better experience. The only zombie related media that even comes close to this is the "We're Alive" podcast!

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