I couldn't stick with this book. I finished about 7 hours which is about a third of the book today, finally had enough and went to shuffle music on m..Show More »y ipod. The story had a lot of potential in my opinion. I thought the Vietnam flashbacks were compelling, but at least in the audiobook it is extremely difficult to follow. I have a feeling in print some of the story is bouncing back and forth between passages written in italics or something. If that's the case it is just really hard to follow and confusing.
I was also frustrated that I'm seven hours into the book and the plot has hardly advanced at all. Let's get on with it already.
Honestly, the past year I've listened to a TON of really great audiobooks. Maybe its spoiled me, and I'm lacking the patience for something like this.
Too bored to finish this book, I could care less about a boy and his criminal investigator mentor. Progresses very slowly too, and the author fails to..Show More » create any emotional attachment to the main character. Narrator is also a bit too zealous for my listening preference.