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  • Above and Beyond

  • The Incredible Story of Frank Luke Jr., Arizona's Medal of Honor Flying Ace of the First World War
  • By: Keith Warren Lloyd
  • Narrated by: Joseph Mick
  • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

Above and Beyond is the incredible true story of Frank Luke Jr., the first aviator to receive the Medal of Honor. When America entered the First World War in 1917, Luke became a fighter pilot in the newly formed US Army Air Service and was soon serving with a combat squadron in France. Above and Beyond chronicles Luke's most daring mission of all on September 29, 1918, which cost him his life, and for which he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great Material – Not Great for Audio

  • By DK on 02-13-18

Exciting tale of a great warrior.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-12-18

If you could sum up Above and Beyond in three words, what would they be?

Fun, Exciting, Tragic

What other book might you compare Above and Beyond to and why?

This is a difficult question for me because this book was outside of my usual fare. I enjoyed the book quite a bit.

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

He narrated the book very well and made it so that I could enjoy it. Very well done.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I did feel for Frank Luke when he found out about his friend.

Any additional comments?

I requested a free review copy of this audiobook and I am leaving a voluntary and honest review.