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Cody A. Connell

Red Boiling Springs, TN USA
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  • Helmet for My Pillow

  • From Parris Island to the Pacific: A Young Marine's Stirring Account of Combat in World War II
  • By: Robert Leckie
  • Narrated by: James Badge Dale, Tom Hanks (introduction)
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,023
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,757
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,755

The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed. Audible Studios, in partnership with Playtone, the production company co-owned by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and creator of the award-winning HBO series Band of Brothers, John Adams, and The Pacific, as well as the HBO movie Game Change, has created new recordings of these memoirs, narrated by the stars of the miniseries.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Engaging Account of the War in “The Pacific”

  • By Aaron on 08-13-14

What a wonderful for trail of a fantastic book!

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

Reviewed: 12-17-18

The performance of the narrator was stupendous. Is ability to capture the soul of the book is unmatched.

  • The Painted Bird

  • By: Jerzy Kosinski
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman, Michael Aronov
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 279
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 240

A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of this century.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A guided tour of Hell.

  • By Shawn on 12-01-11

The narration is fantastic.

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

Reviewed: 12-06-18

this is a fantastic piece of literature. this is the kind of story kids growing up today need to know.

  • The Most Dangerous Game

  • By: Richard Connell
  • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
  • Length: 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 932
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 839
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 838

A mysterious island, shrouded in fear, evil, and darkness. Here the amoral General Zaroff hunts. And what, you ask, is the most dangerous game? It is the manner and substance of his nightly killings.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not bad

  • By Erez on 03-19-12

B.J. Harrison is one of my favorite narrators.

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

B.J. Harrison does a great job with this great old story. of a fantastic twist.