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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

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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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    Maggie 03-10-13
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    "Awesome book!"
    What did you love best about Presumed Innocent?

    I couldn't put it down.... I loved the ending. Mystery..... suspense..... artistically written. I was inspired to try more books by the same author.


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    Sallyspal 02-15-13
    Sallyspal 02-15-13 Member Since 2012

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    "Great Book"
    Would you listen to Presumed Innocent again? Why?

    Yes, just to catch the parts that I may have missed.


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

    Yes, suspenseful


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

    I suppose a male voice...he's a good narrator.


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

    Yes, but I don't want to say as I'm afraid it will give away the story for other readers.


    Any additional comments?

    Great book...a must read

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    Catherine Norfolk, VA, United States 01-30-13
    Catherine Norfolk, VA, United States 01-30-13
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    If you could sum up Presumed Innocent in three words, what would they be?

    didn't see it coming. (OK that's 4)


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

    Yes! I loved the fact that the victim and the suspect were both deeply flawed characters.


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

    Yes and he's one of my favorite narrators. In fact, I sometimes am not familiar with the book but choose it because he narrates it.


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    Monica 01-28-13
    Monica 01-28-13
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    "Oldie, but goodie."

    I did not realize that this book was written so long ago. I also did not know that it was made into a movie a few years after the book was written. I will be renting the movie, for sure. This book was a little slow in some areas, but overall it was a good read and a good story. I will be checking out Scott Turow's other books.

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    Traci Huntersville, NC, United States 01-20-13
    Traci Huntersville, NC, United States 01-20-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Best Listen I've had in a while"

    This is my first listen of Scott Turow, and I'm looking forward to another.

    The narrator was an excellent choice, and I am very picky about narrators. I don't believe I've listened to Edward Hermann before, but he was very good.

    It's very important to listen to the details in the first couple of hours because this information is important later in the book. Also, if you're not paying attention (I listen while driving to work) the scenes change.

    The story line and characters are wonderful. The best legal thriller I've listened to in a while. You won't be disappointed.

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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
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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.


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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!


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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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