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Publisher's Summary

Twenty years undercover - one man's true story of life as an undercover cop. A must-listen for fans of Donnie Brasco.

For over 20 years, Joe Carter has worked for the police as an undercover cop. He travelled the globe on different passports. He fraternised with thieves and international drugs and arms dealers. He worked alongside the most dangerous criminals. Always fearing that this life would come crashing down around him at any point.

His story is a gripping account of the secret, solitary work of an undercover officer and the many sticky situations he found himself in as well as the moving confession of the difficulty in reconciling his two identities with his family life. It's a story of his beginnings, from being a young East End apprentice to the mean streets he walks today, and reveals the many highs and the painful lows of going undercover.

This audiobook explores the resilience needed to lead a double life, the thrilling challenge of working with the biggest criminals in Britain and how Carter maintains a sense of justice through the many adventures he encounters.

©2016 Joe Carter (P)2016 Random House AudioBooks

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  • MLH
  • 09-19-16

It Was Dull

Monotone narration, didn't have you gripped, it was ok but dull. Thankfully it was only 8 hours of listening.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • James
  • 06-05-18

Love it

What a great listen do recommend to anyone
good East London gangsta vibe to it
I also started to like ray lol

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  • Nick Anderson
  • 03-27-18

Great book and amazing insight

loved the story and the insight into the undercover world of drugs and crime. the only shame is the finale... it needs to conclude with the "what happened next"

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  • Miss J. A. Wadsworth
  • 03-03-18

amazing book, really descriptive!

amazing read, you feel like your there. Gives you a really good insight into the deep world of under cover.

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  • Pugsley Adams
  • 12-07-17

Dull

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Better writing

Would you ever listen to anything by Joe Carter again?

No

Which character – as performed by Simon Paisley Day – was your favourite?

Good performance

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment

Any additional comments?

A potentially interesting and exciting topic rendered deadly dull by the inclusion of every possible detail for no reason. It's a simple recounting of events with no story. I don't like to be negative, but this needed the help of a ghost writer.