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World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition) Audiobook

World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Oral History of the Zombie War

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Winner, Multi-Voiced Performance, 2014

World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition): An Oral History of the Zombie War is a new version of Max Brooks' episodic zombie novel. The abridged versions of the original stories are now joined with new, unabridged recordings of the episodes that were not included in the original (abridged) version of the audiobook. These additional episodes feature a star-studded cast of narrators to coincide with the upcoming release of the film.

New narrators include Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, Spiderman star Alfred Molina, The Walking Dead creator Frank Darabont, rapper Common, Firefly star Nathan Fillion, Shaun of the Dead's Simon Pegg, and members of the casts of Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Heroes and more! Max Brooks will be reprising his role as The Interviewer.

The original abridged edition, released in 2006, won an Audie Award for Best Multi-Voiced Performance. Original cast members include Alan Alda, Mark Hamill, Carl & Rob Reiner, and John Turturro.

In this new classic of apocalyptic fiction that feels all too real, the Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. The documentary-style oral history records the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time.

Featuring five more hours of previously unrecorded content, this full-cast recording is read by F. Murray Abraham, Alan Alda, René Auberjonois, Becky Ann Baker, Dennis Boutsikaris, Bruce Boxleitner, Max Brooks, Nicki Clyne, Common, Denise Crosby, Frank Darabont, Dean Edwards, Mark Hamill, Nathan Fillion, Maz Jobrani, Frank Kamai, Michelle Kholos, John McElroy, Ade M’Cormack, Alfred Molina, Parminder Nagra, Ajay Naidu, Masi Oka, Steve Park, Kal Penn, Simon Pegg, Jürgen Prochnow, Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner, Henry Rollins, Jeri Ryan, Jay O. Sanders, Martin Scorsese, Paul Sorvino, David Ogden Stiers, Brian Tee, John Turturro, Eamonn Walker, Ric Young, and Waleed Zuaiter.

©2006 Max Brooks (P)2012 Random House

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    Robert A. Beck II 12-22-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Great story. Great voices."

    World War Z is riveting. Keeps you wanting to hear the next little story. Brooks can't help but let a little left political bent bleed in, but his writing is addictive. Some of the actors were a little too wooden, but most did a great job.

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    Benjamin vestal 12-14-16 Member Since 2017
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    Loved this book. Great story and well performed. Read from multiple points of view to give you the whole story.

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    Marco Aurélio Lima do Nascimento Junior 12-05-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Outstanding!!"

    Maybe the best experience I've had listening to a book. The book itself is a transcription of the interviews, so the audio book fits perfectly to the story. All good actor with accents from around the world made it very imersive. Excellent plot, creative solutions for what would happen in various parts of the globe with totally different societies.

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    Meng 12-05-16
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    "Amazing, wish they would make episodes."

    each story was so amazing and independent of his own but connected in some way. if someone was to make tv episodes of this book someone be a billion!

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    John 12-03-16
    John 12-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great human story with depth"

    This creates a entire world with expansive views on politics and human stories very cohesive and the voice work is amazing!

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    myles sebago, ME, United States 11-30-16
    myles sebago, ME, United States 11-30-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Loved it"

    Loved reading the story so much in print I figured I would get the audiobook to listen it again at work. They assembled an amazing cast that made it even better.

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    Ben Chang 11-29-16
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    "Unexpected for the genere"

    I love this audio book. I've listened to it three times now over the past two years. The cast is amazing and the story is nothing like the ridiculous movie that was made. You will not be disappointed.

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    Christian E. Senftleben 11-27-16

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    "Top Shelf Story, Top Shelf Production!"

    This is an amazing book that really lends itself to the audio format. The voice actors play their part and really add a creepy-awesome layer of reality to the whole thing!

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    C.Sizzle 11-27-16
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    this is a great zombie book and full cast is the best. definitely recommend

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    Dennis Jameson Alameda, CA USA 11-26-16
    Dennis Jameson Alameda, CA USA 11-26-16

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    "Definitely a cut above."

    I saw author on Charles Rose and it was mentioned that the book was recommended by the Chairman of the JOC. I now know why. I can only say I will be listening to it again. I hope Brooks writes a sequel, or at least goes a little deeper.

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