The Last Mile Lib/E

David Baldacci (Author) Kyf Brewer (Read by)
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Product Details

Price
$109.99
Publisher
Grand Central Publishing
Publish Date
April 20, 2016
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.2 X 6.6 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Compact Disc
EAN/UPC
9781478938996
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About the Author

David Baldacci is a global #1 bestselling author and one of the world's favorite storytellers. In 2011 he was inducted into the International Crime Writing Hall of Fame. His books are published in over forty-five languages and in more than eighty countries, with 150 million copies sold worldwide. His works have been adapted for both feature film and television. He is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America.

Kyf Brewer, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, is an actor known for Serial Mom, Stop, Record, and Fallen Arches.

Orlagh Cassidy is the winner of the 2009 Best Voice in Children & Family Listening and the 2008 and 2011 Best Voice in Mystery & Suspense. She's narrated for Jacqueline Winspear, James Patterson, Erica Spindler, Beth Harbison, and Frank Herbert, among others.

Cassidy's Broadway credits include Present Laughter with Frank Langella, Our Country's Good, and Suddenly Last Summer. She has appeared Off-Broadway in Bright Ideas and The Field at The Irish Rep (Drama Desk Nomination). She was Doris Wolfe on The Guiding Light and her other television appearances include Sex and the City, Law & Order, Law and Order SVU, and Elementary. She also appeared in the films Purple Violets, Young Adult, and Definitely, Maybe.

Reviews

Baldacci excels at developing interesting, three-dimensional protagonists...Baldacci fans will not be disappointed, and The Last Mile gives good reason to look forward to the next Amos Decker thriller.-- "New York Journal of Books"
A compelling mystery with emotional resonance. Just when the story line heads to what seems an obvious conclusion, Baldacci veers off course with a surprising twist. The end result is another exciting read from a thriller master.-- "Library Journal (Starred Review)"
It's big, bold and almost impossible to put down...Decker is one of the most unusual detectives any novelist has dreamed up...I called this novel a master class on the bestseller because of its fast-moving narrative, the originality of its hero and its irresistible plot....Highly entertaining.-- "Washington Post on Memory Man"
David Baldacci has written another thriller that will have readers engaged from the first page....Baldacci is a master storyteller...MEMORY MAN works because Amos Decker is an amazing character. Reading how Decker journeys from hitting rock bottom to finding ultimate redemption is nothing short of rewarding.-- "Associated Press on Memory Man"
Perennial bestseller Baldacci unveils an offbeat hero with an unusual skill set and tragic past who takes on the evil mastermind behind a devastating school shooting..[Decker] proves a quirky, original antihero with a definite method to his madness...Readers will want to see Decker back on the printed page again and again.-- "Kirkus Reviews on Memory Man"
The intricate details in Baldacci's explosive new novel engage until the final word. He's hit the pinnacle traveling the Deep South and exploring its traditions. Decker and his compatriots are characters to remember long after reading this impressive undertaking.-- "RT Book Reviews (4 1/2 stars - Top Pick!)"
[Amos Decker is] one of the most unique protagonists seen in thriller fiction....David Baldacci has always been a top-notch thriller writer ...[his] fertile imagination and intricate plotting abilities make each of his books a treat for thriller readers. THE LAST MILE is no exception.-- "BookReporter.com"

Entertaining and enlightening, The Last Mile is a rich novel that has much to offer...In the best Baldacci tradition, the action is fast and furious. But The Last Mile is more than a good action thriller. It sheds light on racism, a father-son relationship, and capital punishment. Both Mars and Decker are substantive, solid characters...Utterly absorbing.

-- "Associated Press"
Entertaining and enlightening, The Last Mile is a rich novel that has much to offer...In the best Baldacci tradition, the action is fast and furious. But The Last Mile is more than a good action thriller. It sheds light on racism, a father-son relationship and capital punishment. Both Mars and Decker are substantive, solid characters....Utterly absorbing.-- "Associated Press"

Baldacci excels at developing interesting, three-dimensional protagonists...Baldacci fans will not be disappointed, and The Last Mile gives good reason to look forward to the next Amos Decker thriller.

-- "New York Journal of Books"

The intricate details in Baldacci's explosive new novel engage until the final word. He's hit the pinnacle traveling the Deep South and exploring its traditions. Decker and his compatriots are characters to remember long after reading this impressive undertaking.

-- "RT Book Reviews (4 1/2 stars, Top Pick!)"

Narrator Kyf Brewer breathes life into Decker and convicted killer Melvin Mars with depth and texture...The second narrator, Orlagh Cassidy, portrays a backstabbing Southern belle...Together, the narrators provide listeners with a vibrant story of Decker and Mars' search and the surprising revelations that hit them at every turn. There's nothing routine in this solid whodunit-just striking performances from superb narrators. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.

-- "AudioFile"