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  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hallock Public Library BOOK-ON-CD BAL (Text) 35500005629009 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library CD TALKING BOOK BAL (Text) 33500013110911 Main Checked out 10/13/2020
Fosston Public Library CD TALKING BOOK BAL (Text) 33500013110903 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781549151941
  • ISBN: 1549151940
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (approximately 12 hr.) : digital, 1.4 m/s ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, [2019]

Content descriptions

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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Read by Edoardo Ballerini.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Edoardo Ballerini.
Summary, etc.:
In 1949, World War II veteran and recent convict Aloysius Archer is released on parole with instructions to stay out of trouble, but when he becomes the suspect in a murder, he must track down the killer to avoid being sent back to prison.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 May #1
    Fans will applaud bestselling author David Baldacci's latest, especially since a riveting new character's introduced—discharged, world-weary WWII vet Archer, unjustly incarcerated and recently released, speaking with telling pauses punctuated with sharp retorts. His Army training plus keen observation and analytical skills make him a perfect amateur sleuth; even Shaw, the hot-tempered Lt. Detective who suspects him for a small town murder, admits that. Characters grow, including hot-tempered Shaw, whose tightly-wound, mocking tones become respectful; initially full of free-flowing rage barely beneath his sharp-voiced, mean-spirited, gruff demeanor, learning of his family and kids somehow doesn't shock us, nor does his growing regard for Archer, clearly presented in Edoardo Ballerini's delicately nuanced vocal softening with hints of warmth. Archer's parole officer Crabtree develops from uptight old biddy-ish clipped speech of dislike to gentle appreciation of Archer; her evolving hospitality and kindness become frightened tones of concern as deaths multiply, spotlighting Ballerini's impressive talents. Readers will demand more Archer/Ballerini pairings. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

DAVID BALDACCI is a global #1 bestselling author, and one of the world's favorite storytellers. 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. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at and his foundation at

Subject: Ex-convicts > Fiction.
Veterans > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction.

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