When the Sacred Ginmill Closes

Author(s): Lawrence Block
Series: Matthew Scudder Series No: 6
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.12 hours)
Product Number: Z0782
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449881788
Narrator/s: Mark Hammer
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When ex-cop Matt Scudder thought back on the summer of '75, two faces emerged from behind the smoky haze of a half dozen boozy saloons that made up his beat-Skip Devoe and Tommy Tillary-two bar flies he wouldn't have given a second thought to in the bright light of day. Yet they and their troubles were the reason that moved him a little farther out of the bleary-eyed mess that had become his life.

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Author(s): Lawrence Block
Product Number EB00242883
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061983849

Professional reviews

"Ex-cop Matt Scudder does favors for friends, in this case, saloon friends. As he looks for information from barroom to barroom, the drinking life of Scudder and friends unfolds for the listener. Wrapped up in this alcoholic haze is quite a good mystery. Mark Hammer has the perfect voice for Scudder and his drinking companions. His gritty, low tones put the listener on the scene. Dialogue among boozy men offers considerable challenges, but Hammer aces the voices, the slurred speech and their languor. He captures the steel and integrity Scudder hides. For fans of Block, this audio portrait of Matt Scudder should not be missed. R.F.W. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"