CD - unabridged
Audio (1 disc)
Product Number: DD8878
Released: May 07, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781622312016
Narrator/s: Scott Brick
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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In this tense, riveting mind game, New York Times bestselling novelist Nelson DeMille delivers a suspenseful short story in the tradition of his classic military novels The General's Daughter and Word of Honor. A band of soldiers in its last month of service in Vietnam goes out on a patrol through enemy territory only to find a female Viet Cong sniper in its path. Recounting the mission in shattering and sometimes gruesome detail, DeMille creates a concise masterpiece of moody suspense.Demille served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and saw combat in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader, earning a Bronze Star. He states that Rendezvous features a fictionalized version of himself from that experience.

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Author(s): Nelson DeMille
Narrator(s): Scott Brick
Product Number Z100046029
Released: May 07, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781622312023

Professional reviews

"Nelson DeMille offers up a short account of an American infantry lieutenant and his patrol unit in South Vietnam. The men are struggling to evade a female Viet Cong sniper who is whittling away at them, one by one, as they advance toward their rendezvous location. The depth of emotion and characterization that this thriller lacks due to concision is remedied in the audio medium. Scott Brick's rich-voiced, gruff narration meshes perfectly with the grim war setting. His signature rhythm, which marries brisk pacing with effective pauses, captures the fear and desperation that links the men. Listeners are propelled through the vivid storytelling as it depicts the atrocities of war without overdoing it. A riveting must-listen. K.C.R. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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