09-01-09

13hrs 39min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Science Fiction

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09-01-09

13hrs 39min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Science Fiction

Description

“Weiner handles the varied accents so perfectly that he makes it sound easy…Weiner’s skillful interpretation puts the listener in the heat of battle.” AudioFile

The planet is called Banshee. The air is unbreathable, the water poisonous. It is the home of the most implacable enemies that humanity, in all its interstellar expansion, has ever encountered.

Felix is a scout in A-team Two. Highly competent, he is the sole survivor of mission after mission. Yet he is a man consumed by fear and hatred. And he is protected not only by his custom-fitted body armor, the culmination of ten thousand years of the armorers’ craft, but also by an odd being which seems to live with him, a cold killing machine he calls “the Engine.”

This bestselling science fiction classic is a story of the horror, the courage, and the aftermath of combat and also of how strength of spirit can be the greatest armor of all.

Praise

“Weiner handles the varied accents so perfectly that he makes it sound easy…Weiner’s skillful interpretation puts the listener in the heat of battle.” AudioFile

“Gripping, forceful, and compelling…A tour de force.” Kliatt 

“Synthesizes the action of Heinlein’s [Starship Troopers] with the emotional impact of Haldeman’s The Forever War…completely unique…[Weiner] delivers his usual letter-perfect narration.” SFFAudio.com

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Language English
Release Day Aug 31, 2009
Release Date September 1, 2009
Release Date Machine 1251763200
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction, Psychological, Hard Science Fiction, Military, Science Fiction, Literature & Fiction
Author Bio
John Steakley

John Steakley has written four short stories, three films, and two novels, including Vampires, which was the basis for a John Carpenter film. Besides being a writer, he has been a stock-car racer, a semi-pro football player, a private detective, an actor, and a car salesman. He lives in McKinney, Texas.

Narrator Bio
Tom Weiner

Tom Weiner, a dialogue director and voice artist best known for his roles in video games and television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Transformers, is the winner of eight Earphones Awards and Audie Award finalist. He is a former member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Overview

The planet is called Banshee. The air is unbreathable, the water poisonous. It is the home of the most implacable enemies that humanity, in all its interstellar expansion, has ever encountered.

Felix is a scout in A-team Two. Highly competent, he is the sole survivor of mission after mission. Yet he is a man consumed by fear and hatred. And he is protected not only by his custom-fitted body armor, the culmination of ten thousand years of the armorers’ craft, but also by an odd being which seems to live with him, a cold killing machine he calls “the Engine.”

This bestselling science fiction classic is a story of the horror, the courage, and the aftermath of combat and also of how strength of spirit can be the greatest armor of all.

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