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BURNING THE SKY Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

by | Read by Jon Lescault

History • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

Imagine the plot of a great thriller: During the Cold War, the U.S. designs a secret plan to detonate nuclear bombs over Russia to nullify Soviet control of outer space. It would be a good one, right? According to this nonfiction audiobook, though, it was an actual plan--Operation Argus. Narrator Jon Lescault tells the true story in a straightforward manner, using his deep, authoritative voice to let the text speak for itself. Lescault varies his pitch to emphasize key events, but he doesn't attempt any character voices or move beyond a narrow vocal range. While the audiobook a fount of information, Lescault's reading misses some of the tension and intrigue involved in the story. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2019]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781982618834 $34.95 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781982618841 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781982618858 $19.95

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781982618827 $76.00 • Seven CDs

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