By John Dunning

ISBN-10: 0743201957

ISBN-13: 9780743201957

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ISBN-13: 9780743206013

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broadly acclaimed for his groundbreaking crime novels Booked to Die and The Bookman's Wake, award-winning writer John Dunning triumphantly returns with a riveting new mystery that takes us again to the summer season of 1942, while radio was once in its top, while sunlight saving time gave method to "wartime," while stations like WHAR at the New Jersey coast struggled to create programming that entertained and encouraged a country in its darkish hour.
Into this severe group of radio artists and technicians in Regina seashore, New Jersey, come Jack Dulaney and Holly Carnahan. they're decided to discover Holly's lacking father, whose final determined note got here from this noisy seashore city. Holly sings like an angel and has what it takes to turn into a celeb. Jack -- a racetrack hot-walker and novelist who is hit all types of hassle in his travels from sea to sea -- attempts out as a author at WHAR and shortly discovers a fondness for radio and a average expertise for script writing.
whereas soaking up the methods of radio, from writing to directing, he meets a few terribly courageous and proficient those who contact his existence in methods he couldn't have imagined -- actresses Rue, Pauline, and Hazel; actor-director Waldo, writer of the exceptional black exhibit Freedom Road; and enigmatic station proprietor Loren Harford, between others.
Jack's zeal for radio is handed in simple terms through his devotion to Holly, who wishes his aid yet who's terrified for his safeguard. unusual issues are occurring in Regina seashore, beginning with an English actor who walked out of the station six years in the past and used to be by no means noticeable back. And Holly's father is long gone too, in both complicated conditions. As Jack and Holly penetrate deeper into the shadows of the previous, they examine that somebody will do whatever, together with homicide, to conceal a few devastating truths.
In a beautiful novel that transcends style, John Dunning calls upon his mammoth wisdom of radio and his incisive examining of background to create a poignant, page-turning paintings of fiction that sheds new insights on probably the most harrowing occasions of the 20th century. Like E. L. Doctorow's Billy Bathgate or Caleb Carr's The Alienist, Dunning's fantastic story of poser, homicide, and revenge brings to lifestyles all over again, one other position, one other world.

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