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I found the book interesting, especially as he described aging and what that is like. The narrator was very difficult to tolerate because he was nasally and often added an extra sound when finishing words kind of like a half gurgle or [guh]. I increased the speed of narration to 150% which helped a little.
I was drawn to Bennis' biography by those that credit him with being the 'father of leadership', so I was hoping for more about his work. Instead, it is an autobiography in the true sense, weaving an entertaining tail about the life experiences that drew Bennis into the study of leadership, but only a few (valuable) anecdotes on the topic.
Having heard Bennis speak before, I was originally glad for a narrator, as Bennis' delivery is very slow, but this narrator really ruined the book for me. The inflections he uses at the end of words were grating. I spent too much attention early in the book trying to figure out if the narrator had an accent I was unfamiliar with, or was trying to impart his own style. Good narrators add value to the audio book, and this one didn't do it for me.
In summary, if a sample of the narration doesn't put you off, listen for a great summary of Bennis' life, but go elsewhere if for more on his life's work.