The Commission

  • by Philip Shenon
  • Narrated by Dave Mallow
  • 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In a work of history that made headlines, New York Times reporter Philip Shenon investigates the investigation of 9/11 and tells the inside story of the most important federal commission since the the Warren Commission.Shenon uncovers startling new information about the inner workings of the 9/11 Commission and its relationship with the Bush White House. The Commission will change your understanding of the 9/11 investigation - and of the attacks themselves.


What the Critics Say

"Shenon is a skillful writer and storyteller as well as a dogged reporter....He has a keen grasp of human frailty and folly." (The New York Times)
"I literally could not put it down....It owes a lot to Robert Ludlum. I felt I was reading a teleplay for 24."(Time)
"A startling, riveting, disturbing read about the "uncensored" History of the 9/11 investigation." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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Met expectations

What did you love best about The Commission?

I really liked the delivery of this book and the story behind it.

What did you like best about this story?

After reading the 9/11 commission report, this book was extremely interested and could make a connection between the two.

What about Dave Mallow’s performance did you like?

I liked the tone of Dave Mallow's performance. It was easy to engage in the book and could understand every word.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

How the heck did this happen!?

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- Jonathan

Very detailed

Is there anything you would change about this book?

The book has a lot of details. More info than I was looking for but don't let that deter you from buying it. It has some great information in it.

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- Mr. Richard J. Pawlak

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2008
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio