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Jack McEvoy is at the end of the line as a crime reporter. Forced to take a buy-out from the LA Times as the newspaper grapples with dwindling readership and revenues, he's got 30 days left on the job. His last assignment? Training his replacement, a low-cost reporter just out of J-school who couldn't find the police station if it was right next store to the Times, which it is. But Jack has other plans for his exit. He is going to go out with a bang - a final story that will win newspaper journalism's highest honor - a Pulitzer Prize. He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent.
©2009 Hieronymus, Inc.; (P)2009 Hachette Audio
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By Lia on 11-26-09

Wonderful listen

Michael Connelly at his best. This is highly recommended book. Any listener will not be dissapointed.

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By Barry on 01-15-14

Fantasic - couldn't stop!

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Another fantastic Michael Connelly novel - fast moving and gets your interest from the start . As the story unfolds the way the characters are described makes them real. Very good plot too.

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By Kurt on 05-29-09

Another Winner from Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly just seems to get better with each new book. I couldn't put it down. It's a very topical story about the demise of the newspaper industry, internet identity theft, plus the usual dose of heroes and villains. Wonderful narration combined with excellent audio production quality. You won't be disappointed.

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By Dale on 06-07-09

The Scarecrow

First rate Book and read (could not put it down)

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By Sarah on 06-19-15

Loved this

Thought this was an outstanding book! Really enjoyed another book from the best author alive! Great reader too!

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