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Publisher's Summary

Theodore Boone's best friend April has disappeared in the middle of the night.
The only suspect is an escaped convict, and he won't give them any answers.
Thirteen-year-old Theo - the son of two lawyers - knows the criminal justice system. Terrified that he'll never see April again, he begins his own investigation.
But as the days drag on with no new leads, Theo starts to think the police are chasing the wrong person. Can he hunt down the truth and find his friend - or is it really too late?
©2011 John Grisham (P)2011 Penguin Audio
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By Merle on 06-25-12

A young adventure

A good read for a child, but John Grisham has a lot more to offer to adults

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By Kirstine on 08-07-13

Not a typical Grisham book

I made the mistake in thinking that this would be a full-length book as it is "unabridged" and the many John Grisham books I've so far listened to (and enjoyed) are all a lengthy listen. However, this book is a pared-down, simple story not a bit like the author's usual intricately plotted page-turners. I was even more disappointed because the narrator read the book at break-neck speed with little attempt give the characters different voices. If you're a fan of this author I'd recommend that you give this book a miss.

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By Steve on 04-13-13

Great for the whole family

A great book for the whole family to listen.



My 9 year old loved listening to this with us.

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By Jean on 09-21-16

Tedious

I struggled to finish the particular book and found it rather tedious in some parts.

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