Word of Honor

  • by Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by Scott Brick
  • 28 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

He is a good man, a brilliant corporate executive, an honest, handsome family man admired by men and desired by women. But a lifetime ago Ben Tyson was a lieutenant in Vietnam.There the men under his command committed a murderous atrocity -- and together swore never to tell the world what they had done.Now the press, army justice, and the events he tried to forget have caught up with Ben Tyson. His family, his career, and his personal sense of honor hang in the balance. And only one woman can reveal the truth of his past -- and set him free.

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What the Critics Say

"The flashbacks to Hue, the pre-trial investigation (involving an attractive female major), the court-martial proceedings, the emotions of the principal characters and the soul-sickness wrought by war (which is the story's effective subtext) all are depicted with marvelous vividness." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Nelson does it again

I am a fan of Mr. Demille, and this one started a bit slow for me, but by the end I was gripped.

I would recommend.
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- Amazonian

This one's worth a credit!

With 4 hours of driving a day and 2 accounts I go through a lot of books!
This is great!
Demille does a fantastic job of deconstructing the war through his characters--both here and in other books. He gives us a soul victory if not a military one.
Great Story.
Scott Brick is the absolute best!
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- Mike

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-02-2009
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio