A Bomb Built in Hell by Andrew Vachss audiobook

A Bomb Built in Hell

By Andrew Vachss
Read by Phil Gigante

Dreamscape 9780307950857
6.21 Hours 1
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While doing time for manslaughter, Wesley meets prison boss Carmine Trentoni, an Old School gangster who no longer believes in the blood oath he took years ago. Carmine's triple life sentence hasn't cut him off from all his outside sources, he has waited with the patience of stone for someone capable of absorbing his knowledge and carrying out his sworn vengeance. Wesley emerges from prison as the perfect hit man: calculating, deadly, and ice-cold. He follows Carmine's instructions: locate "the last of us," one "Mr. Petraglia," then assassinate a Chinatown gang boss and a Mafia chief, both had overstepped their bounds. But then Wesley finds his own mission. As he begins to see the root of all he has learned to hate, he and a youth just out of reform school, known only as The Kid, begin to take out political targets. In a final burst of understanding, Wesley decides to leave The Kid behind. But not before he writes his own suicide note. In dynamite.

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While doing time for manslaughter, Wesley meets prison boss Carmine Trentoni, an Old School gangster who no longer believes in the blood oath he took years ago. Carmine's triple life sentence hasn't cut him off from all his outside sources, he has waited with the patience of stone for someone capable of absorbing his knowledge and carrying out his sworn vengeance.

Wesley emerges from prison as the perfect hit man: calculating, deadly, and ice-cold. He follows Carmine's instructions: locate "the last of us," one "Mr. Petraglia," then assassinate a Chinatown gang boss and a Mafia chief, both had overstepped their bounds. But then Wesley finds his own mission. As he begins to see the root of all he has learned to hate, he and a youth just out of reform school, known only as The Kid, begin to take out political targets.

In a final burst of understanding, Wesley decides to leave The Kid behind. But not before he writes his own suicide note. In dynamite.

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Author Bio: Andrew Vachss

Author Bio: Andrew Vachss

Andrew Vachss is a lawyer who represents children and youths exclusively. His many books include the Burke series and two collections of short stories, and his work has appeared in Parade, Antaeus, Esquire, Playboy, and the New York Times, among other publications. A native New Yorker, he divides his time between the city of his birth and the Pacific Northwest.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 6.21
Audience: Adult
Language: English