Fifty-Fifty O'Brien by L. Ron Hubbard audiobook

Fifty-Fifty O'Brien

By L. Ron Hubbard
Performed by a full cast

Galaxy Press, Galaxy Audio
2.46 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781592124497

Winchester Remington Smith is a crack shot. Problem is, surrounded by roller coasters and merry-go-rounds, his talent is going to waste, knocking down ducks in a carnival shooting gallery. Win wants some real action and so he’s going to war—running off to join the US Marines to fight a guerilla insurgency south of the border. In the jungles of Central America, Win takes a different kind of roller coaster ride. Quick and quiet, he’s now a runner. It’s a vital role, but he feels like a messenger boy, unable to put his rifle to good use. Even when he saves the life of First Sergeant Fifty-Fifty O'Brien—a Marine so gung-ho he has about a fifty-fifty chance of survival—Win ends up facing a disciplinary hearing for disobeying orders. Can the young sharpshooter redeem himself? Win’s about to get his chance, an opportunity to deliver a message that the Marines will never forget. Also includes the military adventures “The Adventure of X,” in which a French Foreign Legionnaire’s intelligence mission leads him into an enemy ambush, and he has to warn his fellow Legionnaires before they walk into a massacre; and “Red Sand,” the story of a disgraced Chicago cop who joins the Legionnaires and finds his investigative skills invaluable in the desert. Step right up and take a shot as the audio version of Fifty-Fifty O’Brien leads you from the carnival midway to the middle of the jungle as a young Marine takes aim at heroism.

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Summary

Summary

Winchester Remington Smith is a crack shot. Problem is, surrounded by roller coasters and merry-go-rounds, his talent is going to waste, knocking down ducks in a carnival shooting gallery. Win wants some real action and so he’s going to war—running off to join the US Marines to fight a guerilla insurgency south of the border.
In the jungles of Central America, Win takes a different kind of roller coaster ride. Quick and quiet, he’s now a runner. It’s a vital role, but he feels like a messenger boy, unable to put his rifle to good use. Even when he saves the life of First Sergeant Fifty-Fifty O'Brien—a Marine so gung-ho he has about a fifty-fifty chance of survival—Win ends up facing a disciplinary hearing for disobeying orders.
Can the young sharpshooter redeem himself? Win’s about to get his chance, an opportunity to deliver a message that the Marines will never forget.
Also includes the military adventures “The Adventure of X,” in which a French Foreign Legionnaire’s intelligence mission leads him into an enemy ambush, and he has to warn his fellow Legionnaires before they walk into a massacre; and “Red Sand,” the story of a disgraced Chicago cop who joins the Legionnaires and finds his investigative skills invaluable in the desert.
Step right up and take a shot as the audio version of Fifty-Fifty O’Brien leads you from the carnival midway to the middle of the jungle as a young Marine takes aim at heroism.

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Author Bio: L. Ron Hubbard

Author Bio: L. Ron Hubbard

L. Ron Hubbard (1911–1986), with nineteen New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in circulation, was among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of the twentieth century. As a leading light of American pulp fiction through the 1930s and 1940s, he was further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to him.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English