Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty by George R. R. Martin audiobook

Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty: Down and Dirty

By various authors
Edited by George R. R. Martin
Read by various narrators

Random House Audio

The Wild Cards Series: Book 5

21.33 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780399569524

Let the secret history of the world be told-of the alien virus that struck Earth after World War II, and of the handful of the survivors who found they now possessed superhuman powers. Some were called Aces, endowed with powerful mental and physical prowess. The others were Jokers, tormented by bizarre mind or body disfigurements. Some served humanity. Others caused terror. And now, forty years later, as a gang war between the Shadow Fists and the mafia rages out of control in the streets of Jokertown, Aces and Jokers go underground--to wage their own war against the powers of the netherworld. Here, in the fifth volume of the exciting series, ten of science fiction's most gifted writers take readers on a journey of wonder and excitement in an astounding alternate history. Featuring the talents of John J. Miller, Roger Zelazny, Leanne C. Harper, Arthur Byron Cover, Melina C. Snodgrass, Edward Bryant, Stephen Leigh, Pat Cadigan, Walter Jon Williams, and George R. R. Martin. Read by a full cast of narrators: Raphael Sbarge Sean Astin Roy Dotrice Lina Esco Ray Porter Scott Brick Jake Weber Adrian Paul Felicia Day Erin Bennett Yasmine Barghouty Jordan Prentice Clancy Brown Stephen McHattie Emily Rankin

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Summary

Let the secret history of the world be told-of the alien virus that struck Earth after World War II, and of the handful of the survivors who found they now possessed superhuman powers. Some were called Aces, endowed with powerful mental and physical prowess. The others were Jokers, tormented by bizarre mind or body disfigurements. Some served humanity. Others caused terror. And now, forty years later, as a gang war between the Shadow Fists and the mafia rages out of control in the streets of Jokertown, Aces and Jokers go underground--to wage their own war against the powers of the netherworld.

Here, in the fifth volume of the exciting series, ten of science fiction's most gifted writers take readers on a journey of wonder and excitement in an astounding alternate history.

Featuring the talents of John J. Miller, Roger Zelazny, Leanne C. Harper, Arthur Byron Cover, Melina C. Snodgrass, Edward Bryant, Stephen Leigh, Pat Cadigan, Walter Jon Williams, and George R. R. Martin.

Read by a full cast of narrators:
Raphael Sbarge
Sean Astin
Roy Dotrice
Lina Esco
Ray Porter
Scott Brick
Jake Weber
Adrian Paul
Felicia Day
Erin Bennett
Yasmine Barghouty
Jordan Prentice
Clancy Brown
Stephen McHattie
Emily Rankin

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Author Bio: George R. R. Martin

Author Bio: George R. R. Martin

George R. R. Martin sold his first story in 1971 and has been writing professionally ever since. He spent ten years in Hollywood as a writer-producer, working on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and television pilots that were never made. In the mid ’90s he returned to prose, his first love, and began work on his epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. He has been in the Seven Kingdoms ever since. Whenever he’s allowed to leave, he returns to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he lives with the lovely Parris, a big white dog called Mischa, and two cats named Augustus and Caligula, who think they run the place.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 21.33
Audience: Adult
Language: English