The Drowning Pool: A Lew Archer Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ross MacDonald

Narrated By: Tom Parker

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: October 2008

Duration: 6 hours 42 minutes

Summary:

When a millionaire matriarch is found floating face down in the family pool, the prime suspects are her good-for-nothing son and his seductive teenage daughter. Private investigator Lew Archer takes this case in the L.A. suburbs and encounters a moral wasteland of corporate greed and family hatred-and sufficient motive for a dozen murders.

"Tom Parker's narration perfectly captures Archer's world-weary persona and is by turns crisp, sardonic, and wry. He shows us the feeling behind Archer's mask of disengagement and capably handles the female characters with softer tones. The well-drawn characters involve the listener, and only references to prices and technology remind us that the story features a different time."-AudioFile

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