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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (400 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jack Higgins Narrator: Michael Page Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2011 ISBN: 9781441844798
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In the Summer of 1943, the Allies were poised to invade Sicily. Yet the price would be high in blood and time—unless the island people rose in revolt against their Nazi oppressors.

But only the Mafia could command an uprising, and Mafia supremo Antonia Luca hated everything American. Someone very persuasive indeed was needed to change his mind.

And they didn’t come any more persuasive than the man known as Lucky Luciano.…

“100 percent proof adventure” —New York Times

“Total credibility…a thundering climax… Jack Higgins has done it again." —Yorkshire Post

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Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ray | 8/19/2012

    " More legend than fact, this is a story about mafia leader Lucky Luciano's involvement in paving the way for the U.S. invasion of Italy during World War II. Not exactly a gripping and heart-stopping story, but an interesting enough story. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 the Reeds | 6/20/2012

    " My only dabbling into mafia/gangster fiction. I didn't care for it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Violet | 3/6/2012

    " I was disappointed, not nearly as good as the reviews made it out to be. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Graf | 2/21/2012

    " Planning for the Allied invasion of Sicily is underway, but Ike knows that their chances of success hinge on the local peasants revolting against the Germans. He turns for help to a resident of a New York penitentiary -- mobster Lucky Luciano. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 the Reeds | 8/22/2009

    " My only dabbling into mafia/gangster fiction. I didn't care for it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ray | 4/21/2009

    " More legend than fact, this is a story about mafia leader Lucky Luciano's involvement in paving the way for the U.S. invasion of Italy during World War II. Not exactly a gripping and heart-stopping story, but an interesting enough story. "

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About the Author
Author Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins is among the world’s most popular authors. Since the publication of The Eagle Has Landed, every novel he has written has become an international bestseller, including Day of Reckoning. He has had simultaneous #1 bestsellers in hardcover and paperback and has been published in thirty-eight languages worldwide. Many of his books have been made into successful movies, among them To Catch a King and The Valhalla Exchange.

About the Narrator

Michael Page has been recording audiobooks since 1984 and has over two hundred titles to his credit. He has won ten AudioFile Earphones Awards and in 2012 was a winner of the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. As a professional actor, he has performed regularly since 1998 with the Peterborough Players in Peterborough, New Hampshire. He is a professor of theater at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.