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Author: Dan Gordon Narrator: David Birney, Edward Asner, Arye Gross, John Randolph, Andrew Hawkes, Kate Asner Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2021 ISBN: 9781682661543
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This moving courtroom drama is based on a true incident that exposed the shocking conditions at Alcatraz. The tale begins when 18-year old Willie Moore makes the biggest mistake of his life. Now all he wants is a chance to talk baseball before he dies. Recorded at the DoubleTree Guest Suites, Santa Monica, in 1995. Directed by Steve Albrezzi Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Edward Asner as Henkin and Warden Harold Humson Kate Asner as Mary McCasslin David Birney as Byron Davidson Ron Byron as The Bailiff and The Jailer William Frankfather as Milton Glenn and Harve Bennet Arye Gross as Henry Willard Davidson Andrew Hawkes as Willie Moore Cynthia Mace as Blanche and Irene Eric Poppick as William McNeil John Randolph as Judge Henry T. Clawson Gil Segel as Jerry Hoolihan, the Landlord, and Burt Russell Bill Smitrovich as Derek Simpson, the Foreman, and Terrence Swenson Radio Production and Original Music by Raymond Guarna; Foley Artist: Amy Strong Download and start listening now!


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About the Author

Dan Gordon was head writer of the hit TV series Highway to Heaven: his screenwriting credits include The Hurricane, Murder in the First, Wyatt Earp, and The Celestine Prophecy. He is the author of the stage adaptations of Terms of Endearment and The Rain Man, co-founder of the Zaki Gordon Institute in Sedona, Arizona, and a teacher at Columbia University School of the Arts. He lives in Los Angeles.

About the Narrators

David Birney is an American actor and director whose career performances include both contemporary and classical roles in theater, film and television. He has recorded numerous audiobook bestsellers, including works by Dean Koontz, Paul Theroux, Annie Dillard, Thomas Kenneally, and Orson Scott Card. His reading of Julie Salomon’s The Christmas Tree was honored with the prestigious Audie Award and has also been the recipient of several AudioFile Earphone Awards.

Edward “Ed” Asner is an American actor best known for his Emmy-winning role as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, later continued in a spin-off series, Lou Grant. He has made dozens of appearances—including voice-over work—on television shows and has recorded a number of audiobooks.