My Lobotomy

Howard Dully, Author, Charles Fleming, Author, Johnny Heller, Read by , read by Johnny Heller. Tantor Audio $34.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4001-0536-6

Johnny Heller brings the tale of Dully's childhood lobotomy to life in this rugged, clear-cut autobiography. Heller perfectly captures Dully's San Jose accent, adding a grain to words to give a slightly raspy tone. Detailing the author's troubled, often heartbreaking childhood, Heller narrates at a surprisingly swift and unrelenting pace, resulting in an even stronger portrayal of Dully's story as he opts not to hammer each tragic occurrence into the listener's mind. Rather, Heller relates the story in matter-of-factly, as Dully never pauses to mourn his painful adolescence, but chooses to include as much information as he possibly can while speaking of his own experiences. Dully's honest story never pleads for the audience's sympathies, but firmly demands their attention. Heller does not disappoint as he relates this intriguing and painful tale. Simultaneous release with the Crown hardcover (Reviews, June 4). (Nov.)

Reviewed on: 12/24/2007
Release date: 11/01/2007
Hardcover - 272 pages - 978-0-09-192219-1
Downloadable Audio - 978-1-4001-2536-4
Paperback - 286 pages - 978-0-307-38127-9
Compact Disc - 978-1-4001-3536-3
MP3 CD - 978-1-4001-5536-1
Hardcover - 272 pages - 978-0-307-38126-2
Open Ebook - 288 pages - 978-1-4070-2245-1
Open Ebook - 1 pages - 978-1-4356-5562-1
Show other formats
The Best Books, Emailed Every Week
Tip Sheet!