Author: Mark L. Berry
Type of Book: Audiobook Unabridged
Narrator: Mark L. Berry
Length: 15 hours, 2 minutes
Genre: Memoir, Non-Fiction
Release Date: April 3, 2015
Publisher: Trans World Author Inc.
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars⭐⭐⭐
* I received a free copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review.
This audiobook is written and narrated by Mark L. Berry. Mark is a former TWA pilot.
This is a memoir of how the plane crash of TWA Flight 800 affected his entire life.
He was not the pilot of that fateful flight, but one of the passengers was his fiancé Susanne.
The flight exploded in the air at 13,760 feet off Long Island’s south shore. There were 230 passengers and crew onboard and every single one of them died.
This memoir not only chronicles the crash itself, but also his courtship of Susanne and how her death affected his life and the lives of many others.
Mark has also written, or co-written forty one songs that are included in this audiobook.
I am not a music critic but I found the songs redundant. Each one basically tells the same part of Mark’s story that the narrator had just spoken, except with music as a background. Also, I do not want to offend the author, but the songs are not very good. That does not mean they won’t appeal to someone else, they just did not appeal to me.
The story itself is interesting and my heart definitely goes out to the author and to all the families and friends of all those who perished in this horrible incident.
I imagine that writing this story was heart wrenching for Mark Berry but I hope it helped him to heal and to move on from losing his fiancé.
I rate the book and the narration as 3.5 out of 5 stars. ⭐⭐⭐
To learn more about the author visit http://marklberry.com