The Teeth of the Tiger

Written by:
Tom Clancy
Narrated by:
Stephen Hoye

Unabridged Audiobook

Ratings
Book
134
Narrator
19
Release Date
May 2003
Duration
16 hours 40 minutes
Summary
In the suburbs of Maryland, the firm of Hendley and Associates meanders its way through financial transactions—but its true purpose is to identify and locate terrorist threats, and then deal with them in whatever manner necessary. “The Campus” is always on the lookout for new talent, and its eye happens to light on President John Patrick Ryan’s son: Jack Ryan, Jr. While his father moved through the ranks of the CIA and into the Presidency, Jack Jr. received the benefit of years of life experience in special ops, intelligence analysis, and the way the world really works. Now, the Arab terrorist world and the Colombian drug cartels are about to unite forces, and Jack Jr. must put all he has been taught to good use—or else.
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Timothy C.

It was, as someone else said, a bridge from the old to the new. The new direction requires you to suspend reality a little too much of my taste.

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Joseph Leach

A bit of a disappointment coming off Tom Clancy's "The Bear and The Dragon", but I think this was more meant to be a bridge-book to a post 9/11 era. Just don't let me down again Tommy C!

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Nattig

Terrible book, got half way through the book reluctantly and still boring and drawn out. Too many names for characters, hard to keep up. Can’t put myself through the next 1/2. Not fussed on the narrator either, dull as the book.

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Patricia A V.

Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clancy has the honor of being the absolute worst audio book that I have ever listened to. I don’t think the story was especially bad but the author’s characters had names that seemed to shift during the telling. My issue was almost entirely with the narrator. Firstly, he told the story as though he was speaking to children and nothing unsettling was happening. Good grief, it’s a thriller and there were assassinations. The narrator’s tone and cadence was inappropriate for the subject. Secondly, there was no differentiation in voice for any of the characters making it very difficult to follow the story. I’ve always enjoyed the work of Tom Clancy and will consider purchasing a copy of Teeth of the Tiger in paper and give it another chance. I do not recommend this book in audio format. The narrator, Stephen Hoye, was awful.

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Nana2000

I loved the story. The back story of Jack Ryan Jr was enthralling! I will be a critic and say the person who narrated the book did a terrible job. His voice was flat and benign. He put me to sleep every time I would start listening. I could never tell who was talking unless it said “said Jack”. There was no change in flexion, it was just monotone. There were some characters that were from other countries and he did try to reflect that, but it was with a bad accent. I am listening to the 2nd book and the man reading the book is doing a fantastic job!!!!

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Stephen R.

Very, very good listen! Enjoyed this book from start to finish. The story was brilliant with superb narration. My first Tom Clancy audiobook, but certainly not my last.

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Anonymous

OK story but not great. I don't know why there's such a need for vulgarity. Evidently appeals to some audience, but not to me. Wish there was a rating on books like there is on movies. Then I wouldn't have to waste my time on such writing.

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Anonymous

Disappointing, lot of 'rambling' and at times difficult to determine 'who' was being referred to, suppose when the bar has been set so high in quality of content disappointment becomes inevitable ..........

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