Sex on the Moon

  • by Ben Mezrich
  • Narrated by Casey Affleck
  • 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Thad Roberts, a fellow in a prestigious NASA program had an idea - a romantic, albeit crazy, idea. He wanted to give his girlfriend the moon. Literally. Thad convinced his girlfriend and another female accomplice, both NASA interns, to break into an impregnable laboratory at NASA's headquarters—past security checkpoints, an electronically-locked door with cipher security codes and camera-lined hallways—and help him steal the most precious objects in the world: the moon rocks. But what does one do with an item so valuable that it’s illegal even to own? And was Thad Roberts—undeniably gifted, picked for one of the most competitive scientific posts imaginable, a possible astronaut—really what he seemed?
Mezrich has pored over thousands of pages of court records, FBI transcripts, and NASA documents, and has interviewed most of the participants in the crime to reconstruct the madcap story of genius, love, and duplicity all centred around an Ocean’s Eleven style heist that reads like a Hollywood thrill-ride.

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Casey Affleck does a captivating job at narrating this story. Its super fast paced and doesn't let up on keeping your interest. 10/10
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-08-2011
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks