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A deadly wandering: a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention / Matt Richtel.

Richtel, Matt, (author.). Berman, Fred (narrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9780062350756 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0062350757 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 30 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Fred Berman.
Summary, etc.:
An ordinary Utah college student named Reggie Shaw fatally strikes two rocket scientists while texting and driving. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel follows Reggie from the moment of the tragedy, through the police investigation, the state's groundbreaking prosecution, and ultimately, Reggie's wrenching admission of responsibility. Richtel parallels Reggie's journey with leading-edge scientific findings regarding human attention and the impact of technology on our brains. Remarkably, today Reggie is a leading advocate who has helped spark a national effort targeting distracted driving, and the arc of his story provides a window through which Richtel pursues actionable solutions to help manage this crisis individually and as a society. A propulsive listen filled with fascinating scientific detail, riveting narrative tension, and rare emotional depth, A Deadly Wandering is an audiobook that can change-and save-lives.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Technology.
Technology > Social aspects.
Distracted driving.

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