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"Hezbollah" ambulance

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message 1: by Erica (new)

Erica Manfred In the audiobook the Orthodox Jewish ambulance service in New York City is called "Hezbollah" which is actually an Arab terrorist group. The name is supposed to be: "Hatzalah." Was this the reader's error, or was it in the book? Why didn't an editor catch this? Kinda embarrasing.


message 2: by Erica (new)

Erica Manfred Tiffany wrote: "It says Hatzolah in the book."

Guess I should contact the publisher of the audiobook. That's an unfortunate confusion. Thanks


message 3: by Megan (new)

Megan Fitzpatrick Hello from the offices of Hachette Audio! We just noticed this conversation, and wanted to let you know what's going on with the production. This was simply a very unfortunate mis-spoken word in the recording booth. The error was caught too late for earlier editions of the audiobook, but has been corrected—all CD reprint runs have removed the reference, as will digital downloads (as soon as online partners are finished processing the updated files). We apologize for our mistake – although several levels of quality control listening are employed with all of our productions, human error is always a possibility, since this is not an automated process. We especially regret that something went wrong here, in one of our favorite audiobooks of the past year, with the pairing of such an incredible author and accomplished narration. Thank you for your close attention to the recording! Please do feel free to email us at audpublicity.Generic@hbgusa.com if you ever have any feedback on Hachette Audio productions, good or bad. We love to hear what listeners think!


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