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THE LONGEST TRIP HOME

by | Read by John Grogan

Biography & Memoir • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

John Grogan (MARLEY AND ME) spent his life distancing himself from a devout Catholic upbringing, only to return as his father battled leukemia. Grogan reads his own book with a voice that conveys both the defiance and cynicism of his youth and the concern of his older self for his ailing father. He also reflects on both times in his life from the wiser perspective of adulthood. This isn't a sentimental memoir. Grogan has rollicking tales of his youthful marijuana use and "making out," and discusses how he fell away from religion. Grogan often shows admiration for his parents, relating how they took in kids fleeing the Detroit riots. This one's for those disaffected kids, now adults, not their parents. J.A.S. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2008]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 9780061726293 $34.95 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2008

CS ISBN 9781415962268 $100.00 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 9781415962305 $100.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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