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THE BOYS OF SUMMER

by | Read by Phil Gigante

Contemporary Culture • 15 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1998

Kahn's combination memoir and profile of the early '50s Brooklyn Dodgers is considered one of the greatest sports books ever—not just about baseball, but all sports. As a young newspaper reporter, he covered a team of great players whom he saw as articulate individuals. He weaves players' on-field stories while detailing the writer's off-field life growing up. Twenty years later, he revisits the players in their post-playing lives, lending an ear to their reminiscences. Phil Gigante is the perfect voice to capture this band of characters: the pioneer Jackie Robinson, gentlemanly Carl Erskine, a bitter Carl Furillo, and others. His unlimited accents and drawls are his forte. Kahn and Gigante are perfect for this classic—a must-listen for fans. M.B. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-4233-7768-9 $34.99 • Thirteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4233-7770-2 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-4233-7769-6 $99.97 • Thirteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4233-7771-9 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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