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WAITING FOR COLUMBUS

by | Read by Grover Gardner

Fiction • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

A man pulled near dead from the Strait of Gibraltar believes he’s Christopher Columbus. He’s destined to remain in a Spanish asylum until he accepts that this is not so. It’s a slow journey during which the man works through his own story by recounting numerous stories from the life of Columbus to his devoted nurse, Consuela. Grover Gardner's sensitive and well-paced reading gives cohesion to a rambling story. This is not an audiobook to multitask to—as reality and illusion are in danger of becoming merged for the listener as well as for the patient. A small, regrettable error—the author's surname is pronounced differently in the credit and in the dedication. C.A.T. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9781-4417-0649-2 $34.95 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CS ISBN 9781441706461 $79.95 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441706478 $109.00 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441706508 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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