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ONCE A RUNNER

by | Read by Patrick Lawlor

Fiction • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

Parker's 1970s novel about an athlete who is becoming a world-class runner holds up well. Quenton Cassidy, a student at a fictional Southern college, is both a leader among his peers and a lone wolf. In his training, he slowly learns to become faster at a sport that allows no fudging or faking: All you have is your time at the finish line. Patrick Lawlor doesn't vary voices well, but he excels with his high energy. A few minor voices come off well; for example, a football coach's words come out in a gravelly drawl. But the two main characters—Cassidy and his coach—are close in tone. Still, Lawlor never stops creating forward momentum in this introspective, humorous novel. M.B. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2010]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-0087-9 $29.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-0089-3 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-0088-6 $87.97 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-0090-9 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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