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by | Read by Paul Auster

Fiction • 37 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

Paul Auster's latest audiobook is a strikingly intimate exploration of childhood, growing up, and paths both taken and not taken. Archibald Isaac Ferguson is born on March 3, 1947, and from there his story splits into four narratives, four parallel but entirely separate lives that Archie lives in mid-century America. Auster's narration of his own work is a double-edged sword. His reading is a bit too underplayed: With few flourishes to his voice, the exhaustive details, dialogues, and inner monologues of Archie's four lives are sometimes difficult to follow. However, Auster's deep understanding of his characters, soothing baritone, and skillful pacing outweigh the flaws and deliver an immensely satisfying experience overall for listeners. A.T.N. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2017]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 978-1-4272-8278-1 $29.99 • CDs

DD ISBN 9781427282798 $50.99

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