The themes of these monologues, presented to a live audience at the Yale Repertory Theater, are typical Keillor: growing old, fatherhood, growing up and not growing up, and the emotional and intellectual chasm that separates men from women. We also visit Jack Kerouac, encounter a Dionysius whose deity card has expired, and hear Giovanni and Figaro debate seduction versus marriage. Keillor earns his living as a reader of his own material. He is masterful and very, very funny. There are none who can match his ability to deliver the punctuation of the printed page. As a writer for radio, he must always have the spoken sentence in mind, and the result is writing meant to be read aloud--by him. A perfect laugh-out-loud listen. R.E.K. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2004 Audie Award Finalist © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 03]
Trade Ed. HighBridge Audio 2003
CS ISBN $18.95 Two cassettes
CD ISBN $22.95 Two CDs
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