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by | Read by Daniel K. Isaac

Contemporary Culture • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

Blending memoir with writing instruction, these essays from celebrated novelist Alexander Chee delve into the overlapping layers of experience that shaped his life as an activist, a Korean-American gay man, a survivor of sexual abuse, and, perhaps most importantly, a writer. Taken as a whole, the collection is candid, recursive, and well matched to narrator Daniel K. Isaac's understated sincerity. From moments of wry humor to shattering honesty, Isaac carries listeners through with sophisticated equanimity, underscoring the sense of intimacy created by Chee's words. In an essay about his time as an MFA student, Chee declares that his vow as a marginalized author is to "make you care" about his subjects. This audiobook upholds that vow with aplomb. R.A.H. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2018]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781982597023 $34.95 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781982597030 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781982597047 $19.95


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2018

CD ISBN 9781982597016 $90.00 • Eight CDs

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