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THE WEEK A History of the Unnatural Rhythms That Made Us Who We Are

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Pete Cross

History • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

This encyclopedic audiobook is equal parts sociology and arcane history about the human impact of the seven-day week. It takes a supremely talented narrator to pull together Henkin's pithy knowledge into a satisfying story, and it gets one in Pete Cross. With youthful energy, his creative pitch patterns and perfectly timed phrasing accents bring variety and joy to the production. The author is a friendly writer and an expert on the uses and impact of the seven-day week. Sacred days, days of work and rest, and structuring the past and future are part of the week's origin story, along with providing a habitual rhythm to events like Tuesday Elks meetings, the weekly newspaper, and household chores. Cross's sparkling performance makes this a quick listen. T.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2022]

Trade Ed. • Dreamscape • 2022

CD ISBN 9781666523287 $49.99 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN 9781666523386 $24.99

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