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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Johnny Heller, Peter Duchin [Intro.]

Biography & Memoir • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

This charming, humorous audiobook recounts bandleader Peter Duchin's early life and includes anecdotes of his adult life in midcentury America. Golden Voice narrator Johnny Heller turns these details into a cohesive story, which he delivers with ease and clarity. His natural ability to control the pace and rhythm of his presentation provides a skillful examination of events. Tidbits about famous people give listeners the inside scoop on celebrities. One such tidbit is that Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy's sister, was once refused entry to a packed famous nightclub where Duchin was performing because there were more important guests already present. This kind of detail will appeal to those interested in twentieth-century social history, Peter Duchin, and, of course, Johnny Heller's insightful performance. E.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2022]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2021

DD ISBN 9780593504338 $17.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2021

DD ISBN 9780593504345 $57.00

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