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by | Read by Arthur Morey

Biography & Memoir • 21 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

Author Gay Talese rambles through his impressions of World Cup soccer, immigrants from Italy, a doomed restaurant building in New York, and back to soccer, with detours through the Lorena Bobbitt case and spot-on criticisms of his high school English teacher. Arthur Morey takes great care in navigating Talese's wandering and complex sentence structure, making the best of endless constructions that would benefit from a liberal dose of periods. Morey treats the work with a journalistic sense of detachment, appropriate for an author who writes for the NEW YORK TIMES. His unhurried approach supports the listener's efforts to keep track of the interesting stories buried under the plethora of words. R.L.L. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 06]



Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2006

CS ISBN 1415927154 $99.00 • Thirteen cassettes

CD ISBN 1415927162 $112.00 • Seventeen CDs

DD ISBN $39.00

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