AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

MY READING LIFE

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Pat Conroy

Biography & Memoir • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Hearing his first words, listeners will realize why Pat Conroy is the best—possibly the only—narrator for his emotional memoir. He begins with the origins of his lifelong affair with literature—his self-educated mother gave her son a passion for reading and learning. What Conroy and his mother read together would make most avid readers blush in humility. The author is now 66, and his voice has a patina suggested by its seasoned timbre and his soothing reluctance to hurry. Conroy enhances his memoir with a fiction writer’s techniques. In his advocacy of fiction, he shares his mother’s strong attachment to Margaret Mitchell’s GONE WITH THE WIND, a novel that taught him how powerful a fictional work could be when from a master’s pen. J.A.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2011]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 9780307749208 $30.00 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN 9780307749215 $14.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2010

CD ISBN 9780307749222 $30.00 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×