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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Steven Crossley

Fiction • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Jacobson’s novel creates a comedic portrait of the lives of two old school friends, their ancient teacher, and a cast of often-bizarre North London friends and family. Listening to Steven Crossley portray the perennial Jewish/Gentile shtick, one laughs out loud. He performs the character stereotypes to perfection, including that of Julian Treslove, the Gentile who is having a midlife crisis. When Julian can’t comprehend the unreasonable complexities of his life, Crossley makes us vividly imagine his “deer-in-the-headlights” responses. This novel is poignant, beautifully written, and flawlessly delivered. Crossley is a master of interpretation. One needs to experience his near-perfect renditions of all the characters in this delightful work. M.C. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2011]

Trade Ed. • Recorded Books • 2010

CD ISBN 978-1-4561-2364-2 $39.99 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2010

CS ISBN 978-1-4074-6143-4 $92.75 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4498-7080-5 $123.75 • Eleven CDs

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