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by | Read by Paul Michael Garcia

Fiction • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Wilson's latest quirky offering is written in perfect audiobook format. He gives us Oppen, a young man reminiscent of Forrest Gump, who records his life and its lessons as a dying message to his unborn son. Paul Michael Garcia displays his award-winning narrating skills by capturing both the humor and poignancy of this deceptively simple hero. With a straightforward delivery, Garcia conveys the wonder and confusion Oppen, a self-described "slow absorber," feels as he carries out his quest to become a "man of the world." Oppen's innocence and naïveté provide many amusing situations while his innate morality and uncluttered vision provide a sometimes uncomfortably honest look at values considered "smart" in today's society. This quick, enjoyable listen brings credit to both author and narrator. M.O.B. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2012]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781470819293 $29.95 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781470819309 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781470819316 multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781470819286 $76.00 • Seven CDs

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