Spooner

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.77 hours)
Product Number: Z1204
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781456111120
Narrator/s: Tom Stechschulte
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Description

National Book Award-winning author Pete Dexter excels at writing eccentric characters and comical, yet touching, prose. In Spooner, Dexter weaves the tale of Warren Spooner, a troubled boy whose father dies shortly after he's born. When his mother marries Calmer Ottosson, a decorated Navy officer fallen from grace, Warren is saved by Calmer's inexhaustible patience. As Warren grows up, the two men forge a bond that will carry them both through the hard times ahead.

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Author(s): Pete Dexter

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Spooner
Product Number: BX00006055
Product Number:Z1204
Product Number:C5982

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All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Pete Dexter
Narrator(s): Tom Stechschulte
Product Number C5982
Released: Sep 24, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440719783
MP3 CD
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Author(s): Pete Dexter
Narrator(s): Tom Stechschulte
Product Number MP063
Released: Nov 30, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440773617
eBook
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Author(s): Pete Dexter
Product Number EB00283156
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781599958460

Professional reviews

"Pete Dexter is lucky to have the fine Tom Stechschulte reading his newest book, a Mark Twain-esque tale of the haphazard lives of two men. Stechschulte's voice, as clear and plain and broad as the prairie, beautifully captures the laconic humor that permeates the intertwined stories of Warren Spooner and his stepfather, Calmer Ottosson. Stechschulte doesn't people the audio with lots of different voices; instead he offers just enough variation to keep conversations understandable and focuses on the melody of Dexter's narrative. This is a reading that makes you want to kick off your shoes, lean your chair back to the tipping point, and listen awhile. A.C.S. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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