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"Tony award — winner Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife) follows the lead of author O'Neill for his reading of the lauded novel about Dutchman Hans van der Broek and the unusual bond he forms with fellow cricket buff and New York dreamer extraordinaire Chuck Ramkissoon. O'Neill's crisp, layered narrative and interest in the less-traveled byways of Brooklyn are reflected in Mays's understated take on Hans's narration (interestingly, he does not attempt a Dutch accent); Chuck's light, fruity Caribbean accent; and the denser accent of Chuck's wife. Mays is nothing if not a talented performer, and while there may be less than meets the eye to O'Neill's celebrated work, Mays's reading is a joy. A Pantheon hardcover (Reviews, Mar. 3). (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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ISBN:
9781436155427
Author:
O'neill, Joseph
Publisher:
Recorded Books
Read:
Mays, Jefferson
Narrated by:
Mays, Jefferson
Narrated:
Mays, Jefferson
Author:
O'Neill, Joseph
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.50x5.30x1.60 in. .55 lbs.
Media Run Time:
525

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Product details pages Recorded Books - English 9781436155427 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Tony award — winner Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife) follows the lead of author O'Neill for his reading of the lauded novel about Dutchman Hans van der Broek and the unusual bond he forms with fellow cricket buff and New York dreamer extraordinaire Chuck Ramkissoon. O'Neill's crisp, layered narrative and interest in the less-traveled byways of Brooklyn are reflected in Mays's understated take on Hans's narration (interestingly, he does not attempt a Dutch accent); Chuck's light, fruity Caribbean accent; and the denser accent of Chuck's wife. Mays is nothing if not a talented performer, and while there may be less than meets the eye to O'Neill's celebrated work, Mays's reading is a joy. A Pantheon hardcover (Reviews, Mar. 3). (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
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