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Charles

Traveling consultant in Earned Value Management Systems, processes and training

Roswell, GA, USA | Member Since 2009

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  • Chronic City: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Jonathan Lethem
    • Narrated By Mark Deakins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (133)
    Performance
    (36)
    Story
    (38)

    Chase Insteadman, a handsome fixture on Manhattan's social scene, lives off residuals earned as a child star on a beloved sitcom. Chase owes his current social cachet to an ongoing tragedy much covered in the tabloids: His teenage sweetheart and fiancée is trapped by a layer of low-orbit mines on the International Space Station, from which she sends him rapturous and heartbreaking love letters. Like his fiancée , Chase is adrift, she in Earth's stratosphere, he in a vague routine.

    Bobby says: "Don't listen to the naysayers!"
    "this book sucks more than a hoover vacuum cleaner"
    Overall

    While some of the writing is witty in spots (very small spots), the characters represent the worst sterotype of the Manhattan idle rich. You wish they would all form a cult and drink deep from the kool-ade barrel. Waste of money unless you listen to the example and decide you like this sort of faux-intellectual crap.

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful

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