I've never read it, but I suspect it may have been a better read.
I'm not one to say I know better than a professional writer.
He was a bit monotone making it hard to get into the story initially.
It probably would not make a good movie.
probably in the top ten and I've listened to well over one hundred.
taking care of buddy and his gang.
there are a lot of good scenes in the story.
i rarely listen to a book in one sitting. the shear length and my schedule do not permit.
close, but not quite.
I will give nothing away.
even when I am busy, I can continue following the story.
It would be hard to make this book into a film and would probably lose a lot.
I have always loved this story but have not read it in over twenty years. With all the talk of Hemingway, for me, Steinbeck has always been at the top of his era.
All characters and that was one of Steinbeck's strengths; to create interesting, compelling characters.
I didn't think I'd like Sinise's narration, but he did a more than adequate job.
Yes it was and it is short at no more than four hours.
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