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  • The Front Runner

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Patricia Nell Warren
    • Narrated By Christian Rummel
    Overall
    (58)
    Performance
    (54)
    Story
    (56)

    In 1975, coach Harlan Brown is hiding from his past at an obscure New York college, after he was fired from Penn State University on suspicion of being gay. A tough, lonely ex-Marine of 39, Harlan has never allowed himself to love another man. Then Billy Sive, a brilliant young runner, shows up on his doorstep. He and his two comrades were just thrown off a major team for admitting they are gay. Harlan agrees to coach the three boys under strict conditions that thwart Billy's growing attraction for his mature but compelling mentor.

    Donald says: "A Surprisingly Great Love Story"
    "Incredible story with perfect narration!"
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    What did you love best about The Front Runner?

    The initially turbulent relationship between Harlan and Billy flowers into one of the most beautiful loves in modern literature. Yes, I would go that far.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Billy Sive is my favourite character. He is intelligent, always honest, a romantic, silly in a fun way, and abandons himself to love. Oh, and his eyes are described as being a shade of blue that is hard for me to my imagine. Billy is also very brave, a kind of bravery we need much more of in our daily lives.


    What does Christian Rummel bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    His reading is simply perfect. It is capable of great emotion and the stating of cold, unyielding facts. His narration is flawless.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I cried and laughed several times listening to this story, even after hearing it several times.


    Any additional comments?

    Buy this audiobook. It is a magnificent story and a wonderful narration.

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