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Chicago Days/Hoboken Nights Audiobook

Chicago Days/Hoboken Nights

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In this comical collection of memories, storyteller Daniel Pinkwater tells how he grew into the beloved figure he is today: a robust genius of the printed page and rotund genie of the radio.

In inimitable fashion, Pinkwater recounts the conversation with his father that suddenly made him an art major in college. He describes his inauguration as a sculptor in a sleazy Chicago art factory and recalls setting off for a bright center of the American Art Scene, or at least as close as Hoboken, New Jersey. Finally, we watch as pinkwater pictures his first true audience, children.

Chicago Day/Hoboken Nights shows how this visual artist turned to writing, only to be hailed as a "comic master" (Washington Post Book World) "Who has always been a born storyteller" (The Pittsburgh Press). As millions of radio listeners already know, no one has had a life quite like Daniel Pinkwater's.

©1991 Daniel Manus Pinkwater; (P)2009 Phoenix

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    Tudza Kirkland, WA USA 07-23-09
    Tudza Kirkland, WA USA 07-23-09 Member Since 2005
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    "Good stuff, what there is of it"

    I strongly suspect, both from the math and alternate sources, that this is an abridged version of this work.

    The math: In your experience does 168 pages equal 2 hours reading time?

    Alternate sources: Dove Audio used to carry Mr. Pinkwater and they bit me before with a reading of half of Borgel, which I say should be marked as abridged but which they marked as unabridged. I checked various sites starting with a search on Dove Audio and found this book with this artwork listed as Abridged.

    This is not Audible's fault, the current distributor told them it was unabridged.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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