We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
 >   > 
His Illegal Self | [Peter Carey]

His Illegal Self

Che is raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother, the precocious son of radical Harvard students in the sixties. Yearning for his famous outlaw parents, denied all access to television and the news, he takes hope from his long-haired teenage neighbour who predicts "They will come for you, man. They'll break you out of here."
Regular Price:$19.53
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Che is raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother, the precocious son of radical Harvard students in the 60s.

Yearning for his famous outlaw parents, denied all access to television and the news, he takes hope from his long-haired teenage neighbour who predicts "They will come for you, man. They'll break you out of here."

Soon Che too is an outlaw, fleeing down subways, abandoning seedy motels at night, as he is pitched into a journey that leads him to a hippy commune in the jungle of tropical Queensland. Here he slowly, bravely, confronts his life, learning that nothing is what it seems.

©2008 Peter Carey; (P)2008 WF Howes Ltd

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.3 (6 )
5 star
 (2)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (3)
1 star
 (0)
Overall
3.0 (3 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (0)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (0)
Story
3.3 (4 )
5 star
 (1)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (0)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Rosie Main Beach, Australia 01-31-12
    Rosie Main Beach, Australia 01-31-12 Member Since 2007
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Fascinating!"
    What did you love best about His Illegal Self?

    The writing. It has so many twists and turns, you can't stop listening to it.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The fact that you were kept in suspense right till the last page.


    Have you listened to any of Nicolette McKenzie’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The description of the hinterland and the lifestyle of the people on the Sunshine Coast at that time.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a delightful book. Although it is difficult in the beginning, it is well worth persevering with it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-1 of 1 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.