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The Lemon Drop Kid (Dramatized) | [Damon Runyon]

The Lemon Drop Kid (Dramatized)

Damon Runyon's classic stories of New York City gangsters come to life in this radio series. Broadway, our guide through Runyon's world, introduces us to characters who are often as soft-hearted as they are shady. For gamblers, burlesque queens, murderers, and innocents, comedy and tragedy were found in equal measure on the streets of Damon Runyon's Manhattan.
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Publisher's Summary

Damon Runyon's classic stories of New York City gangsters come to life in this radio series. Broadway, our guide through Runyon's world, introduces us to characters who are often as soft-hearted as they are shady. For gamblers, burlesque queens, murderers, and innocents, comedy and tragedy were found in equal measure on the streets of Damon Runyon's Manhattan.

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    George Freeman Albuquerque, NM, United States 07-07-11
    George Freeman Albuquerque, NM, United States 07-07-11
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    "Dated"

    I like Runyon's use of language, but I thought this particular story was both predictable and depressing, with the kind of one-dimensional characters that seem obsolete by modern standards. It would be "nice" if Audible would provide some other Runyon stories instead.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Karen Vancouver, BC, Canada 05-26-09
    Karen Vancouver, BC, Canada 05-26-09 Member Since 2006
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    "Classic Runyon"

    Classic radio and classic Runyon. God, could that man ever write a short story!!

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    "Is That All There Is?"

    Please please more Damon Runyan!! Where's 'On Broadway'? The funniest stories ever. This dramatisation is a mere aperitif, we need a full crate of Runyan in Audible's library!

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