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  • Jesus' Son

  • By: Denis Johnson
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 157

Recently adapted for the screen, this now-classic collection of 10 stories from the author of Resuscitation of a Hanged Man and Angels is narrated by a young man, a recovering alcoholic and heroin addict whose dependencies have led him to petty crime, cruelty, betrayal, and various kinds of loss.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Some books are better read.

  • By dngold77 on 09-02-18

Exquisite in content and composition

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-17

I have not been more moved by piece of literature in the last 30 years as I am with Denis Johnson's Jesus' Son. I am compelled to find everything he has ever written and devour it, most likely more than one read.

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