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Wildlife

By: Richard Ford
Narrated by: Noah Michael Levine
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Publisher's summary

When Joe Brinson was 16, his father moved the family to Great Falls, Montana, the setting for this harrowing, transfixing novel by the acclaimed author of Rock Springs. Filled with an abiding sense of love and family, and of the forces that test them to the breaking point, Wildlife is a book whose spare poetry and expansive vision established it as an American classic.

©1990 Richard Ford. Recorded by arrangement with Grove Atlantic, Inc. (P)2015 Audible Inc.

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great story, too many towns mispronounced

The story was great and I enjoyed the cadence of the narrator, but he pronounced so many towns in the surrounding areas incorrectly that it made it hard to enjoy. If you aren't familiar with the region, then it won't be much of a bother at all.

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Beautiful Wildlife

Saw the Paul Dano directed movie and enjoyed the picture he painted so much that I wanted to read the book. Steadily paced, beautiful setting. Nothing makes me want to spend more time in southern Montana like this story. Well told, well written.

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Canada —- The Prequel

Well this a brief review of Wildlife, published in 1990. I read Canada a couple years ago. They have many similarities, and while this is a very good yarn, Canada is his magnum opus.

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meh

ends before it begins. I kept waiting for it to get good and then it was over. disappointed

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