You Can't Go Home Again

Narrated by: NBC Theater
Length: 54 mins
3.3 out of 5 stars (72 ratings)

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George Webber, a first-time author, writes a book that makes frequent references to his home town of Libya Hill. The book is a success, except in Libya Hill, where the residents believe that it paints an extremely distorted portrait of their town. They send Webber menacing letters, including death threats.

©2010 Saland Publishing (P)2010 Saland Publishing

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Terrible Audio Quality

I love Thomas Wolfe and this a a good story but this version is abridged and the audio quality is terrible. It has that crackling noise in the background and it's painful to listen to.

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Don't waste your time or money

This recording skips and repeats. I'm surprised something of this bad quality is even on Audible. It isn't the book either.

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Pretty darn good

Loved the performances, and I adored the themes, but the ending was a bit lacking

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Not the whole book but a great performance of it

This is the first Wolfe novel I’ve read (listened to) and I loved it. I’ll have to get the unabridged version of it to get the full picture, but the actors performed very well in this, well worth the listen.

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worthless at any ptice

why are people doing bad copies of old scratchy records and selling them on audible? i thought there was some rudimentary quality control and i was wrong. this static filled rendering of an old album comes complete with a scratch and repeated dialog about half way through. most excellently dissappointed

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Terrible narration and a waste

After listing to “Look Homeward Angel,” fantastic and which I loved, I thought I would try “You can’t go Home Again.” I never got past three minutes as the story had different readers for each character, background sound effects, and sounds like a poor 1920s production. There must be better versions available, and I know from previously reading half this novel that the story and writing are wonderful; but this presentation is low quality