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    • Kiss Me Like a Stranger

    • My Search for Love and Art
    • By: Gene Wilder
    • Narrated by: Gene Wilder
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,044
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 803
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 803

    Gene Wilder is one of the great comic actors who defined the 1970s and 1980s in movies. From his work with Woody Allen, to the rich group of movies he made with Mel Brooks, to his partnership on screen with Richard Pryor, Wilder's performances are still discussed and celebrated today.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting for a number of factors.

    • By A reader from Philadelphia. on 04-17-05

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Gene Wilder in Conversation with Wendy Wasserstein at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Gene Wilder
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    Gene Wilder, one of the great comic actors of our time, discusses the art of acting, the search for love, the experience of marrying Gilda Radner, and other personal events that have shaped who he is today. Wendy Wasserstein is a playwright and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a Tony award for best play for The Heidi Chronicles.

    This event took place on March 22, 2005.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Danger Must Be Growing

    • By Gretchen SLP on 06-04-16

    Regular price: $1.95

    • An Evening with Gene Wilder

    • By: Gene Wilder
    • Narrated by: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Gene Wilder was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role as Leo Bloom in The Producers. That led to a role in Blazing Saddles and to another Academy Award nomination, this time for writing Young Frankenstein. His memoir, Kiss Me Like a Stranger, was a best seller. Wilder has also written his first novel, My French Whore, an intimate love story set inside a classic spy adventure.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great success story

    • By Sher from Provo on 04-17-10

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Woman Who Wouldn't

    • By: Gene Wilder
    • Narrated by: Gene Wilder
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    In actor Gene Wilder's second novel, concert violinist Jeremy Webb has an onstage breakdown. After pouring water into a tuba, he is sent away to a German health resort, where he meets, and tries to seduce, the beautiful Clara Mulpas. Unfortunately, after a disastrous marriage, she wants nothing to do with men. Jeremy isn't sure what to do - but he's determined not to give up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Small story, Big Theme, A Great Success

    • By Lory on 08-18-09

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Even Dogs Learn How to Swim

    • By: Gene Wilder
    • Narrated by: Gene Wilder, Joie Lee
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Gene Wilder's audiobook is the story of Lonny Serkin, a boy dealing with the curves life throws at him. With just his father and then the love of a new mother to guide him, he does his best to navigate the twin countries of humor and tragedy that he must travel through. Even Dogs Learn How to Swim is a story of growing up, deciding to move forward when all seems lost, and appreciating love when and where you find it.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • My French Whore

    • By: Gene Wilder
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    The beloved actor and screenwriter's first novel, set during World War I, delicately and elegantly explores a most unusual romance. It's almost the end of the war, and Paul Peachy, a young railway employee and amateur actor, enlists and ships off to France. Peachy instantly realizes how out of his depth he is, and never more so than when he is captured. Risking everything, Peachy, who as a child of immigrants speaks German, makes the reckless decision to impersonate one of the enemy's most famous spies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I fell in Love Over My Ears...

    • By Christopher on 04-01-07

    Regular price: $21.27