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    • Ascent of the A-Word

    • Assholism, the First Sixty Years
    • By: Geoffrey Nunberg
    • Narrated by: Kate Udall, Francis J. Spieler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    It first surfaced in the gripes of GIs during World War II and was captured early on by the typewriter of a young Norman Mailer. Within a generation it had become a basic notion of our everyday moral life, replacing older reproaches like lout and heel with a single inclusive category. We have conflicting attitudes about the A-word, but considering how much the word does for us, and to us, it hasn't gotten nearly the attention it deserves - at least until now.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Book

    • The Sequel: First Lines from the Classics of the Future by Inventive Imposters
    • By: Clive Priddle, Geoffrey Nunberg
    • Narrated by: David Henry
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    A delicious and unexpected return engagement from such favorite characters as Jane Eyre, Ebenezer Scrooge, Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, Wilbur the Pig, and Captain Ahab, Book: The Sequel is a perfect gift for book lovers everywhere - or for anyone to whom "The End" is simply the starting point for the imagination.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great Idea, Poor Audiobook.

    • By Crystal on 08-26-14
    • The Sequel: First Lines from the Classics of the Future by Inventive Imposters
    • By: Clive Priddle, Geoffrey Nunberg
    • Narrated by: David Henry
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Release date: 05-29-09
    • 2.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: $6.97