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    • The Memory of Running

    • By: Ron McLarty
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,342
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,501
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,492

    In late 2003, in his column in Entertainment Weekly, Stephen King called The Memory of Running "the best novel you won't read this year." This glowing endorsement of the audiobook resulted in Ron McLarty receiving a $2 million two-book deal from Viking Penguin. Also, Warner Brothers has shelled out big bucks for the movie rights to The Memory of Running, for which McLarty will write the script.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and Fascinating, A Wonderful Book

    • By Ripp on 02-18-04

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Dropper

    • By: Ron McLarty
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    After the death of his mother, Albert "Shoe" Horn is left to provide for his alcoholic father and look after his younger brother Bobby - a teenager with the mind of a child. After Shoe inadvertently kills a man in a fight, he must try to balance the need to protect his brother and his desire to protect himself. Shoe's story unfolds against the 1922 union strikes in England, as he must choose between living his father's life, with his brother, or a new life in America, alone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You can't pass McLarty by!

    • By William on 11-24-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Art in America

    • By: Ron McLarty
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Art in America tells the story of unknown writer Steven Kearney, an aging man whose lifelong commitment to his art finally brings him to homelessness in NYC. Then miraculously he receives an invitation to become playwright in residence of a troubled Rocky Mountain town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Apple Dumpling Gang for Adults

    • By Carolyn on 07-18-12

    Regular price: $39.87

    • Traveler

    • By: Ron McLarty
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    News of the sudden death of his childhood friend compels Jono Riley, an aging bartender and part-time actor, to return for a few days to the place where he grew up, the working-class neighborhoods of East Providence, Rhode Island. Author McLarty weaves the story of Jono's return with that of his coming-of-age in the early 1960s, including the story of some mysterious shootings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Gwen on 05-17-07

    Regular price: $28.00