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    • Among the Thugs

    • By: Bill Buford
    • Narrated by: Bill Buford
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize entire cities. Now, Bill Buford, editor of the prestigious journal Granta, enters this alternate society and records both its savageries and its sinister allure.

    Regular price: $28.00

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    • An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
    • By: Bill Buford
    • Narrated by: Bill Buford
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    From one of our most interesting literary figures, former editor of Granta, former fiction editor at The New Yorker, acclaimed author of Among the Thugs, a sharp, funny, exuberant, close-up account of his headlong plunge into the life of a professional cook.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
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    • By John on 06-26-06
    • An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
    • By: Bill Buford
    • Narrated by: Bill Buford
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 05-24-06
    • 4 out of 5 stars 107 ratings

    Regular price: $21.27