Giovanni’s Room (audiobook)

Read by Dan Butler
6.8 hrs • 6 CDs • Unabridged
Fiction
Target Audience: Adult
Release Date: 04/01/13
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Library CD Library Edition CD titles are packaged in an attractive, full-sized, durable vinyl case with full color art. Cloth Sleeves keep compact discs protected and in numerical order. 
- 04/01/13 9780792793694
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Playaway Playaway: Playaway editions are a pre loaded audio device that is half the size of deck of cards. Simply plugin headphones and listen. 
- 04/01/13 9780792796107
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Summary

A BookRiot Pick for Black History Month

A classic young man’s coming-of-age story—for the first time on audio

Review Quotes

“Violent, excruciating beauty.”

San Francisco Chronicle

“Exciting…A book that belongs in the top rank of fiction.”

Atlantic

“Mr. Baldwin has taken a very special theme and treated it with great artistry and restraint.”

Saturday Review

“A young American involved with both a woman and a man…Baldwin writes of these matters with unusual candor and yet with such dignity and intensity.”

New York Times

“Absorbing…[with] immediate emotional impact.”

Washington Post

“Narrator Dan Butler captures the brooding nature of the main character, David, who is trapped in a coming-of-age crisis…Butler’s rich baritone carries the lilt and rhythmic pacing of the dense, poetic prose that made James Baldwin famous. A novel with as much interior monologue as dialogue can be challenging to hold the listener’s interest. Butler surmounts this difficulty by differentiating between David’s inner thoughts and his complex outer world through variations in pace, pitch, and tone.”

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