Irons in the Fire by John McPhee audiobook

Irons in the Fire

By John McPhee
Read by Nelson Runger

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664409880

  • ISBN: 9781664517714

Runtime: 7.64 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Literary Collections
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Fabulously entertaining and filled with the intriguing trivia of life, Irons in the Fire is another impeccably crafted collection of seven essays by John McPhee. His peerless writing-punctuated with a sharp sense of humor and fascinating detail-has earned him legions of fans across the country. Whether he's riding with a cattle brand inspector in wild and wide-open eastern Nevada, or following Plymouth Rock through its various sizes, shapes and resting places, McPhee provides the listener with an intimate glimpse into ordinary people and the extraordinary interests that shape their lives. These delightful pieces-including Irons in the Fire, Travels of the Rock, Release, In Virgin Forest, The Gravel Page, Duty of Care, and Rinard at Manheim-reveal the fascinating worlds hiding right under our noses. Narrator Nelson Runger's studied voice conveys McPhee's understated and thought-provoking writing. If you have never sampled McPhee's inspired prose, this audiobook will turn you into a lifelong fan.

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Author Bio: John McPhee

Author Bio: John McPhee

John McPhee is the award-winning author of thirty books. Encounters with the Archdruid and The Curve of Binding Energy were nominated for National Book Award in the category of science. In 1977, he received the Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1999, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Annals of the Former World. He was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and was educated at Princeton University and Cambridge University. His writing career began at Time magazine and led to his long association with the New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1965.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/Literary Collections
Runtime: 7.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English