The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Audiobook CD - 2007
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"A flamboyant, hard-drinking, ruthless, and womanizing world adventurer comes face-to-face with the one antagonist he cannot conquer: his own ignoble and imminent death. . . . Written in 1938, The Snows of Kilimanjaro is a classic distillation of the themes Ernest Hemingway obsessively explored throughout his writing career. When Harry, the central character, goes on safari to "work the fat off his mind," his ambitions are cut short when a terrible accident leaves him facing his ultimate death and weighing the meaning of his life. Hemingway's brilliant prose is given a penetrating and moving reading by Charlton Heston in an audio that only deepens in meaning with each listening."--Container.
Publisher: New York : Caedmon Audio/Harper Collins, p2007, c1927
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780061457845
Characteristics: 1 compact sound disc (1 hr.) : digital ; 12 cm
Additional Contributors: Heston, Charlton
Caedmon Audio

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Jun 21, 2016

A great story, read decently enough, but it had serious shortcomings: there is no change in the voice between the narrator, the main character's speech, and the the main character's wife's speech: its all old man Heston's gravelly voice.

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litlbit Jul 26, 2008

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Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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