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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Scott Fivelson Narrator: Mariel Hemingway Publisher: Scott Fivelson Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2015 ISBN: 9781504643221
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In this Hemingway fiction in our time, author Scott Fivelson takes listeners on a literary journey from Paris to Pamplona as a marathoner on his last legs reflects on the sport as it might have been written about if Hemingway had been a runner. A Farewell to Legs is both a satire of a classic and a classic satire.

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  • “The way Mariel Hemingway narrated this story was wonderful. Her voice and tone added so much inflection to the story, making it easy to close your eyes and really get lost in it…This audiobook moves from one subject to the next and then back again with ease. It has a nice blend of humor, thought-provoking statements, and some great quotes…Great audiobook, great ending.”


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About the Author

Scott Fivelson is a playwright, screenwriter, author, and director whose short stories and satirical pieces have appeared in Chicago magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles magazine, the Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Playboy, and Tales from the Heart of Hollywood.

His novel, Tuxes, a satire of the classic multigenerational rich-family saga, was published by BeachSide Press. He is also the author of a number of plays, including Dial L for Latch-Key and Leading the Witness, and coauthor of a noir detective novella, Johnny Passe.

Dial L for Latch-Key has been performed onstage in London, San Francisco, Toronto, and elsewhere. The audiobook version, Dial L for Latch-Key: The Radio Play, is distributed by Blackstone Audio, which also distributes his audiobook, A Farewell to Legs, a humorous homage to Ernest Hemingway, read by Mariel Hemingway. Dial L for Latch-Key: The Radio Play was selected as the opening presentation at the Second Annual HEAR Now: The Audio Fiction & Arts Festival.

His film, American Reel, a comedy/drama about the music business, stars David Carradine, Michael Maloney, and Mariel Hemingway and features songs written and performed by David Carradine.

Fivelson won the Best Screenwriter Award at the 2014 Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles for the film 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun, and two years later, he won the Breakthrough Director Spotlight award at the 2016 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival for the film Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story, starring Lenny Von Dohlen as legendary director Oskar Knight.

About the Narrator

Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of the illustrious author Ernest Hemingway, was destined to be in the public eye. But at just thirteen years old, she became famous in her own right as she made her feature film debut in Lipstick. Three years later, at the age of sixteen, Hemingway earned an Oscar nomination for her role in Woody Allen’s film Manhattan. She is now an actress, model, yoga instructor, mother of two teenage girls, and one of the leading voices for holistic and balanced living.