Extended Audio Sample

Download About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory, by Barry Lopez
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (294 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Barry Lopez Narrator: Barry Lopez Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
Coming Soon! We're adding audiobooks daily and hope to make this one available for download very soon. Submit your vote below to let us know you really crave this title!
Vote this up! This audiobook has 0 votes

With the publication of his best selling Of Wolves and Men and the astonishing originality of Arctic Dreams, National Book Award winner Barry Lopez established himself as that rare writer whose every book is an event, among both critics and his devoted readers. In his autobiography, the author takes the listener on a literal and figurative journey through essays that provide great wisdom, insights into our times, and a new openness about himself. You'll be taken from Japan's beautiful Hokkaido Island, to the overexplored Galapagos, to around-the-world journeys aboard air freights, discovering new perspectives on nature and humankind along the way. Download and start listening now!

BK_DOVE_001092

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ryan | 10/8/2013

    " An absolutely phenomenal read! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jeff Fink | 8/3/2013

    " essays from lopez - not as engaging as his earlier work. John Mcfee wannabe "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lisa | 7/25/2013

    " Flight is one of my favorite essays, but many of the essays in this book are excellent. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by John | 7/22/2013

    " When I read Barry Lopez's collection I was awestruck by his beautiful sentences. He is a word musician whose best writing is inspirational. It makes me want to write and write - until maybe in 20 years or so I can come up with a good sentence or two myself. Barry sets the bar very high. "

  • > Show All
Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations
About the Author
Author Barry Lopez

Barry Lopez is the author of several works of nonfiction including Artic Dreams (winner of the National Book Award) and Crossing Open Ground, many works of fiction including Light Action in the Caribbean and Winter Count, and a novella-length fable, Crow and Weasel. His work appears regularly in Harper’s, the Paris Review, the Georgia Review, and elsewhere. His numerous honors also include Pushcart Prizes in fiction and nonfiction, a Governor’s Award, and the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Oregon with his wife.