Extended Audio Sample

Download Brief Encounters with Che Guevara: Stories Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Brief Encounters with Che Guevara: Stories Audiobook, by Ben Fountain Click for printable size audiobook cover
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: Ben Fountain Narrator: Christian Baskous Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2013 ISBN: 9780062318954
Regular Price: $21.99 Add to Cart
— or —
FlexPass™ Price: $16.95$5.95$5.95 for new members!
Add to Cart learn more )

The well-meaning protagonists of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara are caught—to both disastrous and hilarious effect—in the maelstrom of political and social upheaval surrounding them. Ben Fountain's prize-winning debut speaks to the intimate connection between the foreign, the familiar, and the inescapably human.

Download and start listening now!

198067

Quotes & Awards

  • “Lively work, with much to detest and much to enjoy.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An impressive and entertaining book of short stories.”

    Newsday

  • “In this first collection the author brings the virtuosity of Greene and le Carre to tales of foreign adventures.”

    Boston Globe

  • “An exceptional story collection.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • Winner of the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award in 2007
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 Ben Fountain

Ben Fountain’s fiction has appeared in Harper’s, Paris Review, and Zoetrope: All-Story, and he has been awarded an O. Henry Prize, a Pushcart Prize, and other honors. He is the fiction editor of Southwest Review and lives with his wife and their two children in Dallas, Texas.

About the Narrator

Christian Baskous has won three AudioFile Earphones Awards for narration. He is an actor whose theatrical credits include numerous roles in the New York Shakespeare Festival, Circle in the Square, the Kennedy Center, and Theater for the New City, as well as other regional theaters. His film and television work includes appearances in Glory, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Law and Order, Swan’s Crossing, and Swift Justice.