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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: John Cheever Narrator: George Plimpton Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The John Cheever Audio Collection Release Date:
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Charlie, the elevator operator at a swank New York residential building, has to spend his Christmas Day carrying tenants to and from their apartments. And when he lets his irritation be known, he experiences the power of charity in a way he had never felt before.     

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  • “This remarkable treat for lovers of audiobooks is as tastefully and elegantly packaged as it is performed by a first-class lineup of narrators…The inclusion of Cheever’s readings makes for a deeply personal, resonant finale to a truly superb production.”

    Publishers Weekly on The John Cheever Audio Collection

  • “If you’ve ever wished the characters in an Edward Hopper painting would come alive and tell their stories, then don’t miss this luminous recording…John Cheever himself delivers the final two stories—at a breakneck clip but with the intelligence and vitality that shine throughout his work.”

    AudioFile on The John Cheever Audio Collection

  • “The real delight in this collection of twelve stories is hearing the tales interpreted by numerous readers…This audio is highly entertaining and recommended.”

    Booklist (starred review) on The John Cheever Audio Collection

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