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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: Anton Chekhov Narrator: Dave Courvoisier Publisher: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2014 ISBN: 9781469091860
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Semyon and a young man, along with three other ferrymen, live out their days on a desolate riverbank in Siberia, after being exiled from their countries for various crimes. Their environment is freezing cold and barren, providing nothing to be happy about. However, Semyon seems content with his life, arguing that if he wants nothing he will never be disappointed. The young man, on the other hand, is miserable and hopes his wife and mother will soon come visit him. Semyon warns the young man that he will not survive in exile if he begins to hope for things, using as an example a gentleman who became overtaken by wants while in exile. As the young man grapples with his new life, the gentleman from Semyon’s cautionary tale arrives, complicating his thoughts about his exile even more.

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About the Author
Author Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov (1860-1904) was a Russian writer best known for his plays and short stories. His works utilize simple prose and limited literary techniques to get to the heart of the characters. Humor is also a common occurrence in his works, with even his more serious pieces exhibiting humorous undertones.
About the Narrator

Dave Courvoisier is an accomplished news anchor. A graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, he began his broadcasting career at KCCC radio in Carlsbad, New Mexico, and went on to work at television stations in Indiana, Montana, and North Carolina. He is currently a news anchor at KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, Nevada, and lives with his wife.