Marcovaldo: or the Seasons in the City Audiobook, by Italo Calvino Play Audiobook Sample

Marcovaldo: or the Seasons in the City Audiobook

Marcovaldo: or the Seasons in the City Audiobook, by Italo Calvino Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Edoardo Ballerini Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 2.50 hours at 1.5x Speed 1.88 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: November 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781501963643

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

21

Longest Chapter Length:

23:07 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

28 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

11:01 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

22

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Publisher Description

Marcovaldo is an unskilled worker in a drab industrial city in northern Italy. He is an irrepressible dreamer and an inveterate schemer. Much to the puzzlement of his wife, his children, his boss, and his neighbors, he chases his dreams—but the results are never the expected ones. Translated by William Weaver.

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About Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (1923-1985) attained worldwide renown as one of the twentieth century’s greatest storytellers. He was awarded the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1982. He was born in Cuba and grew up in San Remo, Italy. He began his writing career as an essayist and a journalist but is best known for his fiction, including Invisible Cities, If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler, Marcovaldo, and Mr. Palomar, among others.

About Edoardo Ballerini

Edoardo Ballerini, an American actor, director, film producer, and multiaward–winning narrator. He has won several Audie Awards for best narration, including for 2019’s Best Male Narrator of the Year. He was named by Booklist as winner of their 2023 Voice of Choice Award, and was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine in 2019. He has narrated over two hundred audiobooks, from classics to modern masters, from bestsellers to the inspirational, from Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners to spine-tingling series, and much more. In television and film, he is best known for his roles in A Murder at the End of the WorldThe Sopranos, 24, I Shot Andy Warhol, Dinner Rush, and Romeo Must Die. He is also trained in theater and continues to do much work on stage.