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Download The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts (Unabridged), by Colson Whitehead
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (620 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Colson Whitehead Narrator: Colson Whitehead Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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New York Times best-selling author and New York native Colson Whitehead composes a breathtaking tribute to his hometown. Whitehead captures the very essence of New York, infusing his reflections with the energy that permeates the city.

Thoughts on Central Park, the subway, Coney Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, and much more bring the city to life as never before. Reading his own words, Whitehead shapes his book into an unforgettable meditation on the greatest city in the world.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Patricia | 2/20/2014

    " Stream-of-conscience-like but insightful post-9/11 nod to NYC. Some fresh takes on icons from Times Square to Brooklyn Bridge. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Brett | 2/10/2014

    " keen observations about the mundane and the sublime in new york, in the key of e.b.white. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lai-san | 2/8/2014

    " Sometimes, the language gets a little overly precious. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Keith Hegner | 1/22/2014

    " Reads like a slow jazz song...an interesting and sometimes unspecific look at NYC. The longer that you live here, the more that it makes sense. "

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