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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (104 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Myla Goldberg Narrator: Bernadette Dunn Publisher: Books on Tape Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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From the critically acclaimed best-selling author of Bee Season comes a travelogue through the magical and historic city of Prague, a city of vast beauty and wonderfully intimate detail. In Time's Magpie, Myla Goldberg uses her eye for the wonder of tiny objects and everyday things to put us in touch with the essence of this haunting and fantastical place. Goldberg takes us through the city's historic streets, some eerily transformed by the devastating flood of 2002; to Lunapark, home to bumper cars, go-carts, and a discomfiting array of Technicolor confections; and through Strahov Monastery, where the cabinets of curiosity display everything from butterfly specimens to a supposedly real jabberwocky. We attend an anti-war protest in Old Town square and watch the skateboarders do tricks on a ramped marble pedestal that once held a statue of Lenin. Download and start listening now!


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Obisbooks | 12/1/2013

    " A bit interesting but felt a bit rambley, some interesting tidbits but I don't think I could say anything about Prague after reading this. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Tuck | 11/30/2013

    " not that great of an insight into prague, but enjoyable read. it could have been a desription of spokane just as easily. from a great series (now defunct) called Crown Journeys) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Dan | 11/16/2013

    " A very different perspective of Prague from an expatriot who knows the city's best and worst attributes. I enjoyed her book, but frankly she made Prague sound a bit like a slum. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Robin | 9/8/2013

    " It was a good read and both illuminated and brought back memories of Prague. "

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