John Updike Reading "Lifeguard" From Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories

John Updike Reading "Lifeguard" From Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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This well-known short story appears in Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories, one of John Updike's earliest books and is narrated by a divinity student at his summer job. From the heights of his wooden throne, the fastidious and aloof young narrator delivers a silent sermon addressed to the beachgoers-"the middle-aged, burdened with children and aluminum chairs." Though full of himself and his mission, he appeals to us by virtue of his earnestness and promise, and the call for which he waits. Updike reads with a tender, ironic understanding of his haughty hero.
Publisher: [United States]: Calliope Author Readings , 2014.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781483019437
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (17 min.)) : digital.
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