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The Old Man and the Sea (Old Man & the Sea Illus Gift Ed C)
The Old Man and the Sea - Old Man & the Sea Illus Gift Ed C Author:Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway took great pride in using an economy of carefully measured words and tightly wrought phrases in his writing. Nominated for Grammy, this recording of The Old Man and Sea is perfect example of Hemingway's precision and is read here in its entirety by Oscar-winning actor Charlton Heston. A novella, The Old Man and Sea... more » tells the story of an old fisherman, Santiago, and his long lusty struggle isn't so much over one fish, but the act of living--living fully, actively, robustly. Charlton Heston is marvelous in this recording with his voice adding a quality and texture to Hemingway's words that will engage listeners completely.« less
Jennifer F. reviewed The Old Man and the Sea (Old Man & the Sea Illus Gift Ed C) on
Helpful Score: 6
Great, short read. I love Hemingway and once again, so much happens with so little action. I never would have thought that a story about a man fishing out at sea could keep me entertained for 150 pages! I definitely recommend reading it!
Classic story of man vs nature that is laced with deeper meaning. Works as an adventure story and a story to make you think of your place in the world and the parallels in your life. Quick read, but powerful.