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Traveler (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
Traveler - Audio CD - Unabridged
Author: Ron McLarty
In the eagerly anticipated follow-up to his poignant and deep-souled debut, The Memory of Running, Ron McLarty delivers the beautifully crafted story of a man who returns to his hometown to discover the truth about his past. Read by the author. 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hr.)
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ISBN-13: 9780143058489
ISBN-10: 0143058487
Publication Date: 1/18/2007
Edition: Unabridged
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3.9 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Book Type: Audio CD
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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reviewed Traveler (Audio CD) (Unabridged) on + 6 more book reviews
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I really enjoyed this book. It took a little longer for me to 'engage', but once the author got me to that place, there was no turning back. I hope he continues to write -- his style of writing and connecting with the reader is addicting. Happy Reading!
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If you liked "Memory of Running" you'll love this one: Ron McLarty is a great story teller!
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This is an amazing coming of age story with great characters, and beautifully read by the author on the audio book.
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This is the second book by Ron McLarty (who is both an actor and an author) I have read. The first was The Memory of Running, which was his first novel and one I loved. That book begins in Providence, RI. Its compassionate and insightful look at the inner life of a depressed, overweight man in a dead-end job and a difficult family situation is a quiet treasure. That this man came to redeem his life through a cross-country bike ride undertaken on an impulse makes it a wonderful story of how one can exchange an unhappy life for a contented one.

This book covers what might be McLarty's loving memory of a childhood in Providence RI--it is rich with characters and is at bottom the story of the protagonist's love for the people of his childhood, for Providence of that time, and for a childhood sweetheart and an incident that occurred in their childhood affected everyone's lives over the long term. It is also a story of a murder that took years to become a murder, and the solving of the mystery of who dun it, and the flashbacks are at the center.

I look forward to more books by McLarty, and recommend this one.
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I enjoyed this book very much, until the last disc, when I thought it turned trite and less believable or maybe I just don't like it when there is a big dramatic ending to sew it all up- you may love that!
The author read this so I felt confident that it was being read in the way he wrote it. Liked it, didn't love it.


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