- Weekly Excursions to a Very Small Town (Unabridged Selections)
- Narrated by: Chris Bohjalian
- Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 12-11-03
- Language: English
- Publisher: Random House Audio
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These pieces, written weekly for twelve years and collected here for the first time, serve as a diary of both this writer's life and how America has been transformed in the last decade. Rich with idiosyncratic universals that come with being a parent, a child, and a spouse, Chris Bohjalian's personal observations are a reflection of our own common experience.
"Bohjalian reads with a gentle, self-deprecating tone....These glimpses of country life are a pleasant diversion for hectic days." (AudioFile)
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By P. Edwards on 04-11-04
So glad to be able to listen to this!
I'm a big fan of Chris Bohjalian, mostly because of his articles in the Burlington Free Press as I've only listened to one of his books (Buffalo Soldier - also very good). I moved from Vermont to Connecticut 3 years ago, and since then have missed his column. This book is a collection of his columns, all of which show true insight into the Vermont that I know and love. If you want to know what it's like to live in Vermont, listen to or read to one of Chris Bohjalian's books. It's obvious he loves his subject matter, and he does a great job taking you there.
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By Jim Barstow on 01-21-04
There are better choices
I hoped this would be similar other books of this genre like "It Takes a Village Idiot" or Noel Perrin's series. (Life in a rural setting from an ousider's perspective...) Unfortunately, the writer is a little pretentious and the reader is annoying. I'm not quite sure what it is that is annoying except that there is a little too much inflection or drama in his voice. The text varies between statistic laden lecture to cutesy anecdote.
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