Benediction

  • by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by Mike Vendetti
  • 0 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The tale begins and ends at a telegraph office in Baltimore. A thought-provoking and interesting short story, "Benediction" was published in 1920 as part of the anthology Flappers and Philosophers when F. Scott Fitzgerald was 24 years old.
Lois, a beautiful 19-year-old young woman travels to Baltimore to meet Harold, her love interest, as they consider a breakup. We never meet Harold; instead, the short story becomes more about Catholicism and the priesthood, as Lois first spends an afternoon with Keith, her 36-year-old brother, a seminarian in a Jesuit monastery. Lois and Keith have not seen one another for 16 years, so it is an extremely interesting reunion.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-20-2012
  • Publisher: Listen2aBook.com