Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 2

  • by Calliope Author Readings, John Updike
  • Narrated by John Updike
  • 0 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The young John Updike’s portrayal of a haughty seminary student working as a lifeguard is witty and poetic, as the naïve hero surveys the beachgoers in his care, and contemplates a future of saving souls as well as bodies.

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What the Critics Say

"John Updike’s voice is perfect for his description of a divinity student who sits in lifeguard’s chair each summer and philosophizes." (Library Journal)
"You get the wispy, elitist, ironic elegance of John Updike’s young lifeguard." (Joan Wickersham, Boston Globe)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-14-2014
  • Publisher: Calliope Author Readings