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Publisher's Summary

Benjamin Button was literally born an old man. He lived a backwards life, for his body grew younger as the years passed him by. Come and listen to the original, unabridged story by F. Scott Fitzgerald which inspired the movie.
Public Domain (P)2007 B.J. Harrison
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5 out of 5 stars
By Jim "The Impatient" on 07-08-16

LOL Funny

I must OBJURGATE with anyone who does not find this hilarious. As is typical of the time of the writing we never hear from the woman who had the baby or old man. The attempts of the father to raise his old man son like a kid is just funny. B.J. does a great job with great timing in his reading. Get this one just for the fun of it.

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2 out of 5 stars
By K, on 10-12-16

good story, bad performance

classic story, but the fake British accent of the reader is insufferable. couldn't make it through.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kaggy on 11-02-17

A simple idea perfectly realised

The idea of a man living his life backwards is an intriguing premise and before I listened to this I struggled to comprehend how an author could set out a man's life in such exquisite and poignant detail, in such a short story. I suppose I hadn't reckoned on the wondrous talents of F. Scott Fitzgerald!

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By David on 08-24-16

Utterly enchanting!

I had never gotten around to reading the story. it's amazing, well-crafted and engaging. absolutely worth a listen!

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By Melissa on 01-05-17

Nothing like the movie

I thought Brad and Cate would end up together just like in the movie!! I didn't think you could run through an entire life story in around an hour but what a wordsmith Fitzgerald is. Maybe I'll let him have a crack at my biography next.

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