• A .45 to Pay the Rent

  • By: Charles Bukowski
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 10-31-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.3 (4 ratings)

Regular price: $2.99

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Publisher's Summary

A Short Story from Tales of Ordinary Madness
"Aren't there any happy people?"
"There are many people who pretend that they are happy."
"Why?"
"Because they are ashamed and frightened and don't have the guts to admit it."
Bukowski's vignette, based on conversations between a drug dealer and his young daughter, follows unquestionable childhood logic about family, love, and making ends meet on the other side of the law.
OBIE winner Will Patton (Remember the Titans, The Good Wife, Armageddon) recreates Bukowski in his visceral prime, along with every eye-popping character in his life, each adversary, lover, and stranger in a lost city.
©1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1983 Charles Bukowski (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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2 out of 5 stars
By Roman on 11-09-17

Underwhelming

The story isn't worth the three bucks it sells for though the performance is one of the finest.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 06-19-18

short

can't believe I paid for a 15 minute chapter from another book I'd have to pay again to listen too

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