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Publisher's Summary

Wildly successful when it was first published in 1955, Patrick Dennis' Auntie Mame sold over two million copies and stayed put on the New York Times bestseller list for 112 weeks. It was made into a play, a Broadway as well as a Hollywood musical, and a fabulous movie starring Rosalind Russell. Since then, Mame has taken her rightful place in the pantheon of Great and Important People as the world's most beloved, madcap, devastatingly sophisticated, and glamorous aunt. She is impossible to resist, and this hilarious story of an orphaned ten-year-old boy sent to live with his aunt is as delicious a listen in the twenty-first century as it was in the 1950s.
©1955 Patrick Dennis, renewed in 1983 by the Tanner family. (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. Introduction © 2001 by Paul Rudnick. Afterword © 2001 by Michael Tanner. Auntie Mame was originally published by the Vanguard Press in 1955.
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By India Wallace on 07-13-16

Still one of my favorites!

I've always loved this book; it was tradition in our family to read it and "The Joyous Season" aloud at Christmas. Not only was it great to hear the story again, Christopher Lane's narration brought an extra element of character and narration that made the whole thing better.

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By Amazon Customer on 06-06-16

A classic

Loved the play, so I decided to get the book. It doesn't disappoint. It is irreverent, witty, clever, heart warming and charming.
I recommend Aunty Mame for everyone.

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