The Big Garage on Clearshot

  • by Tom Bodett
  • Narrated by Tom Bodett
  • 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The colorful cast of characters in End of the Road, Alaska, congregate around the coffeepot at the Big Garage to share wit and wisdom.

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What the Critics Say

Bodett, Alaskan humorist (The End of the Road), returns to the old garage in the small Alaskan town of End of the Road, a local landmark where the colorful characters in this miscellany gather to tell and retell their stories....The stories, like the characters, are plain and simple, evocative of life in a frontier state. Readers will place Bodett, a radio personality, in the company of such commentators on Americana as Garrison Keillor. (Publishers Weekly)
"Meeting his characters is like meeting people in a small town with real-life pleasures and problems. Junkyard owner Argus Winslow took 25 years to ask Ruby McClay for a date, and never understood the 'indelicacy' of bringing rabbit stew to an annual Easter egg hunt. Emmit Frank, city manager, succumbs to the beauty and natural pleasures (fishing) of Alaska...." (School Library Journal)

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Always good even the third time

I have all of these on cassette but when I saw them here I bought them again and listen on frequent flights. I hope Tom writes more stories someday. I would like them unabridged better.
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- William E Wakley

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-06-2009
  • Publisher: Random House Audio