The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye by Jonathan Lethem audiobook

The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye

By Jonathan Lethem
Read by Graham Winton and Kevin R. Free

Recorded Books, Inc. 9780151001804
7.33 Hours 1
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A dead man is brought back to life so he can support his family in "The Happy Man"; occasionally he slips into a zombielike state while his soul is tortured in Hell. In "Vanilla Dunk," future basketball players are given the skills of old-time stars like Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. And in "Forever, Said the Duck," stored computer personalities scheme to break free of their owners. In these and other stories in this striking collection, Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn, draws the reader ever more deeply into his strange, unforgettable world-a trip from which there may be no easy return.

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Summary

Summary

A dead man is brought back to life so he can support his family in "The Happy Man"; occasionally he slips into a zombielike state while his soul is tortured in Hell. In "Vanilla Dunk," future basketball players are given the skills of old-time stars like Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. And in "Forever, Said the Duck," stored computer personalities scheme to break free of their owners. In these and other stories in this striking collection, Jonathan Lethem, author of The Fortress of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn, draws the reader ever more deeply into his strange, unforgettable world-a trip from which there may be no easy return.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Lethem has created tales of such resonance that they graft themselves onto the subconscious.” Publishers Weekly
“Lethem’s genius can and should be enjoyed by mainstream fiction readers as well as sf fans.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Jonathan Lethem

Author Bio: Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem is the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels, including The Fortress of Solitude and the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Motherless Brooklyn. Lethem’s stories and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper’s, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and the New York Times, among others. He lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 7.33
Audience: Adult
Language: English