Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine audiobook

Treasure Island!!!

By Sara Levine
Read by Emily Durante

Dreamscape
4.78 Hours Unabridged
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When a college graduate with a history of hapless jobs readsRobert Louis Stevenson’s novel TreasureIsland, she is dumbstruck by the timid design of her life. When had sheever dreamed a scheme? When had she ever, like Jim Hawkins, broke from herfriends, raced for the beach, stolen a boat, killed a man, and eliminated anobstacle that stood in the way of her getting a hunk of gold? Convinced that Stevenson’s book is cosmically intended forher, she redesigns her life according to its Core Values: boldness, resolution,independence, and horn-blowing. Accompanied by her mother, her sister, and ahostile Amazon parrot that refuses to follow the script, our heroine embarks ona domestic adventure more frightening than anything she’d originally planned.

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Summary

Summary

A 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Best Book for Fiction

A Kirkus Reviews “New and Notable Title”, December 2011

When a college graduate with a history of hapless jobs readsRobert Louis Stevenson’s novel TreasureIsland, she is dumbstruck by the timid design of her life. When had sheever dreamed a scheme? When had she ever, like Jim Hawkins, broke from herfriends, raced for the beach, stolen a boat, killed a man, and eliminated anobstacle that stood in the way of her getting a hunk of gold?

Convinced that Stevenson’s book is cosmically intended forher, she redesigns her life according to its Core Values: boldness, resolution,independence, and horn-blowing. Accompanied by her mother, her sister, and ahostile Amazon parrot that refuses to follow the script, our heroine embarks ona domestic adventure more frightening than anything she’d originally planned.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Levine is a wonderful storyteller with a vibrant voice. Treasure Island!!! is a rollicking tale, shameless, funny, and intelligent.” New York Times Book Review
“Levine sports an original, brutally witty voice.” Washington Post
“Levine’s subtle insight about the egocentric nature of our society is knife-sharp.” Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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Author

Author Bio: Sara Levine

Author Bio: Sara Levine

Sara Levine teaches at the Art Institute of Chicago. Her stories have appeared in the Iowa Review, Nerve, Conjunctions, Necessary Fiction, Sonora Review, and other magazines. She won a 2008 Bridport Prize for Fiction, a Special Mention in The Pushcart Anthology, and three citations in The Best American Essays. Her writing has been anthologized in Best of Fence: The First Nine Years and The Touchstone Anthology of Creative Nonfiction: 1970 to the Present.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.78
Audience: Adult
Language: English