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LAKE OF THE OZARKS My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Bill Geist, Allan Robertson

Biography & Memoir • 4.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

This laugh-out-loud audiobook is Bill Geist's recollection of his 1960s summers at his Uncle Ed's hotel, Arrowhead Lodge, in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Geist introduces his memoir with his Midwestern twang; then narrator Allan Robertson transforms Geist's words into one of the funniest performances ever. He effectively delivers the pregnant pauses in the description of cesspool cleaning in mud boots and will evoke helpless laughter from listeners with his descriptions of the waitstaff--and Geist himself--cooking evening meals for lodge customers when the hungover chef was indisposed. Robertson's timing and rhythm are superb. The production is so rich in detail and hidden gems that listeners may want to hear this again and again. It's a showstopper. E.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine
[Published: JUNE 2019]

Formats

Trade Ed. • Hachette Audio • 2019

DD ISBN 978-1-5491-9525-9 $24.98

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