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by | Read by John Lithgow

Fiction • 1.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Award-winning actor John Lithgow employs his recognizable and expressive voice to create a lush and evocative world in this Audible Original short story. Lithgow vigorously interprets the vivid character of Percival Skinner, age 65, an esteemed art appraiser planning for retirement who finds himself in unexpected dire financial straits. As Percival navigates New York’s art world and landmark locations, Lithgow shines, creating a vivid audible landscape. Percival is aided in his quest by his young nephew, Lucas, with whom he creates an entertaining and enlightening new relationship. Lithgow infuses his delivery with a telling tone and highbrow inflection, perfectly fitting the acute observations of the wealthy class. Lithgow's affectation of the reserved tension in the voice of Percival is both comical and poignant. R.O. 2022 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2021]

Digital Download • Audible, Inc. • 2021

DD ISBN $14.95

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