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A Walk on the Wild Side Audiobook Summary

With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk on the Wild Side found a place in the imaginations of all the generations that have followed. “I found my way to the streets on the other side of the Southern Pacific station, where the big jukes were singing something called ‘Walking the Wild Side of Life,’” wrote Algren. “I’ve stayed pretty much on that side of the curb ever since.”

Perhaps the author’s own words describe this classic work best: “The book asks why lost people sometimes develop into greater human beings than those who have never been lost in their whole lives. Why men who have suffered at the hands of other men are the natural believers in humanity, while those whose part has been simply to acquire, to take all and give nothing, are the most contemptuous of mankind.”

A Walk on the Wild Side Audiobook Narrator

Keith Szarabajka is the narrator of A Walk on the Wild Side audiobook that was written by Nelson Algren

Keith Szarabajka has appeared in many films, including The Dark Knight, Missing, and A Perfect World, and on such television shows as The Equalizer, Angel, Cold Case, Golden Years, and Profit. Szarabajka has also appeared in several episodes of Selected Shorts for National Public Radio. He won the 2001 Audie Award for Unabridged Fiction for his reading of Tom Robbins’s Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates and has won several Earphones Awards.

About the Author(s) of A Walk on the Wild Side

Nelson Algren is the author of A Walk on the Wild Side

Nelson Algren (1909–1981), now considered one of America’s finest novelists, was born in Detroit and lived most of his life in Chicago. His jobs included migrant worker, journalist, and medical worker. He is the author of five novels, including The Man with the Golden Arm, which was the winner of the first National Book Award.

A Walk on the Wild Side Full Details

NarratorKeith Szarabajka
Length10 hours and 42 minutes
AuthorNelson Algren
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateJune 24, 2009
ISBN9781481585422

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of A Walk on the Wild Side Audiobook, A Walk on the Wild Side includes the following subjects: 1930s, new orleans, louisiana, classic, literature, literary, french quarter, suffering, wild side, humanity, lost The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1481585428. The ISBN-13 is 9781481585422.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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