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Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition Audiobook Summary

In the underground tunnels below Grand Central Terminal, Lee Stringer—homeless and drug-addicted for eleven years—found a pencil to run through his crack pipe. One day he used it to write. Soon writing became a habit that won out over drugs, and before long Stringer had created one of the most powerful urban memoirs of our time.

With humane wisdom and a biting wit, Stringer chronicles the unraveling of his seemingly secure existence as a marketing executive and his odyssey of survival on the streets of New York. Whether he is portraying “God’s corner,” as he calls 42nd Street, or his friend Suzi, a hooker and “past-due tourist” whose infant he sometimes babysits, whether he recounts taking shelter underneath Grand Central by night and collecting cans by day or making a living hawking Street News on the subway, Lee Stringer conveys the vitality and complexity of a down-and-out life.

Rich with small acts of kindness, humor, and even heroism amid violence and desperation, Grand Central Winter offers a touching portrait of our shared humanity.

Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition Audiobook Narrator

Kevin Kenerly is the narrator of Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition audiobook that was written by Lee Stringer

Kevin Kenerly, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, earned a BA at Olivet College. A longtime member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, he has acted in more than twenty seasons, playing dozens of roles.

About the Author(s) of Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition

Lee Stringer is the author of Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition

Lee Stringer’s journey from childhood homelessness in the 1960s to adult homelessness in the ’80s to his present career as a writer and lecturer, as told in Sleepaway School and Grand Central Winter, is one of the great odysseys of contemporary American life and letters. Stringer, the only board member of Project Renewal who is also a former patient of the facility, has demonstrated that writers are made, not born. He is the two-time recipient of the Washington Irving Award and, in 2005, a Lannan Foundation Residency. He is a former editor and columnist of Street News. His essays and articles have appeared in a variety of other publications, including the Nation, New York Times, and Newsday. He lives in Mamaroneck, New York, where he also serves on the board of the Mamaroneck Public Libraries.

Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition Full Details

NarratorKevin Kenerly
Length7 hours
AuthorLee Stringer
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateFebruary 01, 2014
ISBN9781482956368

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According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition Audiobook, Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition includes the following subjects: new york, new york city, nyc, memoir, drug addict, grand central station, homeless, cinderella story, vagrant, writer The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1482956365. The ISBN-13 is 9781482956368.

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This book is only available in the United States.

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