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Michael Dirda

Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Dirda shares his love for all literature-novels, comic books, poetry, even erotica-in this humorous memoir of his childhood. Growing up in a bluecollar, Midwestern household of the 50s and 60s, Dirda appalled his father with his insatiable thirst for reading. His humorous remembrances of the works he loved will spark the interest of anyone who savors a good story.

Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Dirda shares his love for all literature-novels, comic books, poetry, even erotica-in this humorous memoir of his childhood. Growing up in a bluecollar, Midwestern household of the 50s and 60s, Dirda appalled his father with his insatiable thirst for reading. His humorous remembrances of the works he loved will spark the interest of anyone who savors a good story.
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Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Dirda shares his love for all literature-novels, comic books, poetry, even erotica-in this humorous memoir of his childhood. Growing up in a bluecollar, Midwestern household of the 50s and 60s, Dirda appalled his father with his insatiable thirst for reading. His humorous remembrances of the works he loved will spark the interest of anyone who savors a good story.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jonathan Hogan

Length:

11h 10m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

06:03


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

01:03:30


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

51:06


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

46:57


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

34:47


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

43:13


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

47:43


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

16:20


Part 3, Chapter 8
Part 3, Chapter 8

45:13


Part 3, Chapter 9
Part 3, Chapter 9

21:47


Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 10

35:42


Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 11

40:13


Part 3, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 12

16:27


Part 3, Chapter 13
Part 3, Chapter 13

26:30


Part 4, Chapter 14
Part 4, Chapter 14

23:58


Part 4, Chapter 15
Part 4, Chapter 15

13:45


Part 4, Chapter 16
Part 4, Chapter 16

15:13


Part 4, Chapter 17
Part 4, Chapter 17

20:21


Part 4, Chapter 18
Part 4, Chapter 18

15:42


Part 4, Chapter 19
Part 4, Chapter 19

23:04


Part 4, Chapter 20
Part 4, Chapter 20

22:38


Part 4, Chapter 21
Part 4, Chapter 21

30:38


Part 4, Chapter 22
Part 4, Chapter 22

07:58


Part 4, Chapter 23
Part 4, Chapter 23

01:30