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Spooner

Pete Dexter

National Book Award-winning author Pete Dexter excels at writing eccentric characters and comical, yet touching, prose. In Spooner, Dexter weaves the tale of Warren Spooner, a troubled boy whose father dies shortly after he’s born. When his mother marries Calmer Ottosson, a decorated Navy officer fallen from grace, Warren is saved by Calmer’s inexhaustible patience. As Warren grows up, the two men forge a bond that will carry them both through the hard times ahead.

National Book Award-winning author Pete Dexter excels at writing eccentric characters and comical, yet touching, prose. In Spooner, Dexter weaves the tale of Warren Spooner, a troubled boy whose father dies shortly after he’s born. When his mother marries Calmer Ottosson, a decorated Navy officer fallen from grace, Warren is saved by Calmer’s inexhaustible patience. As Warren grows up, the two men forge a bond that will carry them both through the hard times ahead.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

National Book Award-winning author Pete Dexter excels at writing eccentric characters and comical, yet touching, prose. In Spooner, Dexter weaves the tale of Warren Spooner, a troubled boy whose father dies shortly after he’s born. When his mother marries Calmer Ottosson, a decorated Navy officer fallen from grace, Warren is saved by Calmer’s inexhaustible patience. As Warren grows up, the two men forge a bond that will carry them both through the hard times ahead.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tom Stechschulte

Length:

14h 50m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:21


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

03:52


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

05:58


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

05:03


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

08:54


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

07:51


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

02:11


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

06:41


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

33:04


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

03:16


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

05:15


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

11:40


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

16:17


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

10:16


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

27:20


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

16:25


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

18:11


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

27:27


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

23:48


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

09:38


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

29:43


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

00:21


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

05:26


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

06:57


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

19:52


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

21:24


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

06:33


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

05:23


Part 3, Chapter 28
Part 3, Chapter 28

07:20


Part 3, Chapter 29
Part 3, Chapter 29

16:34


Part 3, Chapter 30
Part 3, Chapter 30

12:07


Part 4, Chapter 31
Part 4, Chapter 31

16:29


Part 4, Chapter 32
Part 4, Chapter 32

17:59


Part 4, Chapter 33
Part 4, Chapter 33

07:24


Part 4, Chapter 34
Part 4, Chapter 34

13:17


Part 4, Chapter 35
Part 4, Chapter 35

14:35


Part 4, Chapter 36
Part 4, Chapter 36

02:35


Part 4, Chapter 37
Part 4, Chapter 37

07:38


Part 4, Chapter 38
Part 4, Chapter 38

06:36


Part 4, Chapter 39
Part 4, Chapter 39

08:39


Part 4, Chapter 40
Part 4, Chapter 40

14:59


Part 4, Chapter 41
Part 4, Chapter 41

12:32


Part 4, Chapter 42
Part 4, Chapter 42

09:57


Part 4, Chapter 43
Part 4, Chapter 43

11:38


Part 4, Chapter 44
Part 4, Chapter 44

14:04


Part 4, Chapter 45
Part 4, Chapter 45

03:23


Part 4, Chapter 46
Part 4, Chapter 46

20:10


Part 4, Chapter 47
Part 4, Chapter 47

09:15


Part 4, Chapter 48
Part 4, Chapter 48

03:43


Part 4, Chapter 49
Part 4, Chapter 49

00:43


Part 4, Chapter 50
Part 4, Chapter 50

06:27


Part 4, Chapter 51
Part 4, Chapter 51

06:47


Part 4, Chapter 52
Part 4, Chapter 52

03:31


Part 4, Chapter 53
Part 4, Chapter 53

07:25


Part 5, Chapter 54
Part 5, Chapter 54

13:29


Part 5, Chapter 55
Part 5, Chapter 55

05:03


Part 5, Chapter 56
Part 5, Chapter 56

07:47


Part 5, Chapter 57
Part 5, Chapter 57

05:31


Part 5, Chapter 58
Part 5, Chapter 58

09:17


Part 5, Chapter 59
Part 5, Chapter 59

08:02


Part 6, Chapter 60
Part 6, Chapter 60

07:36


Part 6, Chapter 61
Part 6, Chapter 61

08:18


Part 6, Chapter 62
Part 6, Chapter 62

14:47


Part 6, Chapter 63
Part 6, Chapter 63

08:36


Part 6, Chapter 64
Part 6, Chapter 64

13:49


Part 6, Chapter 65
Part 6, Chapter 65

06:14


Part 6, Chapter 66
Part 6, Chapter 66

01:31


Part 6, Chapter 67
Part 6, Chapter 67

02:44


Part 7, Chapter 68
Part 7, Chapter 68

10:51


Part 7, Chapter 69
Part 7, Chapter 69

05:30


Part 7, Chapter 70
Part 7, Chapter 70

04:39


Part 7, Chapter 71
Part 7, Chapter 71

10:32


Part 7, Chapter 72
Part 7, Chapter 72

08:55


Part 7, Chapter 73
Part 7, Chapter 73

16:32


Part 7, Chapter 74
Part 7, Chapter 74

07:19


Part 7, Chapter 75
Part 7, Chapter 75

04:33


Part 8, Chapter 76
Part 8, Chapter 76

11:23


Part 8, Chapter 77
Part 8, Chapter 77

09:48


Part 8, Chapter 78
Part 8, Chapter 78

04:53


Part 8, Chapter 79
Part 8, Chapter 79

09:22


Part 8, Chapter 80
Part 8, Chapter 80

14:44


Part 8, Chapter 81
Part 8, Chapter 81

03:46


Part 8, Chapter 82
Part 8, Chapter 82

02:10


Part 8, Chapter 83
Part 8, Chapter 83

08:40


Part 8, Chapter 84
Part 8, Chapter 84

07:30


Part 8, Chapter 85
Part 8, Chapter 85

04:28


Part 8, Chapter 86
Part 8, Chapter 86

01:31


Part 8, Chapter 87
Part 8, Chapter 87

04:21


Part 8, Chapter 88
Part 8, Chapter 88

03:21


Part 8, Chapter 89
Part 8, Chapter 89

05:56


Part 8, Chapter 90
Part 8, Chapter 90

03:24


Part 8, Chapter 91
Part 8, Chapter 91

01:12


Part 8, Chapter 92
Part 8, Chapter 92

02:06


Part 8, Chapter 93
Part 8, Chapter 93

12:52


Part 8, Chapter 94
Part 8, Chapter 94

02:21