The Old Man and the Sea

  • by Ernest Hemingway
  • Narrated by Donald Sutherland
  • 2 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal, a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss.Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed Hemingway's power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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great reading of greater work

loved the reading. it put me right there in the skiff with the old man. get this you will not regret it
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- Kindle Customer

A truly beautiful story

Perfectly matched to the rich voice of Donald Sutherland, this is a wonderfully detailed and incredibly moving narration of the old man and the sea. Hemingway's descriptive style is memorising.
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- Andrew

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2006
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio