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Benjamin Button

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Michael Scott

1 Hours 7 Minutes

Thought Audio

October 2005

Audio Book Summary

While most of us worry about the steady onslaught of old age, Benjamin Button had a much more odious dilemma. Benjamin was born, in all appearance, as an old man. Follow the pleasurable tale of his life as he grapples with the problem of constantly getting younger.

Note: While the movie by the same name, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchette, featured spectacular visual effects, it was only loosely based on the short story and actually only seems to maintain the concept of a man aging in reverse direction. Don't be surprised to find an entirely different story in the original work by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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  • Anonymous

    Good book and great narration

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  • Kelly W

    The narrator was a good fit for the story. The way he read made the story come more alive.

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  • Anonymous

    Loved it! Didn't like the film at all. This, the original story, provokes much thought as well as providing a hint of the social history of the time it was written in. I highly recommend this.

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  • Christine E

    It was nice little story

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  • Bryann Lee

    The narrator was good. He wasn't droning on, although it did definitely sound better sped up. The story was amazing.

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  • Jo Nugent

    Great idea for a story, however bizarre

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  • Anonymous

    I enjoyed listening to this. It keeps one interested. Only regret is that it was so short

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  • Anonymous

    The story was overall good, just a bit different than I expected

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  • Monica S.

    This book was clumsily written with lots of plot holes. Characters were 2 dimensional and unbelievable. Watch the movie instead it!

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  • Donald M.

    Did not care for this story. I do like the author but not this story.

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