Being a Boy


Read by Mark Penfold

(4.8 stars; 4 reviews)

Warner's thoughtful and often humorous memoir of his life as a young farm-boy in Charlemont, Massachusetts. (Introduction by Mark Penfold)

(3 hr 5 min)

Chapters

01 - Being a Boy 7:32 Read by Mark Penfold
02 - The Boy as a Farmer 7:14 Read by Mark Penfold
03 - The Delights of Farming 7:31 Read by Mark Penfold
04 - No Farming Without a Boy 7:59 Read by Mark Penfold
05 - The Boy's Sunday 7:55 Read by Mark Penfold
06 - The Grindstone of Life 8:34 Read by Mark Penfold
07 - Fiction and Sentiment 8:43 Read by Mark Penfold
08 - The Coming of Thanksgiving 8:31 Read by Mark Penfold
09 - The Season of Pumpkin-Pie 7:31 Read by Mark Penfold
10 - First Experience of The World 8:12 Read by Mark Penfold
11 - Home Inventions 10:00 Read by Mark Penfold
12 - The Lonely Farmhouse 8:30 Read by Mark Penfold
13 - John's First Party 11:06 Read by Mark Penfold
14 - The Sugar Camp 10:13 Read by Mark Penfold
15 - The Heart of New England 11:25 Read by Mark Penfold
16 - John's Revival 16:21 Read by Mark Penfold
17 - War 13:50 Read by Mark Penfold
18 - Country Scenes 15:53 Read by Mark Penfold
19 - A Contrast to The New England Boy 8:26 Read by Mark Penfold

Reviews

so precious


(5 stars)

wonderful voice in which the author speaks. 1st/3rd person simultaneously. and the reader is a new favorite. I can actually HEAR him smile as he reads the humorous parts.


(5 stars)

great book! made me imagine many lovely and interesting scenes. also made me want to relive my farm home childhood.