PULL UP A CHAIR by Curt Smith (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, ...
PULL UP A CHAIR by Curt Smith (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below). â€œOver 234 riveting and exquisitely reported pages in a book that clearly was a labor of love for the author, but hardly a fawning piece of fluff.â€ (Washington Post) Since 1950, the instantly recognizable voice of Vin Scully has invited listeners to â€œpull up a chairâ€ for his play-by-play sports reporting. Recruited and mentored by the legendary Red Barber, Scully has narrated twenty-five World Series and twelve All-Star Games, has made every sportscasting Hall of Fame, and was named the Sportscaster of the 20th Century. Self-contained, this audiobook app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. Based on a library-quality recording, this app was built especially for your iPhone and iPod Touch. No unreadable text, no endless scrolling on a tiny screen. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves. NOTICE: This app includes the exact same 5-star recording offered elsewhere at much higher prices. It was professionally recorded by Blackstone Audioâ€™s EarphonesÂ®-winning narrator Don Leslie. You are not buying yet another amateur or volunteer narration. No clicks, background noises, throat clearing, mispronunciations, tinny voices or monotones will be found here. â€œThis is a wonderful readâ€¦You wonâ€™t be disappointed.â€ (The Lowell) â€¢EXPERIENCE. About 11.5 hours of narration. Created as a Folium enhancedAudioâ„¢ edition, this book includes extra functions and features not found on lesser players. â€¢PLAYER CONTROLS. Includes listen (play), pause, multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, one-touch chapter- and bookmark browser. There is also a â€œscrubâ€ bar that finds any point inside the chapter with just a tap. â€¢SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the book will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing. â€¢CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and smarter than average. â€¢CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the book youâ€™ve come. â€¢OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airplane-ready! Once downloaded, listen uninterrupted without threat from a lost network connection. Downloads are usually just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed. â€¢AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the book again. â€¢TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends or Twitter feed. â€¢FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for books, functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas. RATING: Suitable for adults/young adults who like baseball or enjoy sports biographies. ___________________ Since 1950, the instantly recognizable voice of Vin Scully has invited listeners to â€œpull up a chairâ€ for his peerless play-by-play sports reporting. Recruited and mentored by the legendary Red Barber, Scully has narrated NBC Televisionâ€™s Game of the Week, twelve All-Star Games, eighteen no-hitters, and twenty-five World Series, describing players from Duke Snider to Orel Hershiser to Manny Ramirez, with hundreds in between. Scully has made every sportscasting Hall of Fame, received a Lifetime Emmy Achievement award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and been named the Sportscaster of the 20th Century by the American Sportscasters Association.
Size: 280.05 MB
Price: $ 9.80
Developed by Blackstone Audio, Inc
Day of release: 0000-00-0