最初の1冊は無料。今すぐ聴こう。

30日間の無料体験後は月会費1,500円。いつでも退会できます。

OR
カートに追加済み

批評家のレビュー

"Crutcher’s gripping tale of small-town prejudice delivers a frank, powerful message about social issues and ills.” ( Publishers Weekly)

あらすじ・解説

There’s bad news and good news about the Cutter High School swim team. The bad news is that they don’t have a pool. The good news is that only one of them can swim anyway. A group of misfits brought together by T. J. Jones (the J is redundant), the Cutter All Night Mermen struggle to find their places in a school that has no place for them. T.J. is convinced that a varsity letter jacket - exclusive, revered, the symbol (as far as T.J. is concerned) of all that is screwed up at Cutter High - will also be an effective tool. He’s right. He’s also wrong. Still, it’s always the quest that counts. And the bus on which the Mermen travel to swim meets soon becomes the space where they gradually allow themselves to talk, to fit, to grow. Together they’ll fight for dignity in a world where tragedy and comedy dance side by side, where a moment’s inattention can bring lifelong heartache, and where true acceptance is the only prescription for what ails us.

©2002 Chris Crutcher (P)2002 Listening Library

Whale Talkに寄せられたリスナーの声

カスタマーレビュー:以下のタブを選択することで、他のサイトのレビューをご覧になれます。

レビューはまだありません。
並べ替え:
絞り込み:
  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • J. C. WOODS
  • 2020/05/07

Powerful story!

Wow, this was very powerful and thought provoking and enjoyable! Quite a bit of language and very adult themes, so it’s interesting it was recommended for my high schooler, but lots of good stuff to talk about. I feel like I just finished an advanced level psychology course that I’m going to miss - and be a more compassionate and informed human for having done so.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Alijah
  • 2019/05/02

Something to Learn

It was a very good story. We can all learn something from it. Sad but, still fulfilling.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Teddy Z
  • 2013/01/21

Awesome!

What made the experience of listening to Whale Talk the most enjoyable?

Great story, and the narrator nailed all the parts.

What other book might you compare Whale Talk to and why?

Similar to most all crutcher books.

Which character – as performed by Brian Corrigan – was your favorite?

TJ

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It has times you laugh, feel frustrated, angry, feel like crying. It's a full circle of emotions