Rediscover the World's Greatest Stories

Frank Lavallo hosts two readers and the three of them summarize the world’s greatest works of classic literature, giving their reactions along the way. If SparkNotes had an audio best friend, it would be us!

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"The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway

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Host: Frank Lavallo

Readers: Scott and Ildi Rich

Endnotes: Ted Schwartz

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Year of Publication: 1952

Plot: An older Cuban fisherman, Santiago, has an epic struggle with a giant marlin fish in the Gulf Stream.

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