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 Red Pony” by John Steinbeck

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S6 Ep 6

Host: Frank Lavallo

Readers: Elizabeth Flood and Phil Setnik

Author: John Steinbeck

Year of Publication: 1933

Plot: Raised on a ranch in northern California, Jody is well-schooled in the hard work and the demands of a rancher's life. This four part novella centers around the special connection he will forge with his hot-tempered pony and discovering the life lessons he must learn about the ways of nature and, particularly, the ways of man.

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