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Between Sisters, Kristin Hannah

Between Sisters

by Kristin Hannah

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Meghann Dontess is a woman haunted by heartbreak. Twenty-seven years ago she was forced to make a terrible choice, one that cost her everythi...

Unabridged: 11 hr 38 min
Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 09/14/2004
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The Testament of Mary, Colm Toibin

The Testament of Mary

by Colm Toibin

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Meryl Streep’s performance of Colm Tóibín's acclaimed portrait of Mary is hailed by the New York Times Book Review as “...

Unabridged: 3 hr 7 min
Narrator: Meryl Streep
Published: 09/10/2013
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Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon

by Toni Morrison

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Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his li...

Abridged: 2 hr 57 min
Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 05/26/2009
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The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

by F Scott Fitzgerald

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The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's portrait of the Jazz Age in all its decadence and excess, is, as editor Maxwell Perkins praised it in...

Unabridged: 9 hr 11 min
Narrator: Tim Robbins
Published: 12/14/2004
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The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver

The Bean Trees

by Barbara Kingsolver

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Barbara Kingsolver's 1988 debut novel is a classic workof American fiction. Now a standard in college literature classes across thenation, a...

Unabridged: 9 hr 20 min
Narrator: C. J. Critt
Published: 05/19/2009
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All The Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy

All The Pretty Horses

by Cormac McCarthy

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All the Pretty Horses - the first volume of the Borders Trilogy - tells of young John Grady Cole, the last of a long line of Texas ranchers. ...

Unabridged: 10 hr
Narrator: Frank Muller
Published: 11/02/2004
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A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

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"Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebeneezer Scrooge feels about Christmas--until the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future decide to...

Unabridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Jim Dale
Published: 10/01/2003
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The Deal of a Lifetime, Fredrik Backman

The Deal of a Lifetime

by Fredrik Backman

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown delivers an insightful and poignant tale about finding out what is ...

Unabridged: 48 min
Narrator: Santino Fontana
Published: 10/31/2017
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Mother Tongue, Demetria Martinez

Mother Tongue

by Demetria Martinez

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In 1988, poet, journalist and activist Demetria Martinez was indicted on charges of conspiracy for helping Salvadorans escape their country. ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 42 min
Narrator: Alyssa Bresnahan
Published: 02/01/1997
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Jazz, Toni Morrison

Jazz

by Toni Morrison

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In the winter of 1926, when everybody everywhere sees nothing but good things ahead, Joe Trace, middle-aged door-to-door salesman of Cleopatr...

Abridged: 3 hr
Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 03/10/2015
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Fox 8 A Story, George Saunders

Fox 8

by George Saunders

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo, a darkly comic short story about the unintended consequences unleashed...

Unabridged: 37 min
Narrator: George Saunders
Published: 04/09/2013
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Alice in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll

Alice in Wonderland and Through T...

by Lewis Carroll

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Many a day we rowed together on that quiet stream…and many a fairy tale had been extemporized…yet none of these tales got written...

Unabridged: 6 hr 18 min
Narrator: Robin Field
Published: 07/01/2010
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The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury

by William Faulkner

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The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebell...

Unabridged: 8 hr 54 min
Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 07/12/2005
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Brokeback Mountain, Annie Proulx

Brokeback Mountain

by Annie Proulx

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WINNER OF THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN LION AWARD Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in co...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Narrator: Campbell Scott
Published: 11/15/2005
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denis...

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn’s startling book led, almost 30 years later, to Glasnost, Perestroika, and the “Fall of the Wall.&rdquo...

Unabridged: 4 hr 29 min
Narrator: Frank Muller
Published: 01/01/1982
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The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye

by Toni Morrison

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The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.It is the story ...

Abridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 04/25/2000
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And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer, Fredrik Backman

And Every Morning the Way Home Ge...

by Fredrik Backman

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The New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry, and Britt-Marie Was Here of...

Unabridged: 1 hr 9 min
Narrator: David Morse
Published: 11/01/2016
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God On A Harley A Spiritual Fable, Joan Brady

God On A Harley

by Joan Brady

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An unabridged recording of a one-of-a-kind modern fable!Need a lift?The man was gorgeous, sitting astride his Harley Davidson, mysteriously p...

Unabridged: 3 hr 2 min
Narrator: Joan Brady
Published: 09/01/1995
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The Red Pony, John Steinbeck

The Red Pony

by John Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck's masterpiece celebrates the spirit and courage of adolescence. Steinbeck draws on his memories of childhood in these stories ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min
Penguin Audio Classics
Narrator: Frank Muller
Published: 06/15/2011
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Pigs in Heaven, Barbara Kingsolver

Pigs in Heaven

by Barbara Kingsolver

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When six-year-old Turtle Greer witnesses a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, her insistence on what she has seen and her mother’s beli...

Abridged: 2 hr 50 min
Narrator: Barbara Kingsolver...
Published: 11/08/2005
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Sweetgrass, Mary Alice Monroe

Sweetgrass

by Mary Alice Monroe

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Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass—...

Unabridged: 11 hr 16 min
Narrator: Sandra Burr
Published: 05/01/2010
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The Reader, Bernhard Schlink

The Reader

by Bernhard Schlink

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Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 16 min
Narrator: Carol Janeway
Published: 11/11/2008
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We the Animals, Justin Torres

We the Animals

by Justin Torres

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An exquisite, blistering debut novel Three brothers tear their way through childhoodsmashing tomatoes all over each other, building kites fr...

Unabridged: 3 hr 5 min
Narrator: Frankie J. Alvarez...
Published: 09/01/2011
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Gonzo Girl, Cheryl Della Pietra

Gonzo Girl

by Cheryl Della Pietra

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Inspired by the author’s experiences working with Hunter S. Thompson, an exhilarating, full-speed-ahead roman à clef about an ambi...

Unabridged: 7 hr 10 min
Narrator: Karen Peakes
Published: 07/28/2015
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Child of God, Cormac McCarthy

Child of God

by Cormac McCarthy

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In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 41 min
Narrator: Tom Stechschulte
Published: 01/16/2013
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The Plague of Doves, Louise Erdrich

The Plague of Doves

by Louise Erdrich

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Louise Erdrich's mesmerizing new novel, her first in almost three years, centers on a compelling mystery. The unsolved murder of a farm fami...

Unabridged: 5 hr 26 min
Narrator: Kathleen McInerney...
Published: 05/06/2008
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Bright Shiny Morning, James Frey

Bright Shiny Morning

by James Frey

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One of the most celebrated and controversial authors in America delivers his first novel—a sweeping chronicle of contemporary Los Angel...

Unabridged: 13 hr 17 min
Narrator: Ben Foster
Published: 05/13/2008
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Talk Before Sleep, Elizabeth Berg

Talk Before Sleep

by Elizabeth Berg

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“Unforgettable . . . Truth rings forth clearly from every page. . . . One minute you’re laughing, the next you’re crying. ....

Unabridged: 6 hr 22 min
Narrator: Elizabeth Berg
Published: 11/05/2013
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The Midwife, Katja Kettu

The Midwife

by Katja Kettu

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Orphaned into an unforgiving foster home and raised as an outsider, Weird-Eye shoulders her unflattering nickname. She relies on her vivid im...

Unabridged: 10 hr 7 min
Narrator: David Hackston
Published: 10/11/2016
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The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes , Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes...

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Complete in nine handsome volumes, each with an introduction by a Doyle scholar, a chronology, a selected bibliography, and explanatory notes...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Narrator: Sam Maine
Published: 08/25/2016
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Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe

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“Poor Robin Crusoe! Where are you? Where have you been? How come you here?” In Daniel Defoe’s 17th century masterpiece of E...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 07/01/2010
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They May Not Mean To, But They Do, Cathleen Schine

They May Not Mean To, But They Do...

by Cathleen Schine

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Joy Bergman is not slipping into old age with the quiet grace her children, Molly and Daniel, would prefer. She won't take their advice, and ...

Unabridged: 8 hr 40 min
Narrator: Cynthia Darlow
Published: 06/07/2016
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Gideon's Gift, Karen Kingsbury

Gideon's Gift

by Karen Kingsbury

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Karen Kingsbury, author of 24 books, has warmed the hearts of millions with her tales of miracles. Gideon's Gift captures a Christmas miracle...

Unabridged: 3 hr 18 min
The Red Glove series #1
Narrator: John McDonough
Published: 09/16/2003
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The Sunset Limited, Cormac McCarthy

The Sunset Limited

by Cormac McCarthy

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A recipient of the National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize, Cormac McCarthy has established himself as...

Unabridged: 12 hr 30 min
Narrator: Tom Stechschulte
Published: 09/01/2010
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El Principito, Antoine de Saint-Exupery

El Principito

by Antoine de Saint-Exuper...

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Un piloto de avión varado en el desierto ve llegar un hombrecito muy especial. La historia es breve e intensa. Ellos entablan llamativ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
Narrator: Marina Saiegh
Published: 03/23/2016
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The Optimist's Daughter, Eudora Welty

The Optimist's Daughter

by Eudora Welty

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This Pulitzer Prize–winning novel tells the story of Laurel McKelva Hand, a young woman who has left the South and returns, years later...

Abridged: 3 hr 59 min
Narrator: Eudora Welty
Published: 04/19/2011
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Tales of the City, Armistead Maupin

Tales of the City

by Armistead Maupin

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A PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickThe first novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Fra...

Abridged: 18 hr 16 min
Narrator: Armistead Maupin
Published: 08/08/2006
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Run, Ann Patchett

Run

by Ann Patchett

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Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, possessive and ambitious father. As the former Mayor of Bo...

Unabridged: 9 hr 19 min
Narrator: Peter Francis Jame...
Published: 09/25/2007
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Ajax Penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan

Ajax Penumbra 1969

by Robin Sloan

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From Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, the story of Mr. Penumbra's first trip to San Francisco—and of how he got...

Unabridged: 1 hr 49 min
Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Published: 09/24/2013
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Listen to the Marriage, John Jay Osborn

Listen to the Marriage

by John Jay Osborn

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A riveting drama of marital therapy.Gretchen and Steve have been married for a long time. Living in San Francisco, recently separated, with t...

Unabridged: 4 hr 58 min
Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Published: 10/02/2018
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The Body Artist, Don DeLillo

The Body Artist

by Don DeLillo

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For thirty years, since the publication of his first novel Americana Don DeLillo has lived in the skin of our times. He has found a voice for...

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min
Narrator: Laurie Anderson
Published: 02/01/2001
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Point Omega, Don DeLillo

Point Omega

by Don DeLillo

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In the middle of a desert “somewhere south of nowhere,” to a forlorn house made of metal and clapboard, a secret war advisor has ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 47 min
Narrator: Campbell Scott
Published: 02/02/2010
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After The Theater, Anton Chekhov

After The Theater

by Anton Chekhov

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After Nadya, a sixteen year old girl, returns home from seeing a play, she is happily consumed with its plot of unrequited love. To Nadya, un...

Unabridged: 9 min
Narrator: Dave Courvoisier
Published: 12/04/2012
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Dead Pig Collector, Warren Ellis

Dead Pig Collector

by Warren Ellis

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From the wicked imagination of award-winning writer Warren Ellis comes DEAD PIG COLLECTOR, a love story with a classic Ellis twist. So while ...

Unabridged: 58 min
Narrator: Wil Wheaton
Published: 12/17/2013
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Mitz The Marmoset of Bloomsbury, Sigrid Nunez

Mitz

by Sigrid Nunez

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In the summer of 1934, a sickly, pathetic marmoset called Mitz came into the care of Leonard Woolf. He nursed her back to health and from the...

Unabridged: 2 hr 56 min
Narrator: Nadia May
Published: 02/14/2014
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I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down Collected Stories, William Gay

I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go...

by William Gay

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Author William Gay is the winner of the 1999 William Peden Award and the 1999 James A. Michener Memorial Prize. In his debut collection, Gay...

Unabridged: 10 hr 3 min
Narrator: Various
Published: 10/08/2003
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Ron Hansen

The Assassination of Jesse James ...

by Ron Hansen

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Jesse James was a fabled outlaw, a charismatic, spiritual, larger-than-life bad man whose bloody exploits captured the imagination and admir...

Abridged: 6 hr 13 min
Narrator: Sam Freed
Published: 08/28/2007
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Uncle Remus: His Songs & His Sayings, Joel Chandler Harris

Uncle Remus: His Songs & His Sayi...

by Joel Chandler Harris

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Working at a plantation in his youth, Joel Chandler Harris found that much of his shyness disappeared in the slave QTLYters, and his backgrou...

Unabridged: 5 hr 34 min
Narrator: Robin Field
Published: 07/01/2010
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A Wild Swan And Other Tales, Michael Cunningham

A Wild Swan

by Michael Cunningham

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Fairy tales for our times from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The HoursA poisoned apple and a monkey's paw with the power to chan...

Unabridged: 2 hr 56 min
Narrator: Lili Taylor
Published: 11/10/2015
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The Italian Party, Christina Lynch

The Italian Party

by Christina Lynch

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The Italian Party by Christina Lynch is a delicious and sharply funny audiobook about “innocent” Americans abroad in 1950s Siena....

Unabridged: 10 hr 31 min
Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Published: 03/20/2018
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