Child of God by Cormac McCarthy audiobook

Child of God

By Cormac McCarthy
Read by Tom Stechschulte

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3.68 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781471235917

Lester Ballard, a violent, solitary, and introverted young backwoodsman, is released from jail and allowed to haunt the hill country of East Tennessee, preying on the population with his strange lusts. McCarthy transforms commonplace brushes with humanity into stunning scenes of the comic and the grotesque, and as the story hurtles toward its unforgettable conclusion, he depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.

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Summary

Summary

Lester Ballard, a violent, solitary, and introverted young backwoodsman, is released from jail and allowed to haunt the hill country of East Tennessee, preying on the population with his strange lusts.

McCarthy transforms commonplace brushes with humanity into stunning scenes of the comic and the grotesque, and as the story hurtles toward its unforgettable conclusion, he depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.

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Editorial Reviews

“A reading experience so impressive…[it] seems almost to defy the easy aesthetic categories…Accomplished in rare, spare, precise yet poetic prose.” New Republic

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Author Bio: Cormac McCarthy

Author Bio: Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is the award-winning author of numerous novels in a variety of genres. His book All the Pretty Horses won both the US National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and The Road won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Pulitzer Prize. A number of his books have been adapted into award-winning films including his 2005 novel, No Country for Old Men, which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. He is also an accomplished screenwriter and playwright, having been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his film The Gardener’s Son and for his work on Visions.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 3.68
Audience: Adult
Language: English