Mudbound by Hillary Jordan audiobook

Mudbound

By Hillary Jordan
Read by Ezra Knight , Kate Forbes , Joseph Collins , Tom Stechschulte , Peter Jay Fernandez , and Brenda Pressley

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9.31 Hours Unabridged
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Hillary Jordan's mesmerizing debut novel won the Bellwether Prize for fiction. A powerful piece of Southern literature, Mudbound takes on prejudice in its myriad forms on a Mississippi Delta farm in 1946. City girl Laura McAllen attempts to raise her family despite questionable decisions made by her husband. Tensions continue to rise when her brother-in-law and the son of a family of sharecroppers both return from WWII as changed men bearing the scars of combat.

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Summary

Summary

Hillary Jordan's mesmerizing debut novel won the Bellwether Prize for fiction. A powerful piece of Southern literature, Mudbound takes on prejudice in its myriad forms on a Mississippi Delta farm in 1946. City girl Laura McAllen attempts to raise her family despite questionable decisions made by her husband. Tensions continue to rise when her brother-in-law and the son of a family of sharecroppers both return from WWII as changed men bearing the scars of combat.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[A] poignant and moving debut novel…Jordan faultlessly portrays the values of the 1940s as she builds to a stunning conclusion. Highly recommended.” Library Journal
“[A] beautiful debut… A superbly rendered depiction of the fury and terror wrought by racism.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Hillary Jordan

Author Bio: Hillary Jordan

Hillary Jordan is the author of Mudbound, winner of the 2006 Bellwether Prize for fiction and an Alex Award from the American Library Association. She grew up in Dallas, Texas, and Muskogee, Oklahoma, and received her MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University. She lives in New York City.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 9.31
Audience: Adult
Language: English