March by Geraldine Brooks audiobook

March

By Geraldine Brooks
Read by Richard Easton

Penguin Audio 9780142800928
10.32 Hours 1
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize--a powerful love story set against the backdrop of the Civil War, from the author of The Secret Chord. From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man" (Sue Monk Kidd). With "pitch-perfect writing" (USA Today), Brooks follows March as he leaves behind his family to aid the Union cause in the Civil War. His experiences will utterly change his marriage and challenge his most ardently held beliefs. A lushly written, wholly original tale steeped in the details of another time, March secures Geraldine Brooks's place as a renowned author of historical fiction.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize--a powerful love story set against the backdrop of the Civil War, from the author of The Secret Chord. From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man" (Sue Monk Kidd). With "pitch-perfect writing" (USA Today), Brooks follows March as he leaves behind his family to aid the Union cause in the Civil War. His experiences will utterly change his marriage and challenge his most ardently held beliefs. A lushly written, wholly original tale steeped in the details of another time, March secures Geraldine Brooks's place as a renowned author of historical fiction.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Honorable, elegant and true. John Freeman, The Wall Street Journal
A beautifully wrought story....Gripping....A taut plot, vivid characters and provocative issues. Heller McAlpin, Los Angeles Times Book Review
Harrowing and moving...In her previous book, Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks proved herself to be a wonderful novelist. March has all the same virtues...casting a spell that lasts much longer than the reading of it. Karen Joy Fowler, The Washington Post World
Wholly original...deeply engaging. Ron Charles, The Christian Science Monitor
Inspired... A disturbing, supple, and deeply satisfying story, put together with craft and care and imagery worthy of a poet. The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Brilliant...Geraldine Brooks' new novel, March, is a very great book....Brooks has magnificently wielded the novelist's license. Beth Kephart, Chicago Tribune
“A beautifully wrought story…Gripping…A taut plot, vivid characters, and provocative issues.” Los Angeles Times Book Review
Louisa May Alcott would be well pleased. The Economist
“Harrowing and moving…In her previous book, Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks proved herself to be a wonderful novelist. March has all the same virtues…casting a spell that lasts much longer than the reading of it.” Washington Post Book World
“Honorable, elegant, and true.” Wall Street Journal
“Brilliant…Geraldine Brooks’ new novel, March, is a very great book…Brooks has magnificently wielded the novelist’s license.” Chicago Tribune
“Wholly original…Deeply engaging.” Christian Science Monitor
“Inspired…A disturbing, supple, and deeply satisfying story, put together with craft and care and imagery worthy of a poet.” Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Louisa May Alcott would be well pleased.” Economist

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Author

Author Bio: Geraldine Brooks

Author Bio: Geraldine Brooks

Geraldine Brooks is the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March, Year of Wonders, and People of the Book and the nonfiction works Nine Parts of Desire and Foreign Correspondence. She was previously a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal in Bosnia, Somalia, and the Middle East. Born and raised in Australia, she lives on Martha’s Vineyard with her husband, Tony Horwitz, and their two sons.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 10.32
Audience: Adult
Language: English