House Arrest by Mary Morris audiobook

House Arrest

By Mary Morris
Read by Alyssa Bresnahan

Recorded Books Inc.
7.45 Hours 1
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Critically-acclaimed author of The Lifeguard, Mary Morris has created this novel with the same sensitivity and literary craftsmanship that won her the Rome Prize for Literature. Like her short stories, this novel explores the boundaries of friendship and love, and of freedom and confinement. Travel writer Maggie Conover is under house arrest at her hotel on la isla in the Caribbean. Because of her friendship with the revolutionary leader's missing daughter, Maggie is suspected of knowing where she is. Bullied and interrogated by the authorities, she fears for her life and longs for home. But as memories of her troubled past blend with her present predicament, she arrives at a welcome epiphany. An insightful, intelligent book, House Arrest comes alive under the spell of Alyssa Bresnahan's narrative magic. Her gentle, elegant voice puts listeners inside Maggie's mind to make this work even more haunting.

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Critically-acclaimed author of The Lifeguard, Mary Morris has created this novel with the same sensitivity and literary craftsmanship that won her the Rome Prize for Literature. Like her short stories, this novel explores the boundaries of friendship and love, and of freedom and confinement. Travel writer Maggie Conover is under house arrest at her hotel on la isla in the Caribbean. Because of her friendship with the revolutionary leader's missing daughter, Maggie is suspected of knowing where she is. Bullied and interrogated by the authorities, she fears for her life and longs for home. But as memories of her troubled past blend with her present predicament, she arrives at a welcome epiphany. An insightful, intelligent book, House Arrest comes alive under the spell of Alyssa Bresnahan's narrative magic. Her gentle, elegant voice puts listeners inside Maggie's mind to make this work even more haunting.

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Author Bio: Mary Morris

Author Bio: Mary Morris

Mary Morris is a novelist, short-story writer, and author of travel literature. Her many works include the novels Crossroads, The Waiting Room, and The Night Sky. She wrote the travel memoirs Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone and Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail. She is a recipient of the Rome Prize in Literature and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Creative Artists Public Service Awards.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 7.45
Audience: Adult
Language: English