Loon Lake by E. L. Doctorow audiobook

Loon Lake: A Novel

By E. L. Doctorow
Read by Mark Bramhall

Random House Audio
9.56 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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It is the Great Depression of the 1930s, and a passionate young man from Paterson, New Jersey, leaves home to find his fortune. What he finds, on a cold and lonely night in the Adirondack Mountains, is a vision of life so different from his own that it changes his destiny, leading him from the side of a railroad track to a magical place called Loon Lake. Permissions: FIVE HUNDRED MILES Words and Music by HEDY WEST      © 1964 (Renewed) UNICHAPPELL MUSIC INC. and ATZAL MUSIC, INC. All Rights Administered by UNICHAPPELL MUSIC INC. All Rights Reserved   Excerpts from "Exactly Like You" by Dorothy Fields, copyright© MCMXXX and copyright renewed by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., New York, NY

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A New York Times bestseller

It is the Great Depression of the 1930s, and a passionate young man from Paterson, New Jersey, leaves home to find his fortune. What he finds, on a cold and lonely night in the Adirondack Mountains, is a vision of life so different from his own that it changes his destiny, leading him from the side of a railroad track to a magical place called Loon Lake. Permissions: FIVE HUNDRED MILES Words and Music by HEDY WEST      © 1964 (Renewed) UNICHAPPELL MUSIC INC. and ATZAL MUSIC, INC. All Rights Administered by UNICHAPPELL MUSIC INC. All Rights Reserved   Excerpts from "Exactly Like You" by Dorothy Fields, copyright© MCMXXX and copyright renewed by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., New York, NY

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Powerful…[A] complex and haunting meditation on modern American history.” New York Times
“A dazzling performance…[Loon Lake] anatomizes America with insight, passion, and inventiveness.” Washington Post Book World
“Hypnotic…tantalizes long after it has ended.” Time 
“A genuine thriller…A marvelous exploration of the complexities and contradictions of the American dream…Not under any circumstances would we reveal the truly shattering climax.” Dallas Morning News
“Compelling…Brilliantly done.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“A masterpiece.” Chicago Sun-Times

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Author

Author Bio: E. L. Doctorow

Author Bio: E. L. Doctorow

E. L. Doctorow (1931–2015) was known internationally for his works of historical fiction, including Ragtime, World’s Fair, and Billy Bathgate. He was honored with the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, the William Dean Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 9.56
Audience: Adult
Language: English