Mary and the Giant by Philip K. Dick audiobook

Mary and the Giant

By Philip K. Dick
Read by Kate Rudd

Brilliance Audio
7.62 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781531835477

An early and daring novel from the Hugo Award-winning author about a young woman caught up in the glamor and dangers of 1950s California Mary Anne Reynolds is young, vulnerable, and looking for love in Pacific Park, California. During her brief affairs with a middle-aged record shop owner and then a black blues singer, she seems to only succeed in offending the people living in the small-town of Pacific Park, both by her choice of lifestyle and choice of suitors. And while she stumbles through her various relationships and faces her overwhelming need to get out of town, Mary Anne shines as a "forerunner of the liberated sixties woman" (Library Journal) in this novel by the late prolific novelist, Philip K. Dick.

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Summary

Summary

An early and daring novel from the Hugo Award-winning author about a young woman caught up in the glamor and dangers of 1950s California

Mary Anne Reynolds is young, vulnerable, and looking for love in Pacific Park, California. During her brief affairs with a middle-aged record shop owner and then a black blues singer, she seems to only succeed in offending the people living in the small-town of Pacific Park, both by her choice of lifestyle and choice of suitors. And while she stumbles through her various relationships and faces her overwhelming need to get out of town, Mary Anne shines as a "forerunner of the liberated sixties woman" (Library Journal) in this novel by the late prolific novelist, Philip K. Dick.

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“Even now, it has a strong sense of relevancy and deserves a wide readership.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Philip K. Dick

Author Bio: Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick (1928–1982) published thirty-six science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Toward the end of his life, his work turned toward deeply personal, metaphysical questions concerning the nature of God. Eleven novels and short stories have been adapted to film, notably Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly. The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards throughout his career, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005, and in 2007 the Library of America published a selection of his novels in three volumes. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 7.62
Audience: Adult
Language: English