The Center of Everything by Jamie Harrison audiobook

The Center of Everything: A Novel

By Jamie Harrison
Read by Jane Oppenheimer

Blackstone Publishing 9781640092341
Unabridged
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In this compelling family drama set against the dangerous beauty of the Yellowstone, Polly is still trying to get her life back on track after a recent accident, not always trusting reality. For Polly, the town of Livingston, Montana, is a land charmed by natural beauty and a close network of family extending back generations. But a recent head injury has scattered her perception of the present, surfacing events from thirty years ago and half a country away. As Polly’s relatives arrive for a family reunion during the Fourth of July holiday, a beloved friend goes missing on the Yellowstone River, dredging up difficult memories for a family well acquainted with tragedy. A generational saga from the award-winning author of The Widow Nash, The Center of Everything offers a stunning and heartfelt examination of the deep bonds of family and how the ones we love—and the secrets we keep—echo throughout our lives.

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Summary

Summary

In this compelling family drama set against the dangerous beauty of the Yellowstone, Polly is still trying to get her life back on track after a recent accident, not always trusting reality.

For Polly, the town of Livingston, Montana, is a land charmed by natural beauty and a close network of family extending back generations. But a recent head injury has scattered her perception of the present, surfacing events from thirty years ago and half a country away. As Polly’s relatives arrive for a family reunion during the Fourth of July holiday, a beloved friend goes missing on the Yellowstone River, dredging up difficult memories for a family well acquainted with tragedy.

A generational saga from the award-winning author of The Widow NashThe Center of Everything offers a stunning and heartfelt examination of the deep bonds of family and how the ones we love—and the secrets we keep—echo throughout our lives.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This doesn’t feel like a work of fiction. It feels real, like reading someone’s diary. I’m left convinced that these characters have immortal souls and I find comfort in their familiarity. I want to spend more time in their world, urging them to whisper their secrets in my ear. A brilliant book.” Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling author
“A sharply intelligent, warmhearted embrace of human imperfection—the kind of book that invites a second reading.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
The Center of Everything is a bighearted, feet-on-the-ground, bracing, intelligent book. Its people will endure in readers’ memories, page after compelling page.” Thomas McGuane, author of Ninety-Two in the Shade
“The Center of Everything slips deftly through time, all the while taking the reader to the marvelous unfolding of secrets (both wondrous and murderous) that were right before our eyes. How beautifully our attention is distracted and illuminated in this resonant novel.” Joan Silber, author of Improvement

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Author

Author Bio: Jamie Harrison

Author Bio: Jamie Harrison

Jamie Harrison is the author of several novels, including the Jules Clement series of mysteries and The Widow Nash, a finalist for the High Plains Book Award and the winner of the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Reading the West Book Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English