Great American Authors Read From Their Works: Volume 1

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Calliope Author Readings

Date: January 2014

Duration: 1 hours 17 minutes

Summary:

Volume 1 contains readings by James Baldwin from Giovanni’s Room and Another Country, exploring the dilemmas of being black and gay in mid-twentieth century America. Willliam Styron reads about a disabled child finding brief moments of joy in Lie Down in Darkness, his novel about a troubled Southern family. James Jones reads the most famous passage from his celebrated World War II novel, From Here to Eternity. And Philip Roth does a hilarious comic turn in a bizarre scene from his early novel, Letting Go.

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