The Magnificent Ambersons
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2006
Duration: 9 hours 38 minutes
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was published in 1918, The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The family serves as a metaphor for the old society that crumbled after the Industrial Revolution while a middle-western town spread and darkened into a city.