The Maytrees

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Annie Dillard

Narrated By: David Rasche

Publisher: HarperAudio

Date: June 2007

Duration: 5 hours 47 minutes

Summary:

Toby Maytree first sees Lou Bigelow on her bicycle in postwar Provincetown, Massachusetts. Her laughter and loveliness catch his breath. Maytree is a Provincetown native, an educated poet of thirty. As he courts Lou, just out of college, her stillness draws him. Hands-off, he hides his serious wooing, and idly shows her his poems.
In spare, elegant prose, Dillard traces the Maytrees' decades of loving and longing. They live cheaply among the nonconformist artists and writers that the bare tip of Cape Cod attracts. Lou takes up painting. When their son Pete appears, their innocent Bohemian friend Deary helps care for him. These people are all loving, and ironic. Theirs is a simple and bold story.
In this moving novel, Dillard intimately depicts nature's vastness and nearness. She presents willed bonds of loyalty, friendship, and abiding love. Warm and hopeful, The Maytrees is the surprising capstone of Annie Dillard's original body of work.

Genres:

Maytrees

by Annie Dillard

has successfully been added to your shopping cart

Maytrees, Annie Dillard
Maytrees, Annie Dillard
This title is due for release on June 12, 2007.

Enter your email below to be notified as soon as it is available!

By clicking "Notify Me" you consent to receiving electronic marketing communications from Audiobooks.com. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.

Already a member? Log In to add this title to your wishlist.
Maytrees, Annie Dillard
This title is due for release on June 12, 2007
We'll send you an email as soon as it is available!

Already a member?
Log in to add this title in your wishlist
Maytrees, Annie Dillard
Please Log in and add this title to your wishlist.
Maytrees, Annie Dillard

We will send you an email as soon as this title is available.