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Light in August

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Light in August is a timeless and riveting story of determination, tragedy, and hope. Joe Christmas does not know whether he is black or white. Faulkner makes of Joe's tragedy a powerful indictment of racism; at the same time Joe's life is a study of the divided self and becomes a symbol of 20th century man a the search for human connection and personal identity.

a oeHis Will Pattona (TM)s] passion is like the current of a surging river, and his performance as authentic and timeless as Faulknera (TM)s Mississippi dirt. A stunning achievement.a a AudioFile Magazine a AudioFile Earphones Award winner.

Audie Award-winning narrator Will Patton brings to his performance a keen understanding of Faulkner, an authentic feel for the South, and a virtuoso touch. Patton has narrated works by Ernest Hemingway, Don DeLillo, Pat Conroy, Denis Johnson, Larry McMurtry, and James Lee Burke.

Audio bonus: an interview with James Lee Burke about William Faulkner, conducted by James Atlas.

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An Oprah's Book Club Selection regarded as one of Faulkner's greatest and most accessible novels, Light in August is a timeless and riveting story of determination, tragedy, and hope. In Faulkner's iconic Yoknapatawpha County, race, sex, and religion collide around three memorable characters searching desperately for human connection and their own identities.Audie Award-winning narrator Will Patton lends his voice to Light in August. Patton has narrated works by Ernest Hemingway, Don DeLillo, Pat Conroy, Denis Johson, Larry McMurtry, and James Lee Burke, and brings to this performance a keen understanding of Faulkner, an authentic feel for the South, and a virtuoso narrator's touch.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781455813063
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Author:
Faulkner, William
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , An Oprah's Book Club Selection regarded as one of Faulkner's greatest and most accessible novels, Light in August is a timeless and riveting story of determination, tragedy, and hope. In Faulkner's iconic Yoknapatawpha County, race, sex, and religion collide around three memorable characters searching desperately for human connection and their own identities.Audie Award-winning narrator Will Patton lends his voice to Light in August. Patton has narrated works by Ernest Hemingway, Don DeLillo, Pat Conroy, Denis Johson, Larry McMurtry, and James Lee Burke, and brings to this performance a keen understanding of Faulkner, an authentic feel for the South, and a virtuoso narrator's touch.
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