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  • Once Upon a Secret (Lib)(CD)

    Once Upon a Secret (Lib)(CD)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mimi Alford
    Format:   Audio CD
    Publisher:   Books on Tape (2012, Feb 1st).
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    In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived by train in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. The Kennedy Administration had reinvigorated the capital and the country—and Mimi was eager to contribute. For a young woman from a privileged but sheltered upbringing, the job was the chance of a lifetime. Although she started as a lowly intern, Mimi made an impression on Kennedy’s inner circle and, after just three days at the White House, she was presented to the President himself.   Almost immediately, the two began an affair that would continue for the next eighteen months.   In an era when women in the workplace were still considered “girls,” Mimi was literally a girl herself—naïve, innocent, emotionally unprepared for the thrill that came when the President’s charisma and power were turned on her full-force. more

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  • What We Talk about (Lib)(CD)

    What We Talk about (Lib)(CD)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Nathan Englander
    Format:   Audio CD
    Publisher:   Books on Tape (2012, Feb 1st).
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    "The author of the sensational national best seller For the Relief of Unbearable Urges returns with a commanding new collection of short stories: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank establishes Nathan Englander beyond all doubt as the heir to Roth, Malamud, and Babel. A tour de force. The title story, inspired by Carver's masterpiece, is a comic classic, a provocative portrait of two marriages in which the holocaust is played out as a devastating parlor game. "Camp Sundown" is an outlandishly dark story of vigilante justice undertaken by a troop of geriatric campers in a bucolic summer enclave who recognize a fellow vacationer as a former Nazi guard. "Free Fruit for Young Widows" is a small, sharp study in evil. "Sister Hills" chronicles the history of the Israeli settlements from the eve of the Yom Kippur war through the present, a political story constructed around the tale of two mothers who strike a terrible bargain to save a child. A great leap forward from one of our most audacious and important writers, and a sensational literary event"--  Read more... more

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  • Mormon People, the (Lib)(CD)

    Mormon People, the (Lib)(CD)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Matthew Bowman
    Format:   Audio CD
    Publisher:   Books on Tape (2012, Jan 1st).
    Pages:   

    9 sound discs (ca. 77 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. more

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