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Author: Carol Wallace Narrator: Firdous Bamji Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2018 ISBN: 9781501911279
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As one of the bestselling stories of all time, Lew Wallace's Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ has captivated and enthralled millions around the worldboth in print and on the big screen. Now Lew's great-great-granddaughter has taken the old-fashioned prose of this classic novel and breathed new life into it for today's audience. Coming to theaters in February 2016 as Ben-Hur, a major motion picture from MGM and Paramount studios, the story follows Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman whose childhood friend Messala betrays him. Accused of trying to murder the new Roman governor in Jerusalem, Judah is sentenced to the galley ships and vows to seek revenge against the Romans and Messala. But a chance encounter with a carpenter from Nazareth sets Judah on a different path. Rediscover the intrigue, romance, and tragedy in this thrilling adventure. Also included: the inspiring story-behind-the-story of Lew WallaceIndiana lawyer, author, and Civil War general. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Carol Wallace, the coauthor of To Marry an English Lord, has written over twenty books in a wide variety of genres. Wallace received an MA in art history from Columbia University; the research for her MA thesis provided the foundation for her novel Leaving Van Gogh. Wallace has also written books on parenting and social history, including 20,001 Names for a Baby, The Debutante’s Guide To Life, and All Dressed in White: The Irresistible Rise of the American Wedding. She currently lives in New York.

About the Narrator

Firdous Bamji has appeared in numerous plays in New York and across the country and played the title role in William Shakespeare’s Othello. He has played leading parts in world and American premiere productions of plays by noted playwrights, including Tom Stoppard, Tony Kushner, Eric Bogosian, and Rebecca Gilman. He has also had guest starring parts on Law & Order and Law & Order: SVU, and he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award as Best Supporting Actor for his work in the film The War Within.