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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (224 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Morris Narrator: Tom Stechschulte Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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An incisive novelist in the Southern tradition, Michael Morris has garnered comparisons to Harper Lee and Flannery O’Connor. Set during the tumult of World War I, Man in the Blue Moon follows Ella Wallace, a single mother fighting a corrupt banker to keep her family’s ancestral land. So when a mysterious man arrives on her doorstep with promises of help, Ella reluctantly places her trust in him. But it soon becomes clear that things aren’t on the up and up, putting Ella’s land—and her family—in jeopardy. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Michael Morris has been one of my favorite Southern writers. His new novel is reason for great celebration—a beautifully wrought portrayal of small-town Southern life. Buy it. Read it.”

    Pat Conroy, New York Times bestselling author of South of Broad

  • Man in the Blue Moon evokes the best in Southern novels from Pat Conroy, Flannery O’Connor, Eudora Welty, or Walker Percy, with a healthy dose of mystery.”

    Miami Herald

  • “A magical and mesmerizing page-turner rooted in hardscrabble Florida during WWI…Morris’ narrative is subtle and supple, with overtones of the wry Southernisms of Flannery O’Connor, the rural Florida backdrop of Their Eyes Were Watching God, and a good helping of powerful and mysterious faith. Book clubs should devour this rich, carefully observed mix of characters, time, and place.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Morris has created a magical portrait of a rural southern town on the brink of personal and global change. Richly detailed and highly visual, Man in the Blue Moon carries readers quickly and completely into the heart of this tight-knit rural community. It is a beautifully written and deeply memorable story of abandonment and loss and of the redemptive powers of hard work, faith, and forgiveness.”

    Booklist (starred review)

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Michelle | 2/12/2014

    " A good read and the commentary at the end really fills in the missing details. An authentic feel "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sherry Glaab | 2/9/2014

    " Unusual story of struggle and love with a bit of the miraculous intertwined. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Joy | 1/27/2014

    " Good book. Poor Ella had a lot of bad luck. However the ending was good. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Pamela | 1/19/2014

    " The book blurbs exaggerated somewhat, but isn't that usually the case. "

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