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Author: Austin Clarke Narrator: Robin Miles Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2010 ISBN: 9781440789977
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Winner of the Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for his novel The Polished Hoe, Austin Clarke is among Canada's most celebrated authors. More follows Barbados native and Toronto resident Idora Morrison, who cannot muster the desire to rise one morning. Her husband has left her, her son has chosen gang life, and societal prejudices have slowly chipped away at her resolve. ". at the height of his literary power, Clarke boldly challenges, and transforms, Canadian sense and sensibility."-Globe & Mail Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A forceful book…at the height of his literary power, Clarke boldly challenges.”

    Globe and Mail (Toronto)

  • More may stand as one of the crowning achievements of Clarke’s career.”

    Quill & Quire

  • “Clarke stays true to his politically charged style…An introspective examination of the cultural racism and the life of minorities, [a] detailed…narrative.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “[Clarke] can be expected to bring the reader into the mind of the protagonist, and he doesn’t disappoint with his new novel…This affecting novel will shatter American misconceptions about Canadian race relations. A good option for serious readers.”

    Library Journal

  • “A beautifully written exploration of cultural conflicts and one woman’s struggle to find a place for herself emotionally.”

    Booklist

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Lena | 8/25/2012

    " Tried so hard understanding this book. Good story, good protagonist... made awfully boring by the personal style of this particular writer. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Pearl | 5/28/2012

    " I threw in the towel after about 75 pages. Definitely not my type of novel. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ruth | 1/3/2012

    " I gave up on this one at around pg 57.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Martha | 1/13/2011

    " not always a fan of Austin Clarke's books because of the theme "being an immigrant is SO depressing"; this is more of "being an immigrant is so lonely" "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Tina | 10/26/2010

    " Terrible. The first two pages are ONE SENTENCE, and the writing gets worse from there. It's intrusive and self-conscious and gets in the way of caring about anything that happens, never mind the characters. Stay away from this one. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Tina | 6/4/2010

    " Terrible. The first two pages are ONE SENTENCE, and the writing gets worse from there. It's intrusive and self-conscious and gets in the way of caring about anything that happens, never mind the characters. Stay away from this one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Adrian | 5/28/2010

    " I guess I am in the minority but I loved this book. I loved the main character's slow descent into insanity.

    Great prose "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Martha | 4/21/2010

    " not always a fan of Austin Clarke's books because of the theme "being an immigrant is SO depressing"; this is more of "being an immigrant is so lonely" "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ruth | 4/6/2010

    " I gave up on this one at around pg 57....

    "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Lena | 11/14/2009

    " Tried so hard understanding this book. Good story, good protagonist... made awfully boring by the personal style of this particular writer. "

About the Author

Austin Clarke is a professor of literature and has taught at Yale, Brandeis, Williams, Duke, and the Universities of Texas and Indiana. He assisted in setting up a black studies program at Yale in 1968, after which he became the cultural attaché of the Embassy of Barbados in Washington, DC. Culminating with the international success of The Polished Hoe, which won the Giller Prize, Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and Trillium Prize, his work since 1964 includes nearly a dozen novels, several short-story collections, and a few memoirs. He lives in Toronto.

About the Narrator

Robin Miles, named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine, has twice won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration, an Audie Award for directing, and many Earphones Awards. Her film and television acting credits include The Last Days of Disco, Primary Colors, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order, New York Undercover, National Geographic’s Tales from the Wild, All My Children, and One Life to Live. She regularly gives seminars to members of SAG and AFTRA actors’ unions, and in 2005 she started Narration Arts Workshop in New York City, offering audiobook recording classes and coaching. She holds a BA degree in theater studies from Yale University, an MFA in acting from the Yale School of Drama, and a certificate from the British American Drama Academy in England.