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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Edward P. Jones Narrator: Wyatt Mason and Carmen de Lavallad Publisher: Symphony Space Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In 14 sublime stories, Edward P. Jones turns an unflinching eye to the ordinary citizens of Washington, DC: men, women, and children caught between the old ways of the South and the temptations that await them in the city. With the legacy of slavery just a stone's throw behind them and the future uncertain, Jones' cornucopia of characters will haunt the reader for years to come. Hear the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Circle Award-winning author discuss his new story collection with Harper's Contributing Editor Wyatt Mason. Carmen de Lavallade reads a selection from the book.

Edward P. Jones was born in Washington, DC in 1950. His first short story collection, Lost in the City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short-listed for the National Book Award in 1992. His first novel, The Known World, received the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and was also a finalist for the National Book Award. A recipient of a Lannan Foundation Award and a 2004 MacArthur fellow, Jones' stories have been published in The Paris Review, Ploughshares, and Callaloo.

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Diane | 5/17/2011

    " This is a book of short stories. Read the first - it was okay, the second didn't hold my interest and the third I started I stopped reading. Not really that interesting to me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sue | 3/8/2011

    " a group of short stories, the first one takes place in DC around 1900, about black families. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sherry | 2/3/2011

    " He weaves a good tale but sad. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rebecca | 1/10/2011

    " The character development in this book is so good. But alas short stories........they always leave me hanging. Really each of these stories could have been a full length novel & I would have just kept reading. "

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