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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: Clyde Edgerton Narrator: T. Ryder Smith Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2011 ISBN:
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The author of nine novels, Clyde Edgerton has built a reputation as a sage commentator on the American experience. In The Night Train, Edgerton weaves the ultimately uplifting tale of friends Dwayne, a James Brown-inspired crooner, and Larry, apprentice to a jazz musician. One black, one white, Dwayne and Larry face daunting challenges to their friendship - and futures - in 1960s America.

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lorna | 10/26/2011

    " I have enjoyed other books by this author but this one didn't hold the interest for me. It did have a good sense of time and place. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emily | 10/6/2011

    " Music connects us. A short novel about friendship, music and race relations. Enjoyable. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 10/1/2011

    " Clyde Edgerton is one of my favorite authors. I'm not very interested in music, so didn't enjoy this as much as some of his other books, but there was also a lot about family. Edgerton has an amazing ear for dialog. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Shelly | 9/17/2011

    " Ugh...I did not like this book and wouldn't recommend it to anyone. It started getting good about Chapter 27. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 NancyL | 9/8/2011

    " I'm very disappointed in this book. Two of my favorite books are by Clyde Edgerton: Walking Across Egypt and The Floatplane Notebooks. The last few of his were not up to those. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 faeriecrone | 8/30/2011

    " This is one of those real people but not boring books. I liked it a lot. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Betsy | 8/29/2011

    " I really liked the quirky characters in this book. They reminded me of something else I've recently read, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers. A good and quick read. "

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About the Author
Author Clyde Edgerton

Clyde Edgerton is an American author and creative writing professor. He was born in Durham, North Carolina, and his books are known for endearing characters, small-town Southern dialogue, and realistic fire-and-brimstone religious sermons. His books are full of humor while still respecting the characters’ integrity.

About the Narrator

T. Ryder Smith is an actor based in New York City. He has appeared on Broadway in Equus and in many off-Broadway shows including Passion Play, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, and Lebensraum, for which he won a Drama Desk Award. Smith has also made numerous television appearances on series such as Nurse Jackie, Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU, and others.