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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: Kate Chopin Narrator: Tish Hicks Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: Going Public … in Shorts Release Date: June 2013 ISBN: 9781482942552
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Kate Chopin is a widely considered the forerunner to the feminist authors of the twentieth century. Focusing on themes of race and gender, her short stories largely center on life in rural Louisiana. In “The Story of an Hour,” Louise Mallard has just learned that her husband is dead—believed to have died during a train accident. Her family fears that the news will kill Louise, who suffers from a weak heart.

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About the Author
Author Kate Chopin

Kate Chopin (1851–1904) was born in St. Louis. After marrying, she moved to Louisiana, where she raised six children. Chopin earned acclaim for her finely crafted short stories about the Creole and Cajun people of Louisiana. But her novel, The Awakening, was condemned for its controversial themes, which foreshadowed later feminist literature.

About the Narrator

Tish Hicks is an accomplished voice-over artist and narrator. Her voice can be heard in commercials for Subaru, Pop-Secrets, and others. Among her audiobook narrations are the Taylor’s Arch trilogy by Jody Lynn Nye and Start Shooting by Charlie Newton.