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4.73 out of 54.73 out of 54.73 out of 54.73 out of 54.73 out of 5 4.73 (11 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Andrew Porter Narrator: Jonathan Davis, Jeff Brick, Andy Paris, Luis Moreno, Joey Collins, Jennifer Ikeda Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2017 ISBN: 9781449814045
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Hailed by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a successor to John Cheever and Raymond Carver, Andrew Porter crafts plainspoken family dramas that audiences find completely enthralling. The 10 stories presented here further cement his position among America's finest short fiction authors. Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Julie | 5/12/2011

    " Great book of short stories. I am not usually a short story fan but much desription in a few pages can be powerful "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eric | 3/14/2011

    " Andrew Porter is a talented writer and an incredible teacher. Nobody deserves the success more. Can't wait for the novel. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Stephanie | 8/17/2010

    " A beautiful and sad collection of stories that I couldn't stop reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melanie | 8/13/2010

    " I read this in one day, two sittings on the train because I couldn't stop reading it. It was an experience both exhilarating and heartbreaking. I plan to buy the book and relive it again and again. You should do the same. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Erika | 7/29/2010

    " Thanks Lillian for this great recommendation! Incredible book of short stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 7/3/2010

    " Loved it. The stories were amazing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kevin | 7/2/2010

    " Porter is a phenomenal talent, and this one of those rare collections where every single story is perfect. I would recommend it to anyone. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Becka | 6/11/2010

    " A great collection of short stories...this author is very gifted and has a special way with the emotions, creativity and art of short stories "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cody | 6/11/2010

    " Wow! This guy can write the hell out of a story. Best thing I have read in a LONG time. Do yourself a favor and read these stories. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gina | 6/1/2010

    " This is a nice collection of short stories. A friend gave this to me, and I am not familiar with the author. He seems to be an educated, trained writer, but I am not sure that he is inspired. The stories are well written but ultimately forgettable. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karima | 5/22/2010

    " Andrew Porter is amazing. He has line of sight to the central truths that make us who we are and builds out his stories from there. "

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About the Author
Author Andrew Porter

Andrew Porter is the author of the story collection The Theory of Light and Matter. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has received a Pushcart Prize, a James Michener/Copernicus Fellowship, and the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. His work has appeared in One Story, the Threepenny Review, and on public radio’s Selected Shorts. He teaches fiction writing and directs the creative writing program at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

About the Narrators

Jonathan Davis has received widespread critical acclaim for his narration in a variety of genres. He has won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2009, 2011, and 2012, as well as being a finalist for an Audie in 2007, 2013, and three times in 2014. He has also garnered accolades from Publishers Weekly, USA Today, and AudioFile magazine and has earned more than a dozen AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Jeff Brick is a classically trained actor and audiobook narrator. He has performed off Broadway, as well as in regional theaters throughout the country.

Andy Paris is an actor and writer. A member of the Tectonic Theater Project, he and others wrote The Laramie Project, which was nominated for an Emmy in 2002, and in which he played Stephen Belber. He has also appeared in Law & Order. Paris is the winner of two AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Luis Moreno, a voice actor, has narrated several audiobooks throughout his career.

Joey Collins is a film and television actor who is known for his roles in All My Children, Kidnapped, and Law & Order. He is an accomplished audiobook narrator who has lent his voice to numerous titles, including Dead Lawyers Tell No Tales, East of Denver, and A Thousand Tomorrows.

Jennifer Ikeda has been narrating audiobooks since 2002. Among her readings are When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park; Just Listen by Sarah Dessen; and After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My Wings, and Flew Away by Joyce Carol Oates. She has won six AudioFile Earphones Awards.