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3.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 5 3.50 (2 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Rowell Narrator: Jeremy Davidson Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2011 ISBN: 9781101523513
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In haunting and crystalline prose, The Train of Small Mercies follows six characters' intrepid search for hope among the debris of an American tragedy.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[Rowell] has created nothing less than a portrait of America itself.”

    Ann Patchett, acclaimed author

  • Selected for the November 2011 Indie Next List

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Eric | 9/28/2011

    " A fine book following the stories of different people as they react to the death of Robert Kennedy and live their lives as his train passes by on the way from New York to Washington. It is a pleasant read and not as sappy as the title may suggest. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Matt | 8/21/2011

    " This book has not been published yet. I was given an advance copy and recommend it when it comes out. "

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About the Author

David Rowell is an editor at the Washington Post Magazine and has taught literary journalism at American University. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. This is his first novel.

About the Narrator

Jeremy Davidson played the role of Master Sergeant Chase Moran for five seasons in the television series Army Wives, and has guest-starred on numerous shows, including Brothers & SistersCold CaseWithout a Trace, and Boston Legal. He has appeared extensively onstage, including opposite John Goodman and Brenda Fricker in the Geffen Playhouse production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. An Earphones Award–winning narrator, he has also given voice to a number of bestselling audiobooks.