There There: A novel Audiobook, by Tommy Orange Play Audiobook Sample

There There: A novel Audiobook

There There: A novel Audiobook, by Tommy Orange Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Kyla Garcia, Alma Cuervo, Darrell Dennis, Shaun Taylor-Corbett Publisher: Random House Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 5.33 hours at 1.5x Speed 4.00 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: June 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780525635574

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

89

Longest Chapter Length:

08:59 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

15 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

05:23 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

2

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Publisher Description

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A wondrous and shattering award-winning novel that follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize. A contemporary classic, this “astonishing literary debut” (Margaret Atwood, bestselling author of The Handmaid’s Tale) “places Native American voices front and center” (NPR/Fresh Air). Among them is Jacquie Red Feather, newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind. Dene Oxendene, pulling his life together after his uncle’s death and working at the powwow to honor his memory. Fourteen-year-old Orvil, coming to perform traditional dance for the very first time. They converge and collide on one fateful day at the Big Oakland Powwow and together this chorus of voices tells of the plight of the urban Native American—grappling with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and spirituality, with communion and sacrifice and heroism A book with “so much jangling energy and brings so much news from a distinct corner of American life that it’s a revelation” (The New York Times). It is fierce, funny, suspenseful, and impossible to put down--full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with urgency and force. There There is at once poignant and unflinching, utterly contemporary and truly unforgettable.

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Awards

  • A #1 Indie Next List selection
  • New York Times bestseller
  • Amazon Editor’s Top Pick of 2018 (So Far)
  • Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction
  • A June 2018 LibraryReads Pick
  • A Paste Magazine Pick of the 10 Best Audiobooks of 2018
  • Shortlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
  • An Audible Pick of the Month
  • A 2018 LibraryReads Favorites of the Favorites selection
  • A Washington Post Best Audiobook of 2018
  • A New York Times Book Review Top 10 Book of the Year
  • A 2019 Audie Award Finalist for Best Multi-Voiced Performance
  • Finalist for the 2019 Indies Choice Book Award for Audiobook of the Year
  • Winner of the 2019 Indies Choice Book Award for Adult Debut Book of the Year
  • Finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • Winner of Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 2019
  • Winner of Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, 2018

There There Listener Reviews

Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 (5.00)
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Narration: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 (5.00)
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Story: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (4.00)
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  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narration Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Story Rating: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    — Krista Reichard, 10/9/2020

About Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange is a graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. He is a 2014 MacDowell Fellow and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma.

About the Narrators

Kyla Garcia is an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator. Born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, she discovered acting at the age of eight when she played Lady Macbeth in a children’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy. She made her off-Broadway debut at fifteen when she played Dorothy in Oz: A Twisted Musical. Eleven years after she discovered her passion for acting, she would go on to play Lady Macbeth once again in London at the Globe Theatre, where she studied Shakespeare during her third year at Mason Gross School of the Arts. She received her BFA in acting from Rutgers University.

Alma Cuervo is an Earphones Award–winning narrator and a stage actress and singer who has also performed in film and television. She holds an MFA in acting from the Yale School of Drama, from which she graduated in 1976 alongside Meryl Streep. She starred in the role of Madame Morrible in the first national tour of Wicked.

Darrell Dennis is a native Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter and radio personality from the Secwepemc Nation in the interior of British Columbia. In addition to acting and comedy, Darrell is a writer whose works have been published by Playwrights Canada Press and Douglas & McIntyre Publishing. His short stories have been published in periodicals across Canada and the U.S. His first play, Trickster of Third Avenue East, was produced by Native Earth Performing Arts, which twice named Darrell their “Writer-in- Residence.” His semi-autobiographical one-man play, Tales of an Urban Indian, in which he explored themes of growing up as an indigenous First Nations Native American, was nominated for two Dora Awards and has been produced for multiple tours across Canada and the United States

Shaun Taylor-Corbett is an actor, singer, and writer. A graduate of the University of Delaware, he has television and Broadway credits, including the role of Sonny on Broadway in In the Heights. He also has off-Broadway credits including In the Heights and Altar Boyz.