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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: Joni Rendon, Shannon McKenna Schmidt Narrator: Peter Berkrot, Antony Ferguson, Ann Marie Lee, Michelle Ford Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2013 ISBN: 9781452684857
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Why did Norman Mailer stab his second wife at a party? Who was Edith Wharton's secret transatlantic lover? What motivated Anaïs Nin to become a bigamist? Writers Between the Covers rips the sheets off these and other real-life love stories of the literati—some with fairy tale endings and others that resulted in break-ups, breakdowns, and brawls. Among the writers laid bare are Agatha Christie, who sparked the largest-ever manhunt in England as her marriage fell apart; Arthur Miller, whose jaw-dropping pairing with Marilyn Monroe proved that opposites attract, at least initially; and T. S. Eliot, who slept in a deckchair on his disastrous honeymoon. From the best break-up letters to the stormiest love triangles to the boldest cougars and cradle-robbers, this fun and accessible volume reveals literary history's most titillating loves, lusts, and longings. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Joni Rendon, a freelance writer with a passion for reading and travel, spent ten years in marketing and editorial in the book publishing industry. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Continental, and the Writer. She is coauthor, with Shannon McKenna Schmidt, of Novel Destinations. Rendon holds a master’s degree from Cambridge University and currently resides in London.

About the Narrators

Peter Berkrot, a forty-year veteran of stage and screen, was the director of narration for the Emmy-nominated The Truth about Cancer. He has voiced over three hundred audiobook titles, winning six Earphones Awards, a 2012 Audie Award nomination, and a 2016 Audie Award. He has appeared in Showtime’s Brotherhood and Loosies and played Angie D’Annunzio in Caddyshack.

Antony Ferguson was born in London. He has performed successfully on both sides of the Atlantic and has played many leading roles in theater, film, and television. He has over fifty audiobooks to his credit and is an AudioFile Earphones Award winner.

Ann Marie Lee is a seven-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award for narration. She is a Los Angeles–based actress with television credits that include ER, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Nip/Tuck. Her stage performances for Broadway National Tours and regional theater include Peter Pan, As You Like It, Heartbreak House, and The Cherry Orchard.

Michelle Ford, a native Brit, has a proven track record in long narration with over twenty titles covering contemporary fiction, historical romance, paranormal fiction, biographies, children’s stories, short stories, science fiction, and business. She now lives near New York City.