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  • Lucky Us: A Novel | Amy Bloom

    Lucky Us: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Amy Bloom
    • Narrated By Alicyn Packard
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    Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star and Eva the sidekick, journey through 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris’s ambitions take the pair across the America of Reinvention in a stolen station wagon, from small-town Ohio to an unexpected and sensuous Hollywood, and to the jazz clubs and golden mansions of Long Island. With their friends in high and low places, Iris and Eva stumble and shine though a landscape of big dreams, scandals, betrayals, and war.

    SydSavvy says: "Somewhat like being in the Oz Poppy Field"
  • Amy Bloom's Away: Thalia Book Club | Amy Bloom

    Amy Bloom's Away: Thalia Book Club

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 17 mins)
    • By Amy Bloom
    • Narrated By Jill Eikenberry, Amy Bloom, Isaiah Sheffer
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    In 1927, a Russian immigrant woman set off from New York City to walk home to Russia on foot. Amy Bloom tells how she took this kernel of historic fact and dreamed up a lush, epic, and yet wonderfully intimate novel.

  • Away | Amy Bloom

    Away

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Amy Bloom
    • Narrated By Barbara Rosenblat
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    On a morning in 1924, a young woman rises from the floor of her family's small home in Belorussia to find her parents and her husband slaughtered beside her and her infant daughter, Sophie, missing. When her aunt tells her the baby is dead, Lillian emigrates to America. She is working as a seamstress at the Yiddish Theater and enjoying cafe society when a cousin arrives and insists that her daughter is still alive, in Siberia.

    Phyllis says: "the perils? of Lillian"
  • Where the God of Love Hangs Out | Amy Bloom

    Where the God of Love Hangs Out

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Amy Bloom
    • Narrated By Susan Ericksen
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    In this sensuous, funny, and heartbreaking new book, Amy Bloom explores the unexpected patterns that all forms of love and loss weave into our lives. With her dazzling prose, strong voice, and unmistakable and generous wit, this award-winning author takes us to the margins and centers of real people's lives, introducing us to some of her most unforgettable characters yet.

    Zella Bea says: "It's Not Where You Think"
  • Lucky Us | Amy Bloom

    Lucky Us

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Amy Bloom
    • Narrated By Alicyn Packard
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    "My father’s wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us.” So begins this remarkable novel by Amy Bloom, whose critically acclaimed Away was called “a literary triumph” (The New York Times). Lucky Us is a brilliantly written, deeply moving, fantastically funny novel of love, heartbreak, and luck. Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star, and Eva, the sidekick, journey through 1940s America in search of fame and fortune.

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