Donald Ray Pollock
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Donald Ray Pollock

Donald Ray Pollock grew up in Knockemstiff, Ohio, and quit high school at seventeeen to work in a meatpacking plant. He then spent thirty-two years employed as a laborer at the Mead Paper Corporation in Chillicothe, Ohio, before enrolling in the MFA program at Ohio State University. His first book, a collection of stories called Knockemstiff, won the 2009 PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship. This was followed by a novel, The Devil All The Time, which was listed as one of the top ten books of 2011 by Publisher's Weekly. His third book, a novel called The Heavenly Table, is forthcoming from Doubleday in July, 2016. Though pretty much a Luddite when it comes to computer stuff, he is now on Facebook (facebook.com/DonaldRayPollock) and also has a website at www.donaldraypollock.net.

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    • The Devil All the Time

    • By: Donald Ray Pollock
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 493
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    From the acclaimed author of Knockemstiff—called “powerful, remarkable, exceptional” by the Los Angeles Times—comes a dark and riveting vision of America….

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW What a FIND!

    • By Kathy on 08-04-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Knockemstiff

    • By: Donald Ray Pollock
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne, Mark Bramhall, MacLeod Andrews, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
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    In this unforgettable work of fiction, Donald Ray Pollock peers into the soul of a tough Midwestern American town to reveal the sad, stunted, but resilient lives of its residents....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW!!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 01-10-19

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Heavenly Table

    • A Novel
    • By: Donald Ray Pollock
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    It is 1917, in that sliver of borderland that divides Georgia from Alabama. Dispossessed farmer Pearl Jewett ekes out a hardscrabble existence with his three young sons....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Transgressive, just not transcendent.

    • By Darwin8u on 09-27-16

    Regular price: $31.50

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