Mark Helprin
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Mark Helprin

Educated at Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford, MARK HELPRIN served in the Israeli army, Israeli Air Force, and British Merchant Navy. He is the author of, among other titles, A Dove of the East and Other Stories, Refiner's Fire, Winter's Tale, and A Soldier of the Great War. He lives in Virginia.

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    • Paris in the Present Tense

    • By: Mark Helprin
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 770
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 709

    Seventy-four-year-old Jules Lacour must find a balance between his strong obligations to the past and the attractions and beauties of life and love in the present....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Greatest living "novelist". Top 10 narrator.

    • By BellevueMike on 10-14-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • A Soldier of the Great War

    • By: Mark Helprin
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 31 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 507
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350

    On his last long walk, septuagenarian war hero, deserter, and professor Alessandro Giuliani shares his past with an illiterate young factory worker....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this guy

    • By Annette on 05-07-08

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Winter's Tale

    • By: Mark Helprin
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 27 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 942
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 711
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 726

    One night, Peter Lake attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and narrator - bad technical glitch

    • By David on 04-11-11

    Regular price: $34.96

    • In Sunlight and in Shadow

    • By: Mark Helprin
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 29 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 123

    New York in 1947 glows with postwar energy. Harry Copeland, an elite paratrooper who fought behind enemy lines in Europe, returns home to run the family business....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Insomnia Listening

    • By Leslie on 10-10-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Freddy and Fredericka

    • By: Mark Helprin
    • Narrated by: Robert Ian Mackenzie
    • Length: 25 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 444
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 159

    Best-selling, critically acclaimed author Mark Helprin's work has drawn favorable comparisons to an elite group of literary legends....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Freddy and Fredericka

    • By Julie on 08-16-05

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Digital Barbarism

    • A Writer's Manifesto
    • By: Mark Helprin
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Helprin offers a defense of private property in the age of digital culture, with its degradation of thought and language, and collectivist bias against the rights of individual creators....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An writer makes his own case

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-10-09

    Regular price: $28.51

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