Michael Farris Smith
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Michael Farris Smith

Michael Farris Smith is the author of The Fighter, Desperation Road, Rivers, and The Hands of Strangers. He has been awarded the Mississippi Author Award for Fiction, Transatlantic Review Award, and Brick Streets Press Story Award. His novels have appeared on Best of the Year lists with Esquire, Southern Living, Book Riot, and numerous others, and have been named Indie Next List, Barnes & Noble Discover, and Amazon Best of the Month selections. He has been a finalist for the Southern Book Prize, the Gold Dagger Award in the UK, and the Grand Prix des Lectrices in France, and his essays have appeared with The New York Times, Bitter Southerner, Writer's Bone, and more. He lives in Oxford, Mississippi, with his wife and daughters.

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    • Desperation Road

    • By: Michael Farris Smith
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    In the vein of Daniel Woodrell's Winter's Bone and the works of Ron Rash, a novel set in a tough-and-tumble Mississippi town where drugs, whiskey, guns, and desire for revenge violently intersect....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Collision Course of Psychic Wounds

    • By Mel on 03-05-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Fighter

    • By: Michael Farris Smith
    • Narrated by: Graham Halstead
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    The acres and acres of fertile soil, the 200-year-old antebellum house, all gone. And so is the woman who gave it to Jack, the foster mother only days away from dying, her mind eroded by dementia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One Powerful Book; One Increcible Listen

    • By The Elf in the Kitchen on 05-15-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Rivers

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Farris Smith
    • Narrated by: Michael Farris Smith
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Following years of catastrophic hurricanes, the Gulf Coast - stretching from the Florida panhandle to the western Louisiana border - has been brought to its knees....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Post apocalypse without the brutality

    • By Jami E. Nettles on 09-21-13

    Regular price: $22.63

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