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Richard Yates

Richard P. Moela was born in 1986 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.

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    • Revolutionary Road

    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 696
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 357

    This is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple who have lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Movie vs Book

    • By Sara on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Disturbing the Peace

    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    To all appearances, John Wilder has all the trappings of success, circa 1960: a promising career in advertising, a loving family, a beautiful apartment, even a country home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 7 hours and 27 minutes pure blisd

    • By Mia on 01-05-13

    Regular price: $20.26

    • The Easter Parade

    • A Novel
    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Kristoffer Tabori
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    In The Easter Parade, first published in 1976, we meet sisters Sarah and Emily Grimes when they are still the children of divorced parents....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wow!

    • By Daniel Borhanian on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Cold Spring Harbor

    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    When the Shepards' car breaks down in pre-World War II New York City, a chain of events occurs that transforms several lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good read!

    • By Ram on 03-24-16

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Young Hearts Crying

    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Yates movingly portrays a man and a woman from their courtship in the 1950s to their divorce in the '70s, chronicling their heartbreaking attempts to reach their highest ambitions....

    Regular price: $18.24

    • A Good School

    • A Novel
    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Kristoffer Tabori
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    In this work, Yates offers a spare and autumnal novel about a New England prep school....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three kinds of success by Audible

    • By Torrey Townsend on 03-13-10

    Regular price: $23.93

    • A Special Providence

    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Robert Prentice has spent all his life attempting to escape his mother's stifling presence. His mother, Alice, for her part, struggles with her own demons....

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Zeiten des Aufruhrs

    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Christian Brückner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Frank und April, ein Paar, das zu allen Hoffnungen Anlass gibt, talentiert, jung, gutaussehend, er mit einem Job in der City...

    Regular price: $16.07

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