Samantha Hunt
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Samantha Hunt

Samantha Hunt's novel, Mr. Splitfoot, is about orphans who talk to the dead. It connects con artists, mothers and meteors in a subversive ghost story. The Dark Dark, Hunt's first collection of short stories, maps fear of the night. Hunt's second book, The Invention of Everything Else, a novel about inventor Nikola Tesla, was a finalist for the Orange Prize and winner of the Bard Fiction Prize. Her first novel, The Seas, won a National Book Foundation award for writers under thirty-five. Hunt's fiction has been published in The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Tin House, the New York Times and a number of other fine publications.

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    • Mr. Splitfoot

    • By: Samantha Hunt
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ruth and Nat are orphans packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic. To entertain their siblings, they channel the dead....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying

    • By Jason on 09-27-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Dark Dark

    • Stories
    • By: Samantha Hunt
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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    In these marvelously inventive stories, Samantha Hunt imagines numerous ways in which human lives might be altered by the otherworldly....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Total Trip

    • By Michael - Audible Editor on 12-01-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Invention of Everything Else

    • By: Samantha Hunt
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 82
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      4 out of 5 stars 31
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The Invention of Everything Else is a luminous imagining of an unlikely friendship between the eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla and a young hotel chambermaid....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Special Topics in Calamity Physics

    • By Jessica on 11-08-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Secret Handshake

    • By: Samantha Hunt
    • Narrated by: Paige McKinney
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the great tradition of Southern literature, the fiction of Breece D’J Pancake brings us down to Hades and acts a road map to disasters that the oppression of poverty can wreak on a life....

    Regular price: $2.09

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