We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
 >   > 
Fugitive Pieces Audiobook

Fugitive Pieces: A Novel (Vintage International)

Regular Price:$18.87
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

In 1940 a boy bursts from the mud of a war-torn Polish city, where he has buried himself to hide from the soldiers who murdered his family. His name is Jakob Beer. He is only seven-years-old. And although by all rights he should have shared the fate of the other Jews in his village, he has not only survived but been rescued by a Greek geologist, who does not recognize the boy as human until he begins to cry. With this electrifying image, Anne Michaels ushers us into her rapturously acclaimed audiobook of loss, memory, history, and redemption. As Michaels follows Jakob across two continents, she lets us witness his transformation from a half-wild casualty of the Holocaust to an artist who extracts meaning from its abyss.

Filled with mysterious symmetries and rendered in heart-stopping prose, Fugitive Pieces is a triumphant work, an audiobook that should not so much be listened to as it should be surrendered to.

©2013 Anne Michaels (P)2013 Blackstone Audio

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.0 (25 )
5 star
 (14)
4 star
 (4)
3 star
 (4)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (3)
Overall
4.0 (22 )
5 star
 (13)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (3)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (3)
Story
4.5 (21 )
5 star
 (17)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (1)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Rigadon USA 03-23-17
    Rigadon USA 03-23-17 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    71
    11
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "This remains my favorite book"

    The beautiful language will always stay with me, I have read it three times, each time I appreciate it even more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.