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    • The Emperor of Ocean Park

    • By: Stephen L. Carter
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 26 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    Set in the era of the Nixon and Reagan presidencies, this novel examines the American conscience while inviting us into the glittering world of the East Coast legal community. Stephen L. Carter's book follows black Ivy League law professor Talcott Garland as he investigates the death of his father, Judge Oliver Garland, the eponymous "Emperor."

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a bad book but where was the editor?

    • By Maria on 04-23-04

    Regular price: $54.60

    • The Emperor of Ocean Park

    • By: Stephen L. Carter
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    An extraordinary fiction debut: a large, stirring novel of suspense that is, at the same time, a work of brilliantly astute social observation. Publishers Weekly predicts this "will be the talk of the political in-crowd this summer," and Booklist's starred review calls it "a roman à clef with fascinating insights into the behind-the-scenes machinations of racial and power politics." Don't miss this one!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Extradordinary Story

    • By Mark on 06-22-03

    Regular price: $19.93