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    • Gone So Long

    • By: Andre Dubus III
    • Narrated by: Andre Dubus III
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Daniel Ahearn lives a quiet, solitary existence in a seaside New England town. Forty years ago, following a shocking act of impulsive violence on his part, his daughter, Susan, was ripped from his arms by police. Now in her 40s, Susan still suffers from the trauma of a night she doesn’t remember, as she struggles to feel settled, to love a man, and create something that lasts. Lois, her maternal grandmother who raised her, tries to find peace in her antique shop in a quaint Florida town but cannot escape her own anger, bitterness, and fear. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration

    • By Ronald D. on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • House of Sand and Fog

    • By: Andre Dubus III
    • Narrated by: Andre Dubus III, Fontaine Dollas Dubus
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 787
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 397
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 402

    In this riveting novel of almost unbearable suspense, three fragile yet determined people become dangerously entangled in a relentlessly escalating crisis. Colonel Behrani, once a wealthy man in Iran, is now a struggling immigrant willing to bet everything he has to restore his family's dignity. Kathy Nicolo is a troubled young woman whose house is all she has left, and who refuses to let her hard-won stability slip away from her. Sheriff Lester Burdon becomes obsessed with helping her fight for justice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astounding characterizations, and wonderfully read

    • By Lisa on 06-08-04

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Townie

    • A Memoir
    • By: Andre Dubus III
    • Narrated by: Andre Dubus III
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 224

    After their parents divorced in the 1970s, Andre Dubus III and his three siblings grew up with their exhausted working mother in a depressed Massachusetts mill town saturated with drugs and crime. To protect himself and those he loved from street violence, Andre learned to use his fists so well that he was even scared of himself. He was on a fast track to getting killed—or killing someone else—or to beatings-for-pay as a boxer.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More like a 3.25 star rating

    • By Suzn F on 03-15-11

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake

    • By: Breece D'J Pancake, Andre Dubus III
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Breece D'J Pancake cut short a promising career when he took his own life at the age 26. Published posthumously, this is a collection of stories that depict the world of Pancake's native rural West Virginia.

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Dirty Love

    • By: Andre Dubus III
    • Narrated by: Andre Dubus III
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 82

    In this heartbreakingly beautiful book of disillusioned intimacy and persistent yearning, beloved and celebrated author Andre Dubus III explores the bottomless needs and stubborn weaknesses of people seeking gratification in food and sex, work and love. In these linked novellas in which characters walk out the back door of one story and into the next, love is "dirty" - tangled up with need, power, boredom, ego, fear, and fantasy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This one was tough to get through, because it rips your heart out.

    • By Meeno on 01-31-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Garden of Last Days

    • A Novel
    • By: Andre Dubus III
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91

    Set in the seamy underside of American life at the moment before the world changed, it juxtaposes lust for domination with hunger for connection, sexual violence with family love. It seizes the listener by the throat with the same psychological tension, depth, and realism that characterized Andre Dubus' #1 bestseller, House of Sand and Fog, and has an even greater sense of the dark and anguished places in the human heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Andre Dubus III Does It Again

    • By Suzn F on 06-16-08

    Regular price: $29.99

    • WordTheatre: Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, Volume 1

    • By: Andre Dubus III, Pamela Painter, Lorna Goodison, and others
    • Narrated by: Vincent Piazza, Amber Tambly, CCH Pounder, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is the most honored literary project in America. Recorded live at benefit performances for their Fellowships endowment, Volume 1 of this stunning collection contains nine outstanding examples of the short story. Though varying in theme and tone, they share a brilliant pedigree.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loving my first poetry audiobook

    • By J Hynes on 05-10-15

    Regular price: $19.95