Showing results by author "Andrew Sean Greer"

Categories

All Categories

6 results
Sort by
    • Less

    • By: Andrew Sean Greer
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 612
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 570
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 569

    You are a failed novelist about to turn 50. A wedding invitation arrives in the mail: Your boyfriend of the past nine years is engaged to someone else. You can't say yes - it would be too awkward - and you can't say no - it would look like defeat. On your desk are a series of invitations to half-baked literary events around the world. Question: How do you arrange to skip town? Answer: You accept them all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Endearing, funny, but sometimes overly clever

    • By Lili on 07-30-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Story of a Marriage

    • A Novel
    • By: Andrew Sean Greer
    • Narrated by: S. Epatha Merkerson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    It is 1953 and Pearlie, a dutiful young housewife, finds herself living in the Sunset District in San Francisco, caring not only for her husband's fragile health but also for her son, who is afflicted with polio. Then, one Saturday morning, a stranger appears on her doorstep and everything changes. All the certainties by which Pearlie has lived and tried to protect her family are thrown into doubt.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • disappointed as well

    • By Margaret on 10-03-08

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells

    • By: Andrew Sean Greer
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 119

    Greta Wells embarks on a radical psychiatric treatment to alleviate her suffocating depression. But the treatment has unexpected effects, and Greta finds herself transported to the lives she might have had if she'd been born in different eras. During the course of her treatment, Greta cycles between her own time and alternate lives in 1918, where she is a bohemian adulteress, and 1941, which transforms her into a devoted mother and wife. As her final treatment looms, questions arise: What will happen once each Greta learns how to remain in one of the other worlds?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Curious

    • By Jean on 12-05-14

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Confessions of Max Tivoli

    • By: Andrew Sean Greer
    • Narrated by: Brian Keeler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Max Tivoli is uniquely cursed. His mind ages normally, but he is born with the withered body of a 70-year-old man, and his body ages in reverse. Despite this torment, Max manages three times to cross paths with Alice, the woman who captures his heart. Because he appears to be a different person each time they meet, Max has three chances for true love.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Preposterous Premise, Captivating Tale

    • By Tom on 07-31-05

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Less

    • By: Andrew Sean Greer
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Who says you can't run away from your problems? Arthur Less is a failed novelist about to turn 50. A wedding invitation arrives in the post: it is from an ex-boyfriend of nine years who is engaged to someone else. Arthur can't say yes - it would be too awkward; he can't say no - it would look like defeat. So, he begins to accept the invitations on his desk to half-baked literary events around the world. From France to India, Germany to Japan, Arthur almost falls in love, almost falls to his death, and puts miles between him and the plight he refuses to face. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Ein unmögliches Leben

    • By: Andrew Sean Greer
    • Narrated by: Maria Schrader
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Einmal im Leben widerfährt jedem von uns das Unmögliche" - Greta Wells widerfährt es gleich mehrmals: Sie wird durch die Zeit katapultiert, in alternative Versionen ihres Lebens, die sich 1918, 1941 und 1985 zutragen. Überall trifft sie ihre Lieben wieder, den Zwillingsbruder, den Geliebten, die exzentrische Tante Ruth, aber jede Zeit kennt andere Träume und andere Tode, und jede Zeit macht Greta zu einer anderen. Welche dieser Frauen will sie sein?

    Regular price: $12.49