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    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 159

    Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead a charmed life - except when there’s a crisis at work, a leak in the roof at home, or a problem with their twins at college. And why not? New York City was once Nora’s dream destination, and her clannish dead-end block has become a safe harbor, a tranquil village amid the urban craziness. Then one morning she returns from her run to discover that a terrible incident has shaken the neighborhood, and the fault lines begin to open: on the block, at her job, especially in her marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent listen

    • By Irene on 03-27-18

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Miller's Valley

    • A Novel
    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 839
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 755

    As a young girl in Miller's Valley, an ordinary farming town that may be facing its final days, Mimi is observing adults, selling corn, growing up and changing, and watching the world around her change, too. As the years go by, the unthinkable starts to seem inevitable. Anna Quindlen's novel takes us through the changing eras of Mimi and her family, as secrets are revealed, and the heartbreaks of growing up and falling in love with the wrong man are overcome.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quietly engaging

    • By Taryn on 01-07-17

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Every Last One

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Hope Davis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 526

    In this breathtaking and beautiful novel, the #1 New York Times best-selling author Anna Quindlen creates an unforgettable portrait of a mother, a father, a family, and the explosive, violent consequences of what seem like inconsequential actions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Almost Unbearably Sad, Completely Wonderful

    • By Kimberly on 04-28-10

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Still Life with Bread Crumbs

    • A Novel
    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,108
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 986
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 983

    Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two is a wry and knowing portrait of Rebecca Winter, a photographer whose work made her an unlikely heroine for many women. Her career is now descendent, her bank balance shaky, and she has fled the city for the middle of nowhere. There she discovers, in a tree stand with a roofer named Jim Bates, that what she sees through a camera lens is not all there is to life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Gentrified Harlequin

    • By Michele Kellett on 03-24-14

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Black and Blue

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 140

    When 19-year-old Fran married Bobby Benedetto, she never dreamed that she would find herself in an abusive relationship. Every time her New York City policeman husband hit her, she would think of convincing reasons to stay. Now, with her 10-year-old son in tow, she is running for her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Quindlen Jewel

    • By Carol T. Carr on 09-11-12

    Regular price: $39.87

    • One True Thing

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    A young woman sits in jail, accused of the mercy killing of her dying mother. She didn't do it, but she thinks she knows who did. In the last months of her life, Ellen Gulden's mother revealed startling secrets that challenged everything Ellen believed about her family. Now, in jail, Ellen believes those secrets will tell her who had the courage to end her mother's suffering.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Danger!

    • By Christina Z. on 05-09-08

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Anna Quindlen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 414
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 341
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 344

    In this irresistible memoir, the New York Times best-selling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize Anna Quindlen writes about looking back and ahead - and celebrating it all - as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all the stuff in our closets, and more. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake is filled with the sharp insights and revealing observations that have long confirmed Quindlen’s status as America’s laureate of real life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worth a listen!

    • By Sheila A. Dechantal on 05-12-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Blessings

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Joan Allen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    Anna Quindlen, best selling author of A Short Guide to a Happy Life, returns with this "immensely appealing" novel. The secrets of the past, how they affect the decisions and lives of people in the present; what makes a person, a life, legitimate or illegitimate, and who decides; the unique resources people find in themselves and in a community - these are at the center of this story of love, redemption, and personal change.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very boring!

    • By Mark on 07-10-14

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Being Perfect & A Short Guide to a Happy Life

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Anna Quindlen
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    At the heart of this beautiful and insightful audiobook lies "the perfection trap", what it is, how to avoid falling into it, and how to instead shape a life that is uniquely yours.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A little book to remind you what's important...

    • By Maxima Estrella on 08-23-05

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Loud and Clear

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Anna Quindlen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    In this remarkable audiobook, Anna Quindlen, one of America's favorite novelists and a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, once again gives us wisdom, opinions, insights, and reflections about current events and modern life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good but serminizes a bit

    • By L. Dicken on 01-08-13

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Rise and Shine

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 349
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    It's Monday morning when Meghan Fitzmaurice blows her perfect life to bits. The host of Rise and Shine, the country's highest-rated morning talk show, Meghan cuts to a commercial break, but not before she mutters two forbidden words into her open mike. It's the end of an era, not only for Meghan, a household face who is not equipped to deal with disgrace, but for her younger sister Bridget, a social worker in the Bronx who has always lived in Meghan's long shadow.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't waste your time or credit

    • By Marie on 10-31-06

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Interview with Anna Quindlen

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Anna Quindlen
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38

    In this exclusive interview, best selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Anna Quindlen shares her views on a wide range of issues, including her work as a novelist and journalist, her spirituality, and her family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Write On, Quindlen!

    • By Sherry L. Lowry on 04-05-05

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Good Dog. Stay.

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Anna Quindlen
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    With her trademark wisdom and humor, Anna Quindlen reflects on how her life has unfolded in tandem with her dog Beau's, and on the lessons she's learned by watching him: to roll with the punches, to take things as they come, to measure herself not in terms of the past or the future but of the present, to raise her nose in the air from time to time and, at least metaphorically, to holler, "I smell bacon!"

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not long enough to be worth the $9 I paid

    • By Elizabeth Holmes on 04-28-17

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Loud and Clear

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In this remarkable audiobook, Anna Quindlen, one of America's favorite novelists and a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, once again gives us wisdom, opinions, insights, and reflections about current events and modern life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Book Came Through Loud & Clear

    • By Kat on 11-10-08

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Ein Jahr auf dem Land

    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Ursula Berlinghof
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Rebecca Winter steht an einem Wendepunkt: Von ihrem Mann ist sie geschieden, für ihren erwachsenen Sohn nicht mehr unentbehrlich und als Künstlerin hat sie längst ihren Zenit überschritten. Jahrelang lebte die berühmte Fotografin sorglos von den üppigen Einkünften eines Schnappschusses. Aber nun ist der Geldstrom versiegt. Notgedrungen beschließt sie, ihr New Yorker Apartment zu vermieten und für ein Jahr in ein kleines Haus fernab der Stadt zu ziehen. Der unfreiwillige Landaufenthalt ist kein Spaziergang im Central Park - und doch beschert er Rebecca eine unverhoffte Liebe, neue Inspiration und den Mut, unbekannte Wege zu beschreiten.

    Regular price: $12.90