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    • The Light in the Piazza

    • By: Elizabeth Spencer
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    The Light in the Piazza takes place in Italy in the summer of 1953. Margaret Johnson and her beautiful, twenty-six-year-old daughter, Clara, are touring the Tuscan countryside. While sightseeing, Clara meets a good-looking young Italian man, Fabrizio, and quickly embarks on a whirlwind romance with him, despite her mother's stern disapproval.

    Regular price: $11.17

    • The Southern Woman

    • New and Selected Fiction
    • By: Elizabeth Spencer
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    Since 1944, when she published her first story, Elizabeth Spencer has been acclaimed as a writer of short fiction in the great tradition of Welty, Chopin, and Mansfield. The Southern Woman: New and Selected Fiction, her first collection in almost fifteen years, again makes available the author's most masterful stories and novellas, including "The Light in the Piazza" and publishes more than ten new stories for the first time.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not Eudora Welty

    • By Tim McGrath on 03-10-14

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Starting Over

    • Stories
    • By: Elizabeth Spencer
    • Narrated by: Carolyn Cook
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    On the release of her first novel in 1948, Elizabeth Spencer was immediately championed by Robert Penn Warren and Eudora Welty, setting off a remarkable career as one of the great literary voices of the American South.

    Regular price: $14.95