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    • Mudbound

    • By: Hillary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Ezra Knight, Kate Forbes, Joseph Collins, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 890
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 620
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 623

    Hillary Jordan's mesmerizing debut novel won the Bellwether Prize for fiction. A powerful piece of Southern literature, Mudbound takes on prejudice in its myriad forms on a Mississippi Delta farm in 1946. City girl Laura McAllen attempts to raise her family despite questionable decisions made by her husband. Tensions continue to rise when her brother-in-law and the son of a family of sharecroppers both return from WWII as changed men bearing the scars of combat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • May this South never rise again.

    • By Betty on 03-25-12

    Regular price: $31.60

    • When She Woke

    • By: Hillary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Heather Corrigan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 526
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      4 out of 5 stars 470
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      4 out of 5 stars 468

    Hannah Payne awakens to a nightmare. She is lying on a table in a bare room, covered only by a paper gown, with cameras broadcasting her every move to millions at home. She is now a convicted criminal, and her skin color has been genetically altered. Her crime, according to the State of Texas: the murder of her unborn child, whose father she refuses to name. Her color: red. The color of newly shed blood.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Thoughtful Dystopia

    • By Amy on 01-28-13

    Regular price: $21.39

    • Mudbound: Die Tränen von Mississippi

    • By: Hillary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Eva Meckbach, Patrick Güldenberg, Detlef Bierstedt, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1946 auf einer Baumwollfarm im Mississippi-Delta: Laura ist ihrem Ehemann zuliebe aufs Land gezogen. In eine Umgebung, die ihr fremd ist und Angst macht. Inmitten der neuen Herausforderungen für sie geraten zwei junge Kriegsheimkehrer. Jamie, Lauras Schwager, der sichtlich um ihr Wohlbefinden bemüht ist und dem Laura verbotenerweise Avancen macht, und Ronsel, der älteste Sohn ihrer farbigen Pächterfamilie.

    Regular price: $12.90