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    • Lives Like Loaded Guns

    • Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds
    • By: Lyndall Gordon
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    In 1882, Emily Dickinson's brother Austin began a passionate love affair with Mabel Todd, a young Amherst faculty wife, setting in motion a series of events that would forever change the lives of the Dickinson family. The feud that erupted as a result has continued for over a century. Lyndall Gordon, an award-winning biographer, tells the riveting story of the Dickinsons and reveals Emily to be a very different woman from the pale, lovelorn recluse that exists in the popular imagination.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Take the Subtitle Literally

    • By Cariola on 12-04-10

    Regular price: $20.72