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    • Mary Coin

    • By: Marisa Silver
    • Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky, Alison Fraser, Mark Zeisler
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 188

    In her first novel since The God of War, critically acclaimed author Marisa Silver takes Dorothea Lange’s "Migrant Mother" photograph as inspiration for a breathtaking reinvention - a story of two women, one famous and one forgotten, and of the remarkable legacy of their singular encounter. In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of a road in Central California is spontaneously photographed by a woman documenting the migrant laborers who have taken to America’s farms in search of work....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narration does not do this book justice

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-30-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Little Nothing

    • By: Marisa Silver
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    A stunning, provocative novel, Little Nothing is the story of Pavla, a child scorned for her physical deformity, hunted and tormented as a woman, whose passion and salvation lies in her otherworldly ability to transform herself and the world around her.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The God of War

    • By: Marisa Silver
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    In a scruffy desert town in 1978, 12-year-old Ares Ramirez lives in a trailer with his mother and younger brother. In this desolate, forgotten place, government fighter planes and helicopters make training runs by night using live ammunition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's a good book

    • By michael on 10-04-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Electric Literature No. 2

    • By: Colson Whitehead, Lydia Davis, Stephen O'Connor, and others
    • Narrated by: Matthew Korahais
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Electric Literature is a quarterly anthology of short fiction. The editors select stories with a strong voice that capture readers and listeners and lead them somewhere exciting, unexpected, and meaningful. In this anthology, Colson Whitehead charts the rise to fame of a truth-telling comedian. And Stephen O'Connor transports us to a cabin in the woods, where a young woman attempting to finish her dissertation in solitude becomes increasingly convinced she's not alone.

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Fiction

    • The Big Picture (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Marisa Silver, Antonya Nelson, Ron Carlson
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Delbanco
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19

    • Fiction

    • New West (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Nina Revoyr, Marisa Silver, Marianne Wiggins
    • Narrated by: Susan Salter Reynolds
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19

    • Fiction: In Brief (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    • Panel 1063
    • By: Mr. Ron Carlson, Ms. Antonya Nelson, Ms. Marisa Silver
    • Narrated by: Mr. Mark Rozzo
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $2.93