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    • The Three Christs of Ypsilanti

    • A Psychological Study
    • By: Milton Rokeach, Rick Moody - introduction
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Rick Moody
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a failed writer who was institutionalized after increasingly violent behavior toward his family; and Leon Gabor, a college dropout and veteran of World War II. The men had one thing in common: each believed himself to be Jesus Christ.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Ice Storm

    • By: Rick Moody
    • Narrated by: David DeSantos
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 69

    The year is 1973. As a freak winter storm bears down on an exclusive, affluent suburb in Connecticut, cars skid out of control, men and women swap partners, and their children experiment with sex, drugs, and even suicide. Here two families, the Hoods and the Williamses, com face-to-face with the seething emotions behind the well-clipped lawns of their lives-in a novel widely hailed as a funny, acerbic, and moving hymn to a dazed and confused era of American life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Stark and Dormy Night

    • By Dubi on 02-01-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hotels of North America

    • By: Rick Moody
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Reginald Edward Morse is one of the top reviewers on RateYourLodging.com, where his many reviews reveal more than just details of hotels around the globe - they tell his life story. The puzzle of Reginald's life comes together through reviews that comment upon his motivational speaking career, the dissolution of his marriage, the separation from his beloved daughter, and his devotion to an amour known only as "K".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing read

    • By Paula on 11-24-15

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Four Fingers of Death

    • By: Rick Moody
    • Narrated by: Chris Patton
    • Length: 27 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Montese Crandall is a downtrodden writer whose rare collection of baseball cards won't sustain him, financially or emotionally, through the grave illness of his wife. Luckily, he swindles himself a job churning out a novelization of the 2025 remake of a 1963 horror classic, "The Crawling Hand." Crandall tells therein of the United States, in a bid to regain global eminence, launching at last its doomed manned mission to the desolation of Mars.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Like Pynchon, DF Wallace, PK Dick, Palahniuk?

    • By Aaron on 12-14-10

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Selected Shorts

    • Family Matters
    • By: Shirley Jackson, Frank O'Connor, Toure, and others
    • Narrated by: Lois Smith, Malachy McCourt, Daniel Alexander Jones, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Hilarious and colorful episodes in the lives of families, many depicted from a kid's-eye-view, are the theme for this compilation. Being part of a family is often trying, and stranger than any fiction, but never dull and always worth it in the end. Join these very different families as they face the shrinking of parents, the pre-emptive guilt of First Confession, the secret worlds of children, and more!

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Electric Literature Aloud!

    • 10 Short Stories from America's Best Writers
    • By: Colson Whitehead, Lydia Davis, Rick Moody, and others
    • Narrated by: Matthew Korahais, Katya Schapiro
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Electric Literature Aloud! is a compendium of 10 short stories from the anthology series. The editors select stories with a strong voice that capture readers and listeners and lead them somewhere exciting, unexpected, and meaningful.

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Joy and Enthusiasm of Reading

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: Rick Moody
    • Narrated by: Rick Moody
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Electric Literature No. 3

    • By: Aimee Bender, Rick Moody, Patrick deWitt, and others
    • Narrated by: Matthew Korahais, Katya Schapiro
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Electric Literature is a quarterly anthology of short stories with a strong voice that capture listeners and lead them somewhere exciting, unexpected, and meaningful.

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Isslag (Danish Edition)

    • By: Rick Moody
    • Narrated by: Peter Bøttger
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Året er 1973. De sidste amerikanske tropper har forladt Vietnam, og det store samtaleemne i USA er Watergateskandalen. Samtidig er der gang i de sociale eksperimenter med stoffer og seksualitet. Omkring Thanksgiving Day slår en vild vinterstorm ned over en velhaverforstad i Connecticut. Igennem et begivenhedsrigt døgn følger vi de otte medlemmer i familierne Hood og Williams og deres forsøg på at udleve eller komme overens med de voldsomme følelser, fortrængninger og problemer, der bobler under de velordnede facader.

    Regular price: $12.49