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The paris wife [electronic resource] : A Novel. Paula McLain.

McLain, Paula. (Author). MacDuffie, Carrington. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307877215 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2011.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Carrington MacDuffie.
Summary, etc.: A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley. Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness--until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her life changes forever. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they become the golden couple in a lively and volatile group--the fabled "Lost Generation"--that includes Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Though deeply in love, the Hemingways are ill prepared for the hard-drinking and fast-living life of Jazz Age Paris, which hardly values traditional notions of family and monogamy. Surrounded by beautiful women and competing egos, Ernest struggles to find the voice that will earn him a place in history, pouring all the richness and intensity of his...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 322249 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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