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Lincoln in the bardo : a novel / George Saunders.

Saunders, George, 1958- (author,, narrator.). Offerman, Nick, 1970- (narrator.). Sedaris, David, (narrator.).

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Kent Memorial Library - Suffield CDA SAUNDERS (Text to phone) 32518137613660 Adult Book on CD Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton BCD FIC Sau (Text to phone) 33160132863484 Adult Book on CD Available -
Brookfield Library CD F/SAUNDERS (Text to phone) 34029141695303 Adult Book on CD Checked out 08/13/2020
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown CD BK SAUNDERS (Text to phone) 34014139746359 Adult Book on CD Available -
Deep River Public Library BCD F Saun (Text to phone) 36039142261631 Adult Fiction CD Available -
Derby Neck Library CD BOOK SAU (Text to phone) 34046140384721 Adult Book on CD Available -
Easton Public Library ACD SAUNDERS GEORGE (Text to phone) 37777122399801 Adult Fiction CD Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe AB FIC SAUNDERS (Text to phone) 34026139769264 Adult Fiction Audio Book Available -
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington BCD FIC SAU (Text to phone) 34055137542738 Adult Fiction CD Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven CD F SAUNDERS (Text to phone) 31953138226710 Adult Fiction CD Available -
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General Note:
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and a full cast.
Summary, etc.:
February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln's beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, lies upstairs in the White House, gravely ill. In a matter of days, despite predictions of a recovery, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth," the president says at the time. "God has called him home." Newspapers report that a grief-stricken Lincoln returned to the crypt several times alone to hold his boy's body. From that seed of historical truth, George Saunders spins a story of familial love and loss that breaks free of its realistic, historical framework into the supernatural realm. Willie Lincoln finds himself in a strange purgatory, where ghosts mingle, gripe, commiserate, quarrel, and enact bizarre acts of penance. Within this transitional state--called, in the Tibetan tradition, the bardo--a monumental struggle erupts over young Willie's soul.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Fiction.
Presidents > United States > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Audiobooks.
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Search Results Showing Item 4 of 22 Preferred library: Kent Memorial Library - Suffield?

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