• A Permanent Member of the Family

    A Permanent Member of the Family (CD-Audio) By (author) Russell Banks, Performed by Danny Campbell, Performed by Andrus Nichols, Performed by Robin Miles

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    DescriptionSuffused with Banks trademark lyricism and reckless humor, the twelve stories in "A Permanent Member of the Family" examine the myriad of ways we try and sometimes fail to connect with one another, as we seek a home in the world. In the title story, a father looks back on the legend of the cherished family dog whose divided loyalties mirrored the fragmenting of his marriage. In Christmas Party, a young man entertains dark thoughts as he watches his newly remarried ex-wife leading the life he once imagined they would share. Former Marine asks, to chilling effect, if one can ever stop being a parent. And in the haunting, evocative Searching for Veronica, a mysterious woman looking for her missing daughter may not be who she claims she is. Moving between the stark beauty of winter in upstate New York and the seductive heat of Florida, "A Permanent Member of the Family" charts with subtlety and precision the ebb and flow of both the families we make for ourselves and the ones we re born into, as it asks how we know the ones we love and, in turn, ourselves. One of our most acute and penetrating authors, Banks virtuosic writing animates stories that are profoundly humane, deeply and darkly funny, and absolutely unforgettable.

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    A Permanent Member of the Family
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Russell Banks, Performed by Danny Campbell, Performed by Andrus Nichols, Performed by Robin Miles
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 163 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9781482969498
    ISBN 10: 1482969491

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC subject category V2: FA, FYB
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51110
    Ingram Subject Code: JF
    BISAC V2.8: FIC045000
    Libri: I-JF
    BISAC V2.8: FIC029000
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Edition statement
    Library ed.
    Blackstone Audiobooks
    Imprint name
    Blackstone Audiobooks
    Publication date
    12 November 2013