The Lacuna
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The Lacuna

3.75 (48,719 ratings by Goodreads)
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This title is a winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2010. Born in the US and reared in Mexico, Harrison Shepherd is a liability to his social-climbing mother, Salome. When a violent incident sends him to North Carolina, he remakes himself in America's hopeful image. But political winds continue to throw him between north and south, in a plot that turns many times on the unspeakable breach - the lacuna - between truth and public presumption. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60 per cent of the author's work and as low as 30 per cent with characters and plotlines removed.show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 142 x 143 x 36mm | 358g
  • W F Howes Ltd
  • Whole Story Audio Books
  • Rearsby, United Kingdom
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1407458841
  • 9781407458847
  • 771,789

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"This remarkable novel is a finely crafted story of identity and loyalty." The Daily Express "Tender, tragic, always compelling." The Independent on Sunday "Kingsolver stands up for the enduring and redemptive power of a good story." The Times"show more

Rating details

48,719 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 29% (13,952)
4 36% (17,586)
3 22% (10,762)
2 9% (4,249)
1 4% (2,170)
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