Confessions of Edward Day

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Author(s): Valerie Martin
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Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: C5889
Released: Sep 10, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440741760
Narrator/s: Andrew Garman
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The winner of many prestigious literary prizes- including the Orange-Valerie Martin also penned the modern classic Mary Reilly. Here she re-creates the vibrant world of 1970s theater in New York City to craft the tale of Edward Day, an ambitious young actor whose life changes at a bawdy party on the Jersey shore.

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Confessions of Edward Day
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Product Number:Z2454
Product Number:C5889

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Author(s): Valerie Martin
Narrator(s): Andrew Garman
Product Number Z2454
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781456111595

Professional reviews

"Andrew Garman's narration is right on the mark for this story of aspiration, competitive friendships, and complicated love. Self-absorbed New Yorker Edward Day recounts how be became a successful actor. Some of it's the usual story of paying his dues by juggling three jobs and going to every audition he could find. But during these years of struggle a trip to the shore led to the relationship triangle that informs the rest of his life. On the New Jersey sand he made love with Madeleine, an aspiring actress, and later he was saved from a riptide by Guy, another young actor. Garman delivers the narrow range of emotions that Edward is willing to show off stage. He delivers Edward's internal monologues in stentorian tones that make one imagine the actor standing in a spotlight on a stage. J.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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