The Last Life

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.45 hours)
Product Number: Z13886
Released: Apr 01, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501986253
Narrator/s: Saskia Maarleveld
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Narrated by a fifteen-year-old girl with a ruthless regard for truth, The Last Life is a beautifully told novel of lies and ghosts, love and honor. Set in colonial Algeria, and in the south of France and New England, it is the tale of the LaBasse family, whose quiet integrity is shattered by the shots from a grandfather's rifle. As their world suddenly begins to crumble, long-hidden shame emerges: a son abandoned by the family before he was even born, a mother whose identity is not what she has claimed, a father whose act of defiance brings Hotel Bellevue-the family business-to its knees. Messud skillfully and inexorably describes how the stories we tell ourselves, and the lies to which we cling, can turn on us in a moment. It is a work of stunning power from a writer to watch.

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Author(s): Claire Messud

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CD
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Author(s): Claire Messud
Narrator(s): Saskia Maarleveld
Product Number C05137
Released: May 16, 2018
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ISBN: #9781501986222
MP3 CD
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Author(s): Claire Messud
Narrator(s): Saskia Maarleveld
Product Number MP2483
Released: Jul 12, 2018
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ISBN: #9781501999208
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Author(s): Claire Messud
Product Number EB00031382
Released: Sep 28, 2000
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ISBN: #9780547563855

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