Like a Fading Shadow

A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.42 hours)
Product Number: Z100140271
Released: Aug 21, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781977399359
Narrator/s: Robert Fass
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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The year is 1968 and James Earl Ray has just shot Martin Luther King, Jr. For two months he evades authorities, driving to Canada, securing a fake passport, and flying to London, all while relishing the media's confusion about his location and his image on the FBI's Most Wanted list. Eventually he lands at the Hotel Portugal in Lisbon, where he anxiously awaits a visa to Angola. But the visa never comes, and for his last ten days of freedom, Ray walks around Lisbon, paying for his pleasures and rehearsing his fake identities. Using recently declassified FBI files, Antonio MuNoz Molina reconstructs Ray's final steps through the Portuguese capital, taking us inside his feverish mind, troubled past, and infamous crime. But Lisbon is also the city that inspired MuNoz Molina's first novel, A Winter in Lisbon, and as he returns now, thirty years later, it becomes the stage for and witness to three alternating stories: Ray in 1968 at the center of an international manhunt; a thirty-year-old MuNoz Molina in 1987 struggling to find his literary voice; and the author in the present, reflecting on his life and the form of the novel as an instrument for imagining the world through another person's eyes.

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Original Publish Date: Aug 21, 2018

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Narrator(s): Robert Fass
Product Number DD39547
Released: Aug 21, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781977319357
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