The Ballad of the Sad Café

Audio Book (CD) | May 27, 2014

byCarson McCullersRead byDavid LeDoux, Joe Barrett

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A classic work that has charmed generations, this collection assembles Carson McCullers?s best stories, including her beloved novella ?The Ballad of the Sad Café.? A haunting tale of a human triangle that culminates in an astonishing brawl, the novella introduces listeners to Miss Amelia, a formidable southern woman whose café serves as the town?s gathering place. Among other fine works, the collection also includes ?Wunderkind,? McCullers?s first published story written when she was only seventeen about a musical prodigy who suddenly realizes she will not go on to become a great pianist. The Ballad of the Sad Café is a brilliant study of love and longing from one of the South?s finest writers.

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A classic work that has charmed generations, this collection assembles Carson McCullers?s best stories, including her beloved novella ?The Ballad of the Sad Café.? A haunting tale of a human triangle that culminates in an astonishing brawl, the novella introduces listeners to Miss Amelia, a formidable southern woman whose café serves a...

Carson McCullers was born in Columbus, Georgia, on February 19, 1917. She died at age fifty in Nyack, New York, on September 29, 1967. A promising pianist, she had hoped to enroll at the Juilliard School of Music when she was seventeen, but when she arrived in New York, she attended writing classes at Columbia University instead. In De...

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Format:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:6 × 7 × 1 inPublished:May 27, 2014Publisher:Brilliance AudioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1491528729

ISBN - 13:9781491528723

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