My Name Is Lucy Barton

  • by Elizabeth Strout
  • Narrated by Kimberly Farr
  • 4 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, read by Kimberly Farr.
A mother comes to visit her daughter in hospital after having not seen her in many years. Her unexpected visit forces Lucy to confront her past, uncovering long-buried memories of a profoundly impoverished childhood, and her present, as the fa├žade of her new life in New York begins to crumble, awakening her to the reality of her faltering marriage and her unsteady journey towards becoming a writer.
From Lucy's hospital bed, we are drawn ever more deeply into the emotional complexity of family life, the inescapable power of the past and the memories - however painful - that bind a family together.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Brilliant book and brilliant performance

Elizabeth Stroud has written an intimate book with such strength that it will stay with me for many years. I'm am already on to Olive Kitteridge.
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- Gabrielle

well written but the subject didn't grab me

narration was good
writing was clear and moving. But Lucy and her dismal family held no interest for me
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-02-2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Limited