Day for Night

By Frederick Reiken; Laural Merlington (Narrator); George K. Wilson (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, MP3 CD, 9781400167494)

Publication Date: May 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the May 2010 Indie Next List
“Ten people, 10 stories spanning more than four decades and crossing the Atlantic Ocean. It is left up to the reader to determine what parts of which stories are vital and who is connected to whom in order to answer the final question: Who is the most important link in the chain? The link that, if broken, would result in the whole architecture crumbling to the ground? Intricate, crafty, and fascinating!”
-- Stacie M. Williams, Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, WI


Description

The prizewinning author of The Odd Sea and The Lost Legends of New Jersey offers this dazzling and moving novel about a family's mysterious past.




About the Author

Frederick Reiken is the award-winning author of the novels The Odd Sea and The Lost Legends of New Jersey. His short stories have been published in the New Yorker, and his essays appear in the anthology Living on the Edge of the World. He has worked as a reporter and columnist and is currently a member of the writing faculty at Emerson College. Laural Merlington has recorded well over one hundred audiobooks, including works by Margaret Atwood and Alice Hoffman, and is the recipient of several AudioFile Earphones Awards. An Audie Award nominee, she has also directed over one hundred audiobooks. She has performed and directed for thirty years in theaters throughout the country. In addition to her extensive theater and voice-over work, Laural teaches college in her home state of Michigan. George K. Wilson has narrated over one hundred fiction and nonfiction audiobook titles, from Thomas L. Friedman to Thomas Pynchon, and has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards. He spent ten years in broadcast news, including for the American Forces Radio and Television Service and for rock radio in San Diego and Los Angeles. An American Academy of Dramatic Arts, West, graduate, his acting career includes stage, film, television, commercials, improvisational comedy, and stand-up. George has written and performed in over five hundred nationally syndicated short news satire features for public radio and NPR and has received a national Corporation for Public Broadcasting Gold Award for Best Public Service Program. He has also scripted and hosted corporate videos for Sony, Merck, IBM, and Price Waterhouse. He is currently working on a suspense short story collection and a thriller novel.




NPR
Monday, May 31, 2010

Susan Stamberg gathers recommendations from booksellers Rona Brinlee, Lucia Silva and Daniel Goldin. Their selections for summertime reading include books about small-town America, a polygamist father in over his head, and a postmistress in New England during World War II. More at NPR.org

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Saturday, May 8, 2010

When it comes to perceiving reality, "we are all magicians," writes Frederick Reiken in his new novel, Day for Night. Reiken's novel is full of narratives and narrators � nearly a dozen characters from all over the U.S. and the Middle East help tell this interwoven story. More at NPR.org

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Praise For Day for Night

"Reiken...slowly reveals the submerged connections among his intriguing characters while sustaining psychological sophistication, suspense, shrewd humor, and many-tiered compassion." ---Booklist Starred Review

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