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The Paris wife

The Paris wife

McLain, Paula; MacDuffie, Carrington, 1958-

Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet 28-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness, until she meets Ernest Hemingway. After a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they soon fall in with a circle of lively and volatile expatriates, including F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and Ezra Pound

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Audiobooks. General. Biographical fiction.
Unabridged ed.
Published Oxford: ISIS Soundings, 2012

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Statement of responsibility: Paula McLain
ISBN: 1445019566, 9781445019567
Note: Compact discs.
Performers: Read by Carrington MacDuffie.
Physical Description: 10 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher Number: ICD120410
Subject: Authors, American France Fiction.; Mowrer, Hadley Hemingway, 1891-1979 Fiction.; Paris (France) Social conditions 20th century Fiction.; Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 Marriage Fiction.; Expatriate authors France Fiction.; Authors' spouses Fiction.; Talking Book

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Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a shy twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness when she meets Ernest Hemingway and is captivated by his energy, intensity and burning ambition to write. After a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for France. But glamorous Jazz Age Paris, full of artists and writers, fuelled by alcohol and gossip, is no place for family life and fidelity. Ernest and Hadley's marriage begins to founder, and the birth of a beloved son serves only to drive them further apart. Then, at last, Ernest's ferocious literary endeavours begin to bring him recognition - not least from a woman intent on making him her own...