Lincoln in the bardo : a novel / George Saunders.
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- ISBN: 0553397575 (Random House Audio)
- ISBN: 9780553397574 (Random House Audio)
- ISBN: 0553397591 (Books on Tape)
- ISBN: 9780553397598 (Books on Tape)
- Physical Description: 6 audio discs (7 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged
- Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Random House Audio, 
- Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 3 / 5.0
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|Participant or Performer Note:||
Read by Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and a full cast.
February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln's beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, lies upstairs in the White House, gravely ill. In a matter of days, despite predictions of a recovery, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth," the president says at the time. "God has called him home." Newspapers report that a grief-stricken Lincoln returned to the crypt several times alone to hold his boy's body. From that seed of historical truth, George Saunders spins a story of familial love and loss that breaks free of its realistic, historical framework into the supernatural realm. Willie Lincoln finds himself in a strange purgatory, where ghosts mingle, gripe, commiserate, quarrel, and enact bizarre acts of penance. Within this transitional state--called, in the Tibetan tradition, the bardo--a monumental struggle erupts over young Willie's soul.
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