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Generosity Audiobook

Written by Richard Powers

Narrated by David Pittu

Published on September 29, 2009

Audio is 1870 hours

Publisher List Price: 26.99 USD

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About Generosity:

The National Book Award-winning author of The Echo Maker proves yet again that “no writer of our time dreams on a grander scale or more knowingly captures the zeitgeist.” (The Dallas Morning News).

What will happen to life when science identifies the genetic basis of happiness? Who will own the patent? Do we dare revise our own temperaments? Funny, fast, and magical, Generosity celebrates both science and the freed imagination. In his most exuberant book yet, Richard Powers asks us to consider the big questions facing humankind as we begin to rewrite our own existence.

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

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A playful and provocative novel about the discovery of the happiness gene.

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RICHARD POWERS is the author of a dozen novels, including The Overstory, which won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, as well as The Echo Maker, which won the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Powers has received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Historical Fiction, and is a four-time National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. He lives in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.

David Pittu is a two-time Tony nominee, and has narrated over 36 audiobooks, including Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, which earned an Audie for literary fiction and best male narrator. His other work includes The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides and An American Spy by Olen Steinhauer. Pittu has also read for Rick Riordan, Ann Rice, and Keigo Higashino, among others.

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“Narrator david Pittou’s easy, thoughtful voice is a pleasure to listen to.” —SoundCommentary.com

“Part of this production’s power is the performance by Pittou, slightly sardonic as Stone, French-accented as Thassa, comfortingly bland as Candace. It’s a reading that doesn’t get in the way of the prose, but offers its own enhancements to Powers’ good writing.” —Providence Journal Bulletin

Generosity was published on September 29, 2009.

The Generosity Audiobook is 1870 hours. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Generosity

Generosity includes the following subjects: World Literature / American / 21st Century. The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Literary.

About the Author(s) of Generosity

The author of Generosity is Richard Powers.

About the Narrator of Generosity Audiobook

The narrator for the Generosity Audiobook is David Pittu.

Generosity Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427207682. The ISBN-13 is 9781427207685.

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