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Waiting for Eden Audiobook

Waiting for Eden Audiobook

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by Elliot Ackerman

  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • Release date: 09-25-18
  • Language: English

Description

“Patiently, and unflinchingly, Ackerman is becoming one of the great poet laureates of America’s tragic adventurism across the globe.” (Pico Iyer)

Eden lies in a hospital bed, unable to move or speak. His wife Mary spends every day on the sofa in his room. We see them through the eyes of Eden’s best friend, a fellow Marine who didn’t make it back home — and who must relive the secrets held between all three of them as he waits for Eden to finally, mercifully die and join him in whatever comes after.  

A breathtakingly spare and shattering novel that explores the unseen aftereffects — and unacknowledged casualties — of war, Waiting for Eden is a piercingly insightful, deeply felt meditation on loyalty, friendship, betrayal, and love.   

“The Tim O’Brien of our era.” (Vogue)

“Devastating.” (The Wall Street Journal)

“Haunting…. Daring.” (The Boston Globe

“Heart-wrenching.” (NPR)

Additional information

Author

Elliot Ackerman

Narrated by

MacLeod Andrews

Length

3 hrs and 27 mins

Release date

09-25-18

Language

English

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