Falling Man, Don DeLillo
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Falling Man

Author: Don DeLillo

Narrator: John Slattery

Unabridged: 7 hr 13 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

Published: 05/15/2007

Genre: Fiction - Literary

Synopsis

There is September 11 and then there are the days after, and finally the years. Falling Man is a magnificent, essential novel about the event that defines turn-of-the-century America. It begins in the smoke and ash of the burning towers and traces the aftermath of this global tremor in the intimate lives of a few people. First there is Keith, walking out of the rubble into a life that he¹d always imagined belonged to everyone but him. Then Lianne, his estranged wife, memory-haunted, trying to reconcile two versions of the same shadowy man. And their small son Justin, standing at the window, scanning the sky for more planes. These are lives choreographed by loss, grief and the enormous force of history. Brave and brilliant, Falling Man traces the way the events of September 11 have reconfigured our emotional landscape, our memory and our perception of the world. It is beautiful, heartbreaking, cathartic.

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AudiobooksNow review by Denise on 2007-10-01 13:06:45

I listed to this book through disc 2 - it was hard going. There are vague characters going through painful vague experiences following 9/11 in NYC. I will probably try to read this book - but listening to it about put me to sleep while driving - not a good thing.

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