The Art of the Engine Driver, Steven Carroll
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The Art of the Engine Driver

Author: Steven Carroll

Narrator: David Linski; Tom Bromhead; Fiona Hardingham

Unabridged: 6 hr 24 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 12/01/2015

Genre: Fiction - Literary

Synopsis

On a hot summers night in the 1950s, the old and the new, diesel and steam, and town and country all collideand nobody will be left unaffected. As a passenger train leaves Spencer Street Station on its haul to Sydney, a family of threeVic, Rita, and their son, Michaelare off to a party. George Bedser has invited the whole neighborhood to celebrate the engagement of his daughter. Vic is an engine driver, with dreams of being like his hero Paddy Ryan and becoming the master of the smooth ride. As the neighbors walk to the party, the story delves into the lives of a bully, a drunk, a restless girl, and a young boy forced to grow up before he is ready. The Art of the Engine Driver is a luminous and evocative tale of ordinary suburban lives, told with an extraordinary power and depth.

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