The Story of an Hour, Kate Chopin
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The Story of an Hour

Author: Kate Chopin

Narrator: Cathy Dobson

Unabridged: 7 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 05/06/2013


Kate Chopin's brilliant short story about an hour in the life of a young wife. When news arrives that Louise's husband has been killed in a railroad accident, her family and friends are careful to break it to her gently, knowing that she has a heart condition. Louise locks herself in her room for an hour, during which she realizes that this bereavement is the start of a new life of freedom and independence. But a much greater shock awaits her when she leaves her room and goes downstairs....