Tom Lake
(Audiobook)

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Streep, Meryl, narrator.
Playaway Digital Audio, issuing body.
Playaway Products, LLC, issuing body.
Published
Solon, Ohio : Playaway Products, LLC, [2023].
Status
Main Branch - Playaway
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Published
Solon, Ohio : Playaway Products, LLC, [2023].
Format
Audiobook
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (approximately 11.5 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Language
English
UPC
9798822674066

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Title from Playaway label.
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Release date supplied by publisher.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
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Previously released by HarperCollins, 2023.
Participants/Performers
Read by Meryl Streep.
Description
In the spring of 2020, Lara's three daughters return to the family's orchard in Northern Michigan. While picking cherries, they beg their mother to tell them the story of Peter Duke, a famous actor with whom she shared both a stage and a romance years before at a theater company called Tom Lake. As Lara recalls the past, her daughters examine their own lives and relationship with their mother, and are forced to reconsider the world and everything they thought they knew. Tom Lake is a meditation on youthful love, married love, and the lives parents have led before their children were born. Both hopeful and elegiac, it explores what it means to be happy even when the world is falling apart. As in all of her novels, Ann Patchett combines compelling narrative artistry with piercing insights into family dynamics. The result is a rich and luminous story, told with profound intelligence and emotional subtlety, that demonstrates once again why she is one of the most revered and acclaimed literary talents working today.
Target Audience
Adult.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, A., & Streep, M. (2023). Tom Lake . Playaway Products, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, Ann and Meryl, Streep. 2023. Tom Lake. Playaway Products, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, Ann and Meryl, Streep. Tom Lake Playaway Products, LLC, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, Ann,, and Meryl Streep. Tom Lake Playaway Products, LLC, 2023.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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