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Brookland - A Novel

Emily Barton

Brooklyn native Emily Barton has received many accolades for her fiction, including a grant from the NEA. Here she tells the story of Prudence Winship, a woman living in late 18th-century New York who has a vision of a great bridge spanning the East River. After inheriting a gin distillery from her father, Prue uses her resources to undertake one of America's greatest public works projects. But many hardships threaten to curtail her efforts, and realizing her dream will not be an easy task. ". [a] stalwart, evocative second novel ..."-Publishers Weekly

Brooklyn native Emily Barton has received many accolades for her fiction, including a grant from the NEA. Here she tells the story of Prudence Winship, a woman living in late 18th-century New York who has a vision of a great bridge spanning the East River. After inheriting a gin distillery from her father, Prue uses her resources to undertake one of America's greatest public works projects. But many hardships threaten to curtail her efforts, and realizing her dream will not be an easy task. ". [a] stalwart, evocative second novel ..."-Publishers Weekly
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Brooklyn native Emily Barton has received many accolades for her fiction, including a grant from the NEA. Here she tells the story of Prudence Winship, a woman living in late 18th-century New York who has a vision of a great bridge spanning the East River. After inheriting a gin distillery from her father, Prue uses her resources to undertake one of America's greatest public works projects. But many hardships threaten to curtail her efforts, and realizing her dream will not be an easy task. ". [a] stalwart, evocative second novel ..."-Publishers Weekly

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ruth Ann Phimister

Length:

23h 21m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:37


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:04:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:02:49


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:02:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:51:35


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

44:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:40


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:05:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:14:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

56:28


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

54:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

33:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

31:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

24:34


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

47:27


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

55:03


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:01:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

58:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

01:06:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

40:57


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

55:11


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

31:38


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

51:30


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

38:04


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

52:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:23:45


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

48:58


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

02:50