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Edgar and Lucy

Victor Lodato

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Eight-year-old Edgar Fini’s loyalty is torn between the two women in his life. There’s his mother, Lucy, who, though she has moments where she loves him, mostly disappears at night with her various “suitors.” And then there’s his grandmother, Florence, who dotes on him to the point where she is at a loss when he isn’t around. Since his father’s suicide, Florence and Edgar’s relationship has become obsessive, each fully dependent on the other. When Florence suddenly dies, Lucy is thrown into the role of main caretaker and doesn’t know how to handle her new job. But as Edgar and Lucy adjust, they must also deal with Ron, a local butcher who wants to court Lucy, and Conrad, an unsettlingly attentive adult whose intentions are at one more sinister and more innocent than Edgar could ever know. After Conrad separates Edgar from his mother, the man and the boy form a home life of two, isolated deep in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, an arrangement that is not at all one-sided, even as Lucy, their hometown, and as time goes on, a wider world hunts for the boy. A new literary audiobook from and Weissberg Award winning playwright and PEN USA Award for Fiction winning writer Victor Lodato, Edgar and Lucy is a masterfully written story of a broken family struggling to stay together. "I love this book. Profoundly spiritual and hilariously specific...an unusual and intimate epic that manages to capture the wonder and terror of both child and parenthood with an uncanny clarity." - Lena Dunham, bestselling author of Not That Kind of Girl "This tale gradually exerts a fiendish grip on the reader" - Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand “Took my breath away.” — Sophie McManus, author of The Unfortunates "A quirky coming-of-age novel that deepens into something dark and strange without losing its heart or its sense of wonder." - Tom Perrotta, bestselling author of The Leftovers "Victor Lodato may be our bard of the sadness, humor, and confusion of loss. He senses the absurdities and elation of mourning and chi

Language:

English

Length:

19h 46m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

01:00


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

38:05


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

43:23


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:15


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

13:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

27:25


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:29


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

33:10


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

18:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

34:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:23


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

30:18


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:46


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:14


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

13:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:36


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

21:11


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

25:33


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

26:45


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

26:08


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:41


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

11:41


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:47


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

21:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

36:02


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

01:45


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

16:34


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

16:27


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

33:30


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

24:36


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

16:59


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:13


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

31:57


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:58


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:50


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

28:11


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:16


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:35


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:44


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

14:21


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

10:49


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

08:29


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

11:13


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:18


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

18:57


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

11:43


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:12


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

10:00


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:09


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

00:59


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

14:35


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

15:46


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

11:13


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

13:59


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:13


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

02:24


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

29:18


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

19:42


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

27:06


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

14:52


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

24:34


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:24


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

08:25


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

18:09


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

12:25


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:21


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

01:14


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

16:55


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

10:29


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

11:12


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

15:31


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:38


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

00:55