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The Night Train

Clyde Edgerton

The author of nine novels, Clyde Edgerton has built a reputation as a sage commentator on the American experience. In The Night Train, Edgerton weaves the ultimately uplifting tale of friends Dwayne, a James Brown-inspired crooner, and Larry, apprentice to a jazz musician. One black, one white, Dwayne and Larry face daunting challenges to their friendship—and futures—in 1960s America. “… the work of a generous, restrained writer whose skill and craft allows small scenes to tell a larger, more profound story.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

The author of nine novels, Clyde Edgerton has built a reputation as a sage commentator on the American experience. In The Night Train, Edgerton weaves the ultimately uplifting tale of friends Dwayne, a James Brown-inspired crooner, and Larry, apprentice to a jazz musician. One black, one white, Dwayne and Larry face daunting challenges to their friendship—and futures—in 1960s America. “… the work of a generous, restrained writer whose skill and craft allows small scenes to tell a larger, more profound story.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The author of nine novels, Clyde Edgerton has built a reputation as a sage commentator on the American experience. In The Night Train, Edgerton weaves the ultimately uplifting tale of friends Dwayne, a James Brown-inspired crooner, and Larry, apprentice to a jazz musician. One black, one white, Dwayne and Larry face daunting challenges to their friendship—and futures—in 1960s America. “… the work of a generous, restrained writer whose skill and craft allows small scenes to tell a larger, more profound story.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Language:

English

Narrators:

T. Ryder Smith

Length:

4h 25m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

09:49


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

10:35


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

05:48


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

20:55


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

04:29


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

05:55


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

06:14


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

20:50


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

10:31


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

22:31


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

07:39


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

08:02


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

04:57


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

04:41


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

08:58


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

06:18


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

04:54


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

07:30


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

14:23


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

05:53


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

02:24


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

05:31


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

07:51


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

16:48


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

05:39


Part 2, Chapter 26
Part 2, Chapter 26

02:25


Part 2, Chapter 27
Part 2, Chapter 27

15:48


Part 2, Chapter 28
Part 2, Chapter 28

11:15


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

04:55


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

01:56