William Styron Reading From Lie Down in DarknessStreaming Audiobook - 2014
Lie Down in Darkness traces the tragic fate of a Southern family with acute sensitivity, in a style that mirrors the inner lives of its four major characters. The parents are estranged, with each favoring one of their two daughters. The father dotes on Peyton, the family beauty, while the mother is devoted to Maudie, the disabled child. Told in flashbacks, opens with Peyton's funeral after her emotional unraveling and suicide. The passage Styron reads here shows Maudie's magical encounter with the workman, Bennie.
Publisher: [United States] : Calliope Author Readings : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (16 min.)) : digital
Call Number: eAudio