Arcadia

Version: Unabridged
Author: Lauren Groff
Narrator: Andrew Garman
Genres: Literary Fiction
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: April 2012
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 10 hours
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Overview

Lauren Groff's acclaimed debut novel The Monsters of Templeton was short-listed for the Orange Prize. Her second novel, Arcadia opens in the late 1960s with a group of young idealists forming a commune in western New York State. Into this group is born Bit, who grows into a quiet, distant man. Over the course of 50 years, Bit witnesses the utopia crumble and the world change in unimaginable ways. "Richly peopled and ambitious . is one of the most moving and satisfying novels I've read in a long time."-Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

Author Details

Author Details

Groff, Lauren

Lauren Groff was born in Cooperstown, New York, which is the model for "Templeton," her novel's setting. Groff's short stories have appeared in publications including "The Atlantic Monthly," "Ploughshares" and "The Best American Short Stories" and "Pushcart Prize" anthologies. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.