On Beauty

Zadie Smith (Author) Peter Francis James (Read by)
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Description

Englishman Howard Belsey, a Rembrandt scholar who doesn't like Rembrandt, is a professor at Wellington, a New England college. He has been married for thirty years to Kiki, an American who no longer resembles the sexy activist she once was. Their three children pursue their own paths: Levi quests after authentic blackness; Zora believes that intellectuals can redeem everybody; and Jerome struggles to be a believer in a family of atheists. Then Jerome, Howard's older son, falls for Victoria, the daughter of right-wing icon Monty Kipps, and the two families find themselves thrown together, provoking an honest--and honestly funny--look at people's self-deceptions.

Product Details

Price
$37.95  $34.91
Publisher
Blackstone Audiobooks
Publish Date
October 01, 2005
Dimensions
5.3 X 6.7 X 0.6 inches | 0.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
MP3 CD
EAN/UPC
9780792738404
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About the Author

Zadie Smith is the critically acclaimed author of various bestselling novels, including White Teeth and The Autograph Man. She was born in Northwest London in 1975 and still lives in the area.

Peter Francis James is an accomplished actor on both the stage and the screen. His theater credits include roles in On Golden Pond, Much Ado about Nothing, and August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean. His many film and television credits include Jahfree Neema in Oz, Raymond Parks in The Rosa Parks Story, Joe Gould's Secret, The Guiding Light, Law & Order: SVU, and Third Watch.