Hardly Knew Her by Laura Lippman audiobook

Hardly Knew Her

By Laura Lippman
Read by Linda Emond  and Francois Battiste

HarperAudio
0.57 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780061763038

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman has been hailed as one of the best crime fiction writers in America today, winning virtually every major award in the genre. The author of the enormously popular series featuring Baltimore P.I. Tess Monaghan as well as three critically lauded stand-alone novels, Lippman now turns her attention to short stories—and reveals another level of mastery. For people who have yet to listen to Lippman, get ready to experience the spellbinding power of "one of today's most pleasing storytellers, hailed for her keen psychological insights and her compelling characterizations," (San Diego Union-Tribune), who has "invigorated the crime fiction arena with smart, innovative, and exciting work" (George Pelecanos). As for longtime devotees of her multiple award-winning novels, you'll discover that you hardly know her. This audio contains the individual short story “Hardly Knew Her”, from the collection Hardly Knew Her.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2008 Anthony Award for Best Short Story

A 2008 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee for Best Short Story Collection

Selected for the November 2008 Indie Next List

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman has been hailed as one of the best crime fiction writers in America today, winning virtually every major award in the genre. The author of the enormously popular series featuring Baltimore P.I. Tess Monaghan as well as three critically lauded stand-alone novels, Lippman now turns her attention to short stories—and reveals another level of mastery.

For people who have yet to listen to Lippman, get ready to experience the spellbinding power of "one of today's most pleasing storytellers, hailed for her keen psychological insights and her compelling characterizations," (San Diego Union-Tribune), who has "invigorated the crime fiction arena with smart, innovative, and exciting work" (George Pelecanos). As for longtime devotees of her multiple award-winning novels, you'll discover that you hardly know her.

This audio contains the individual short story “Hardly Knew Her”, from the collection Hardly Knew Her.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Lippman…writes suspense stories of startling emotional depth.”  Washington Post on Hardly Knew Her 
“One of the best collections released in quite some time…From murderous, tense tales to more poignant but still murderous offerings…Lippman writes realistic, intelligent dialogue that can morph from humorous to dangerous during the course of a conversation…Riveting.”  Boston Globe on Hardly Knew Her 
“Intricate and witty.”  Publishers Weekly on Hardly Knew Her 
“Reveals her great gift for whiplash short stories…Lippman tells deliciously vicious, topsy-turvy tales of women taking revenge…Lippman is a class act and a potent storyteller in these elegant, furious, and blues-blasting dispatches.”  Booklist on Hardly Knew Her 
“Lippman shows herself to be a master of short fiction…Read them fast, like a glutton, or slowly to savor each one. Either way, this is a treasure.”  Library Journal on Hardly Knew Her 
“Chilling…Lippman’s fans won’t be disappointed.”  Kirkus Reviews on Hardly Knew Her 

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Author Bio: Laura Lippman

Author Bio: Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman is a New York Times bestselling novelist who has won more than twenty awards for her fiction, including the Edgar Award—and been nominated for thirty more. Since her debut in 1997, she has published twenty-one novels, a novella, a children’s book, and a collection of short stories. Her books have been translated into over twenty languages. Laura lives in Baltimore with her husband, David Simon, and their daughter.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 0.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English