My Education by Susan Choi audiobook

My Education

By Susan Choi
Read by Tavia Gilbert

Blackstone Publishing 9780670024902
12.65 Hours Unabridged
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Regina Gottlieb had been warned about Professor NicholasBrodeur long before arriving as a graduate student at his prestigious universityhigh on a pastoral hill. He’s said to lie in the dark in his office whileundergraduate women read couplets to him. He’s condemned on the walls of thewomen’s restroom and enjoys films by Roman Polanski. But no one warned Reginaabout his exceptional physical beauty—or his charismatic, volatile wife. My Education is the story of Regina’s mistakes, which begin in thebedroom and end—if they do—fifteen years in the future and thousands of milesaway. By turns erotic and completely catastrophic, Regina’s misadventuresdemonstrate what can happen when the chasm between desire and duty is too wideto bridge.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction

A Washington Post Notable Book of 2013

An Amazon Top 100 Book of 2013

Regina Gottlieb had been warned about Professor NicholasBrodeur long before arriving as a graduate student at his prestigious universityhigh on a pastoral hill. He’s said to lie in the dark in his office whileundergraduate women read couplets to him. He’s condemned on the walls of thewomen’s restroom and enjoys films by Roman Polanski. But no one warned Reginaabout his exceptional physical beauty—or his charismatic, volatile wife.

My Education is the story of Regina’s mistakes, which begin in thebedroom and end—if they do—fifteen years in the future and thousands of milesaway. By turns erotic and completely catastrophic, Regina’s misadventuresdemonstrate what can happen when the chasm between desire and duty is too wideto bridge.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A raw, wild, hurtling foray into the tangled realms of sexuality and self-knowledge..” Jennifer Egan, New York Times bestselling author
“Gets top marks for slyly re-inventing the affaire de l’académie in My Education.” Vanity Fair
“This smart exploration of bisexuality follows a series of relationships and sexual encounters that explore the complexity of the characters’ desires.” New York Times
“A scorching hot read…a chaise-lounge literary page-turner par excellence: sexy, smart, well plotted, jammed with observations witty and profound, and so well written it occasionally leaves you gasping.” Newsday
“Explores a young heart and its painfully naïve and bold ways…It’s The Graduate meets The L Word meets the Carey Mulligan flick An Education.” Marie Claire
“Elegantly written…[Choi is] a graceful, perceptive writer.” New York Times Book Review
“A smart and witty novel about college life…Choi gives this worn setup all the nubile energy of a new school year.” Washington Post
“Captivating…In intimate, erotic detail, the novel tackles the brutality of love and how an innocuous flirtation can become an all-consuming affair.” San Francisco Chronicle
“Both erotic and literary.” New York magazine
My Education…establishes how good a novelist Choi has become.” Harper’s
“A deeply human tale of intentional mistakes, love and lust, and the search for a clearer vision of one’s self.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Captures the heady romanticism that infuses a youthful love affair before the responsibilities and realities of adulthood set in. This is a masterful coming-of-age novel.” Booklist
“Dark and stormy…Choi keeps the moments between her characters believable while building momentum toward the illicit lovers’ inevitable falling-out.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Susan Choi

Author Bio: Susan Choi

Susan Choi is the author of several acclaimed novels, including Trust Exercise, which won the National Book Award. Her work has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award and winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award and the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 12.65
Audience: Adult
Language: English