Hearts in atlantis [electronic resource]. Stephen King.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation. Images from that war -- and the protests against it -- had flooded America's living rooms for a decade. Hearts In Atlantis is composed of five interconnected, sequential narratives set in the years from 1960 to 1999. Each story is deeply rooted in the sixties, and each is haunted by the Vietnam War.In "Low Men in Yellow Coats," eleven-year-old Bobby Garfield discovers a world of predatory malice in his own neighborhood and that adults are sometimes not rescuers but at the heart of the terror.In the title story, a bunch of college kids get hooked on a card game, discover the possibility of protest...and confront their own collective heart of darkness, where laughter may be no more than the thinly disguised cry of the beast.In "Blind Willie" and "Why We're in Vietnam," two men who grew up with Bobby in suburban Connecticut try to fill the emptiness of the post-Vietnam era in an America which sometimes seems as hollow and haunted as their own lives.And in "Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling," Bobby returns to his hometown where one final secret, and his heart's desire may await him.Full of danger, suspense, and full of heart, Hearts In Atlantis takes some listeners to a place they have never been...and others to a place they have never been able to completely leave.
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      Narrator: William Hurt.
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      9780743595773 (sound recording)
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      KING, S.; HURT, W. Hearts in atlantis. [electronic resource]. Unabridged. [s. l.]: Atria Books, 2006. ISBN 9780743595773. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.603914. Acesso em: 11 jul. 2020.
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      King S, Hurt W. Hearts in Atlantis. [Electronic Resource]. Unabridged. Atria Books; 2006. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.603914. Accessed July 11, 2020.
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      King S, Hurt W. Hearts in Atlantis. [Electronic Resource]. Unabridged. Atria Books; 2006. Accessed July 11, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.603914
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      King, S., & Hurt, W. (2006). Hearts in atlantis. [electronic resource] (Unabridged.). Atria Books.
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      King, Stephen, and William Hurt. 2006. Hearts in Atlantis. [Electronic Resource]. Unabridged. Atria Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.603914.
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      King, S. and Hurt, W. (2006) Hearts in atlantis. [electronic resource]. Unabridged. Atria Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.603914 (Accessed: 11 July 2020).
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      King, Stephen, and William Hurt. Hearts in Atlantis. [Electronic Resource]. Unabridged. Atria Books, 2006. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.603914.
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Booklist Reviews - Audio And Video Online Reviews 1991-2018

At first disconcertingly slow, Hurt seductively leads listeners into Hearts in Atlantis, five deceptively complex and compelling novellas. The interconnected stories explore how the Vietnam War shaped a generation and expose mystical defining moments in the characters' lives. King narrates several of the tales, and although he is not as polished as Hurt, it is a treat to hear him read his own words. Recommended for a broad audience, including those who aren't usually drawn to King. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2000 April #2

Whether you got the book for the holidays and you are finally catching up on your reading, or you meant to read it but didn't buy it yet go for the unabridged audio version of King's 1999 blockbuster. King shares reading the five loosely interwoven stories with William Hurt. These vignettes are not typical King horror per se but the prose of a creative mind. Hurt's voice grasps the sf aspects of "Low Men in Yellow Coats" with distinction. In the first story, we meet 11-year-old Bobby Garfield during the summer of 1960, when he is befriended by an odd, strange, and single elderly man who employs Bobby to be his eyes and ears and ever watchful of peculiarly specific signs in the neighborhood. King relates the title story about some boys in a college dorm who are addicted to a card game, and the life lessons that they learn on campus over the year. The audio production includes musical interludes, which detract when intrusive but enhance when on the mark. Highly recommended, especially where King is in demand. Kristin M. Jacobi, Eastern Connecticut State Univ., Willimantic Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.