Sister Carrie

  • von Theodore Dreiser
  • Sprecher: C.M. Hebert
  • 17 Std. 7 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Sister Carrie is an epic of urban life, the story of an innocent heroine adrift in an indifferent city. When small-town girl Carrie Meeber sets out for Chicago, she is equipped with nothing but a few dollars, a certain unspoiled beauty and charm, and a pitiful lack of preparation for the complex moral choices she will face. Her story is one of struggle, from sweatshop to stage success, and of the love she inspires in a married man twice her age, whose obsession with her threatens to destroy him.Dreiser reveals with powerful insight the driving forces of our culture: America's restless idealism, glamorous material seductions, and spiritual innocence.The book's strengths include a brooding but compassionate view of humanity, a memorable cast of characters, and a compelling narrative line. It is a work of pivotal importance in American literature, becoming a model for subsequent American writers of realism.

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Spannend & gelungen

Hebert kann mit ihrer tiefen Stimme sowohl Frauen als auch Männer gut mimen. Ein gelungenes Hörbuch, das ich dank der spannenden Story auch mit großem Enthusiasmus gehört habe!
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Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 18.11.2005
  • Verlag: Blackstone Audio, Inc.