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    • Lincoln

    • A Novel
    • De : Gore Vidal
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 32 h et 54 min
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    Lincoln is the cornerstone of Gore Vidal’s fictional American chronicle, which includes Burr; 1876; Washington, D.C.; Empire; and Hollywood. It opens early on a frozen winter morning in 1861, when President-elect Abraham Lincoln slips into Washington, flanked by two bodyguards. The future president is in disguise, for there is talk of a plot to murder him. During the next four years there will be numerous plots to murder this man who has sworn to unite a disintegrating nation.

    Prix : 26,93 €

    • Burr

    • A Novel
    • De : Gore Vidal
    • Lu par : Grover Gardner
    • Durée : 21 h et 20 min
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    Here is an extraordinary portrait of one of the most complicated - and misunderstood - figures among the Founding Fathers. In 1804, while serving as vice president, Aaron Burr fought a duel with his political nemesis, Alexander Hamilton, and killed him. In 1807, he was arrested, tried, and acquitted of treason. In 1833, Burr is newly married, an aging statesman considered a monster by many. But he is determined to tell his own story, and he chooses to confide in a young New York City journalist. Burr is the first novel in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series.

    Prix : 26,93 €

    • The Golden Age

    • De : Gore Vidal
    • Lu par : Anne Twomey
    • Durée : 17 h et 28 min
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    The Golden Age is a vibrant tapestry of American political and cultural life from 1939 to 1954, when the epochal events of World War II and the Cold War transformed America, once and for all, for good or ill, from a republic into an empire.

    Also available abridged.

    Prix : 25,08 €

    • The Last Empire

    • Essays 1992-2000
    • De : Gore Vidal
    • Lu par : Dan Cashman
    • Durée : 5 h et 58 min
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    The Last Empire is Gore Vidal's ninth collection of essays in the course of his distinguished literary career. Vidal displays unparalleled range and inimitable style as he offers incisive observations about terrorism, civil liberties, the CIA, Al Gore, Tony Blair, and the Clintons, interwoven with a rich tapestry of personal anecdote, critical insight, and historical detail. Written between the first presidential campaign of Bill Clinton and the electoral crisis of 2000, The Last Empire is a sweeping coda to the still-existing conflicted vision of the American dream.

    Prix : 17,30 €

    • The Best Man

    • De : Gore Vidal
    • Lu par : Terrence Currier, Johnny Holliday, Naomi Jacobson, and others
    • Durée : 1 h et 58 min
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    This darkly satirical drama by Gore Vidal finds two presidential contenders seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-president, and explores how personal agendas can change the course of a nation's destiny. The political intrigues rampant in Vidal's 1960 setting are strangely similar what is going on today. Includes an interview with actors Fred Thompson and Marsha Mason.

    Prix : 4,75 €

    • Inventing a Nation

    • Washington, Adams, Jefferson
    • De : Gore Vidal
    • Lu par : Paul Hecht, Gore Vidal
    • Durée : 5 h et 12 min
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    Volumes have been written about George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, but no previous work captures the intimate and vital details the way Inventing a Nation does. Vidal's consummate skill takes you into the minds and private rooms of these great men, illuminating their opinions of one another and their concerns about crafting a workable democracy.

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • Myra Breckinridge

    • A Novel
    • De : Gore Vidal, Camille Paglia - introduction
    • Lu par : Michelle Hendley, Camille Paglia
    • Durée : 6 h et 59 min
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    "I am Myra Breckinridge, whom no man will ever possess." So begins the irresistible testimony of the luscious instructor of Empathy and Posture at Buck Loner's Academy of Drama and Modeling. Myra has a secret that only her surgeon shares; a passion for classic Hollywood films, which she regards as the supreme achievements of Western culture; and a sacred mission to bring heteronormative civilization to its knees. Fifty years after its first publication unleashed gales of laughter, delight, and ferocious dissent, Myra's moment to instruct and delight has once again arrived.

    Prix : 22,44 €

    • The Golden Age

    • De : Gore Vidal
    • Lu par : Kathryn Walker
    • Durée : 6 h et 12 min
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    The Golden Age is a vibrant tapestry of American political and cultural life from 1939 to 1954, when the epochal events of World War II and the Cold War transformed America, once and for all, for good or ill, from a republic into an empire.

    Also available unabridged.

    Prix : 13,11 €