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Audiobooks Narrated by Jean Brassard

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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
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The American Fiancée Audiobook

The American Fiancée

Author: Eric Dupont Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: February 2020

In this extraordinary breakout novel – a rich, devastatingly humorous epic of one unforgettable family – award-winning author Eric Dupont illuminates the magic of stories, the bonds of family, and the twists of fate and fortune to transform our lives. A new translation of Eric Dupont’s La fiancée américaine Over the course of the twentieth century, three generations of the Lamontagnes will weather love, passion, jealousy, revenge and death. Their complicated family dynamic as dramatic as Puccini’s legendary opera, Tosca – will propel their rise, and fall, and take them around the world . . . until they finally confront the secrets of their complicated pasts. Born on Christmas, Louis Lamontagne, the family’s patriarch, is a larger-than-life lothario and raconteur who inherits his mother’s teal eyes and his father’s brutish good looks and whose charms travel beyond Quebec, across the state of New York where he wins at county fairs as a larger-than-life strongman, and even in Europe, where he is deployed for the US Army during World War II. We meet his daughter, Madeleine, who opens a successful chain of diners using the recipes from her grandmother, the original American Fiancée, and vows never to return to her hometown. And we end with her son Gabriel, another ladies’ man in the family, who falls in love with a woman he follows to Berlin and discovers unexpected connections there to the Lamontagne family that re-frame the entire course of the events in the book. An unholy marriage of John Irving and Gary Shteyngart with the irresistible whimsy of Elizabeth McCracken, The American Fiancée is a big, bold, wildly ambitious novel that introduces a dynamic new voice to contemporary literature.

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The American Fiancee: A Novel Audiobook

The American Fiancee: A Novel

Author: Eric Dupont Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: February 2020

In this extraordinary breakout novel—a rich, devastatingly humorous epic of one unforgettable family—award-winning author Eric Dupont illuminates the magic of stories, the bonds of family, and the twists of fate and fortune to transform our lives. Over the course of the twentieth century, three generations of the Lamontagnes will weather love, passion, jealousy, revenge, and death. Their complicated family dynamic—as dramatic as Puccini’s legendary opera, Tosca—will propel their rise, and fall, and take them around the world . . . until they finally confront the secrets of their complicated pasts. Born on Christmas, Louis Lamontagne, the family’s patriarch, is a larger-than-life lothario and raconteur who inherits his mother’s teal eyes and his father’s brutish good looks and whose charms travel beyond Quebec, across the state of New York where he wins at county fairs as a larger-than-life strongman, and even in Europe, where he is deployed for the US Army during World War II. We meet his daughter, Madeleine, who opens a successful chain of diners using the recipes from her grandmother, the original American Fiancée, and vows never to return to her hometown. And we end with her son Gabriel, another ladies' man in the family, who falls in love with a woman he follows to Berlin and discovers unexpected connections there to the Lamontagne family that re-frame the entire course of the events in the book. An unholy marriage of John Irving and Gary Shteyngart with the irresistible whimsy of Elizabeth McCracken, The American Fiancée is a big, bold, wildly ambitious novel that introduces a dynamic new voice to contemporary literature.

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The Waning of the Middle Ages Audiobook

The Waning of the Middle Ages

Author: Johan Huizinga Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: January 2020

A classic study of the forms of life, thought and art in France and the Netherlands in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, it is the remarkable work of Dutch historian Johan Huizinga. Huizinga brings a depth of knowledge, commentary and insight into the way of life, spirit and artistic expression of medieval times. For Huizinga, the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries were much more than the prelude to a new period in history - the Renaissance. They were a completion, culmination and maturity of medieval life and thought.

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The Measure of the World Audiobook

The Measure of the World

Author: Charles Davis Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: June 2019

France, 1791. Amid the political turmoil of the French Revolution, another revolution is taking place, an ambitious project to remeasure the Paris meridian, thus determining the precise distance from the North Pole to the Equator in order to calculate a new base unit of length, the meter, establishing a rational system of measurement based on nature that will unite all people of all nations for all time. A young surveyor and would-be savant sets out for Southern France, charged with reconnoitering the ground ahead of the main expedition and drawing preliminary maps of poorly charted land near the frontier with Spain. In the course of his travels, he realizes people are rarely rational, and not everyone wants to live in a savant's utopia. He also discovers love, rivalry, murder, and a sense of place as he pieces together a map of life that will serve him for the rest of his days. The Measure of the World is a tale of adventure and misadventure exploring how maps tell stories, charting physical and metaphysical ways through the world, defining who we think we are and what we value.

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Revolution Audiobook

Revolution

Author: Emmanuel Macron Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: November 2017

Some believe that our country is in decline, that the worst is yet to come, that our civilization is being wiped out. That only withdrawal or civil strife are on our horizon. That to protect ourselves from the great transformations taking place around the globe, we should go back in time and apply the recipes of last century.Others imagine that France can continue on its slow downward slide. That the game of political juggling?first the Left, then the Right?will allow us breathing space. The same faces and the same people who have been around for so long.I am convinced that they are all wrong. It is their models, their recipes, that have simply failed. France as a whole has not failed.In Revolution, Emmanuel Macron, the youngest president in the history of France, reveals his personal story and his inspirations and discusses his vision of France and its future in a new world that is undergoing a "great transformation" the like of which has not been known since the Renaissance.This is a remarkable book that seeks to lay the foundations for a new society-a compelling testimony and statement of values by an important political leader who has become the flag-bearer for a new kind of politics.

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A Very French Christmas: The Greatest French Holiday Stories of All Time Audiobook

A Very French Christmas: The Greatest French Holiday Stories of All Time

Author: Alphonse Daudet, Guy de Maupassant, Various Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: October 2017

A continuation of the popular Very Christmas Series, this collection brings together the best French Christmas stories of all time in an elegant and vibrant collection featuring classics by Guy de Maupassant and Alphonse Daudet, plus stories by the esteemed twentieth-century author Irène Némirovsky and contemporary writers Dominique Fabre and Jean-Philippe Blondel.With a holiday spirit conveyed through sparkling Paris streets, opulent feasts, wandering orphans, kindly monks, homesick soldiers, oysters, crayfish, ham, bonbons, flickering desire, and more than a little wine, this collection encapsulates the holiday spirit. This is Christmas à la française-delicious, intense and unexpected, proving that nobody does Christmas like the French.

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French Twist Audiobook

French Twist

Author: James Patterson, Richard DiLallo Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: February 2017

Who is killing New York's most beautiful women? Gorgeous women are dropping dead at upscale department stores in New York City. Detective Luc Moncrief and Detective Katherine Burke are close to solving the mystery, but looks can be deceiving.... BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop listening All original content from James Patterson

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The Christmas Mystery Audiobook

The Christmas Mystery

Author: James Patterson Narrator: Jean Brassard, Richard DiLallo Release Date: December 2016

Have yourself a scary little Christmas. In the heart of the holiday season, priceless paintings have vanished from a Park Avenue murder scene. Now, dashing French detective Luc Moncrief must become a quick study in the art of the steal--before a coldblooded killer paints the town red. Merry Christmas, Detective. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON -Novels you can devour in a few hours -Impossible to stop listening -All original content from James Patterson

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The Christmas Mystery: BookShots Audiobook

The Christmas Mystery: BookShots

Author: James Patterson Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: December 2016

Two stolen paintings disappear from a Park Avenue murder scene - French detective Luc Moncrief is in for a merry Christmas.

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The Missing Matisse Audiobook

The Missing Matisse

Author: Pierre H. Matisse Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: November 2016

An artful journey of discovery in the search for true identity and truth. Born into a famous family of artists, Pierre Matisse grew up immersed in the artistic life of Paris and the French Riviera, spending time with some of the most famous artists of the twentieth century, including Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. The man he knew as his grandfather, legendary artist Henri Matisse, gave him his first painting lesson and a strong desire to become a great artist in his own right. Being a Matisse was an important part of young Pierre's identity. So he was crushed and bewildered when at the outbreak of World War II his mother suddenly announced to her twelve-year-old son, "You are no longer a Matisse." With no explanation, she changed her son's name and sent him away. So began Pierre's lifelong search to solve the mystery of his true identity. What had happened? Why had his family seemingly rejected him? Who was his real father? Those questions are the intriguing backdrop to this memoir of Pierre's fascinating and adventurous life on three continents. Spanning the insider art world of 1930s Paris, the battles of World War II, the occupation of France by the Nazis, Pierre's involvement with the French resistance, his postwar work restoring art and historical monuments, and his eventual decision to create a new life in North America, The Missing Matisse is a story of intrigue, faith, and drama as one man journeys to discover the truth about who he is-before it's too late.

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French Kiss: A Detective Luc Moncrief Story Audiobook

French Kiss: A Detective Luc Moncrief Story

Author: James Patterson, Richard DiLallo Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: October 2016

Bonjour, Detective. Now watch your back. Very handsome and charming French detective Luc Moncrief joined the NYPD for a fresh start--but someone wants to make his first big case his last. Welcome to New York. BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop listening All original content from James Patterson

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The French Kiss: BookShots Audiobook

The French Kiss: BookShots

Author: James Patterson Narrator: Jean Brassard Release Date: October 2016

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. French detective Luc Moncrief joined the NYPD for a fresh start - but someone wants to make his first big case his last. Welcome to New York.

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