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  • A Play in Story Form: Penguin Classics
  • By: John Steinbeck
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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Burning Bright

By: John Steinbeck
Narrated by: Richard Poe
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Summary

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A man can't scrap his bloodline, can't snip the thread of immortality.

Such is the strength of Joe Saul's desperate longing for a child that he feels as if a dark curse is upon him after three unfruitful years of marriage. Yet unbeknown to him, he is sterile. His beautiful, young, devoted wife loves him so much that she secretly conceives the child of another man. But when Joe discovers her deception, his anguish is greater than ever before.... 

A powerful, tragic and deeply moving tale.

©1950 John Steinbeck (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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