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Shade of the Raintree:
The Life and Death of
Ross Lockridge, Jr.
by Larry Lockridge
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Unabridged AUDIO EDITION of RAINTREE COUNTY read by Lloyd James, 42.6 hrs RAINTREE COUNTY in Braille (# BR 10207) in 10 volumes. Listed in the Braille Book Review--Jan.-Feb. 1997 ~
EDITIONS: Raintree County was initially published by Houghton Mifflin in 1948. Concurrently, a Book-of-the-Month edition was issued. In 1949, a British hardcover was published by Macdonald. In connection with the MGM movie, a paperback was released in 1957 by Popular Library and an abridged version by Dell. The novel was issued in a 1984 Arbor House paperback with a preface by Joseph Blotner. Book-of-the-Month Club printed a facsimile hardcover edition in 1992. The first authoritative text was the 1994 Penguin Books paperback edited by Larry Lockridge. The current edition is the Chicago Review Press paperback released in 2007 with a foreword by Herman Wouk. Raintree County has been translated, in abridged form, into Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, German, French, and, notably, three Scandinavian languages, Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish.
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