Lavette Family
Books in series6
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(4.4 based on 10 ratings)
  • 1
    The Immigrants | Howard Fast

    The Immigrants

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Howard Fast
    • Narrated By full cast
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    This is a love story of great beauty and great tenderness, the kind of love story that entangles the listener in the lives of the characters, so that after the story is over, one continues to live with those characters. And fortunately, the listener will not have to say farewell to these characters, since it is the first in a series that will tell the story of three Californian families over the course of the 20th century.

    Tedious story badly read

    I cannot think of anyone who would enjoy this performance of the story

    Reviewed on 27 July 2014 by Patrick (dublin, Ireland)
  • 2
    Second Generation | Howard Fast

    Second Generation

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Howard Fast
    • Narrated By Brilliance Audio
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    Howard Fast, author of The Immigrants, has proven himself to be one of this country's most popular authors. This second volume about the fortunes of Dan Lavette, the young Italian who lost his parents but launched a stormy and brilliant career as a result of the great San Francisco earthquake, encompasses an even more dramatic sweep of history from the depression years to the close of World War II.

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  • 3
    The Establishment | Howard Fast

    The Establishment

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Howard Fast
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
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    In The Establishment, Howard Fast pulls the listener into the turbulent and passionate lives of the Dan Lavette family story begun in The Immigrants and continued in Second Generation.

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  • 4
    The Legacy | Howard Fast

    The Legacy

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Howard Fast
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    This fourth-in-series story takes place during the turbulent 1960's as Barbara Lavette and her family are embroiled in the issues of that decade: Civil Rights, Israel's Six-Day War, the Nixon years, Vietnam, and riots in the street. Barbara Lavette develops into a powerful, strong willed, capable person.

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  • 5
    Immigrant's Daughter | Howard Fast

    Immigrant's Daughter

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Howard Fast
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
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    After a life filled with danger, love and death, Barbara, now in her sixties, is living a simple life in San Francisco. And then, almost on a whim, she runs for Congress and sets in motion a series of adventures that brings her back to the excitement of the times, to a renewal of romantic love, to mortal danger as a reporter in Central America, to loss and tragedy, and in the end, to an exultant embracing of life.

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  • 6
    An Independent Woman: Lavette Family Saga | Howard Fast

    An Independent Woman: Lavette Family Saga

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Howard Fast
    • Narrated By Sandra Burr
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    In this unforgettable final chapter of the Immigrants series, Howard Fast follows the trials and joys of the wealthy Lavette matriarch, Barbara, whose life has been a selfless journey powered by an unshakable faith in the human spirit. Barbara now discovers the unexpected delights of finding love in her later years, even as she encounters the most daunting obstacle of her life.

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