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MEET ME UNDER THE OMBU TREE

by | Read by Juanita McMahon

Fiction • 22.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2001

This long and complicated romance moves from the pampas of Argentina to the landscape of Europe as Sophia Solanas is exiled by her family for falling in love with a man they disapprove of. Twenty years later a family tragedy calls her home, where she must confront her past. The story is narrated skillfully by Juanita McMahon, whose only significant problem is the endings of women's names. The heroine's, for examples, often ends up as "Sofier." At first, this distraction appears to be an attempt to differentiate the accents of the Irish characters and the Argentines, but if so, the technique is not consistent. Still, McMahon does well with other aspects of a convoluted story that races along without stopping to focus on either its tragedies or its joys. B.H.B. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 07]

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Formats

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2006

CS ISBN 9781845055523 $109.75 • Sixteen cassettes

CD ISBN 9781419396861 $119.75 • Eighteen CDs

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