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COASTING TRADE

by | Read by Anita Best, Robert Joy, Rick Boland

Poetry & Drama • 45 min. • Audio Program • © 2006

In a performance of less than an hour, producer Chris Brookes and poet Robin McGrath transport the listener to a Yankee schooner circling Newfoundland in the late nineteenth century. The production, a Canadian tapestry for the ears, is beautifully embellished with sound effects that capture the waves, ship sounds, and local fauna. Robert Joy, Rick Boland, and Anita Best bring a lyrical beauty to this "Performance for Three Voices." McGrath provides fleeting glimpses into the lives of an immigrant, a biologist, a smuggler, and Newfoundland locals scratching a life out of the rugged terrain. The short performance is superb, with the rich voices of Joy, Boland, and Best meshing into a melody against the harmony of background sounds. H.L.S. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 07]

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Formats

Library Ed. • Rattling Books • 2006

CD ISBN 9780973758672 $19.95 • One CDs

DD ISBN $9.95

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