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THE TEN-YEAR NAP

by | Read by Alyssa Bresnahan

Fiction • 13.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Meg Wolitzer's very entertaining new novel explores the linked lives of four New York women friends who find themselves more or less stranded in a version of their lives they don't recognize—a doldrum when the intensity of raising infants is over. But they've been out of the workforce so long they don't know who they are except wives and mothers. Wolitzer knows the territory cold, her ear for dialogue is impeccable, and she's created a marvelous kaleidoscope of personalities linked in a pattern that changes as we watch. Alyssa Bresnahan's performance is nuanced, well paced, and sympathetic, and her voice is lovely. But doesn't anyone in the studio have a biographical dictionary? If Freud is pronounced “froid,” is Freund rendered as “froond” even a good guess? B.G. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1602833555 $29.95 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2008

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-5253-0 $99.95 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-0-7927-5337-7 $59.95 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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