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MOTHERS AND SONS
Fiction

MOTHERS AND SONS

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Gerard Doyle

Fiction • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Whether short stories are usually your “cuppa” or not, this outstanding collection will be deeply satisfying if you love literary fiction. Gerard Doyle does the best and apparently hardest thing for a narrator: He makes himself invisible so that the stories come alive for the listener, seemingly without an intermediary between the ear and the author. A mother whose son, a priest, is about to be tried for sexual abuse is disappointed and angry, but not for the reasons you'd guess. A young man is bewildered to realize that his mother is a hopeless drunk. How could he not have known? And yet, you believe he didn't. Doyle brings them alive with gravity and respect, exciting wonder at the emotional complexity of ordinary lives. B.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2008]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audiobooks • 2008

CS ISBN 978-1-4332-0690-0 $19.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4332-0691-7 $19.95 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audiobooks • 2008

CS ISBN 978-1-4332-0688-7 $54.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4332-0689-4 $55.00 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4332-0692-4 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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