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NICE TO COME HOME TO

by | Read by Carrington MacDuffie

Fiction • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

All Prudence Whistler, a 30-something spinster, wants is a caring husband, kids, and her own dress shop. What she gets are her younger sister, who is an unmarried mother, and a retinue of disturbed family and friends. Narrator Carrington MacDuffie inhabits Pru with gusto and heartache. The comparison to Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY is inevitable: Pru is the sensible heroine, and Patsy is burdened by too much sensibility. Most of the voices sound true, with the exception of Pru's niece, who sounds like a grown-up trying to imitate a little girl. But Pru herself is so convincing, evoking laughter and tears, that this flaw can easily be forgiven. M.T.B. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2008]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Listen & Live Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-59316-129-3 $29.95 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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