Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2009
CS ISBN 9781433219016 $79.95 Ten cassettes
CD ISBN 9781433219023 $110.00 Twelve CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781433219054 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
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The plot of the fifth and final volume of Card's Homecoming series may be a disappointment to fans who have followed Harmony and the Oversoul since the beginning, but this reading is far from a letdown. Stefan Rudnicki is a master narrator, and nothing—not complicated names, not departures from the feel of the original four books—diminishes that talent a whit. While the first four books follow each other in close chronological order, EARTHBORN leaps five centuries into the future to follow Shedemei’s, the last of the Children of Wetchik, and the Oversoul's unending search for the Keeper of Earth. Rudnicki's clear, resonant voice bestows an almost-reverent quality to the text, a characteristic that works well with the book's spiritual underpinnings. M.L.K. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2009]
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