Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2009
CD ISBN 978-0-7927-6032-0 $110.95 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Both Helen Henry's home and her life have spiraled into chaos by the time her daughter and granddaughter arrive at her door. During the ensuing summer, the three women find their way to an enduring peace as they explore their emotional detritus while sorting through the piles of junk in Helen's house. Isabel Keating brings gentleness and compassion to the women and their struggles. One wishes Helen were not portrayed with such a harsh hillbilly accent, but, in spite of this, the crotchety quilter comes across as believable and sympathetic. Other characters receive attention more targeted to their personalities than their place of origin, balancing a compassionate story with a well-shaded performance. R.L.L. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2009]
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