Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2009
CD ISBN 978-1-4233-2516-1 $26.99 Five CDs
Sandra Burr characterizes the passions and insecurities of the three Grey sisters in a story that covers three decades. Winona, a capable attorney, keeps a wistful tone of youth throughout, Aurora is a sensible wife and family peacemaker, and the effervescent Vivi Ann is a rodeo rider who falls in love with a ranch hand, who is later tried for murder and shunned by the family. Burr excels at her portrayals of the three sisters but does not portray the large cast of secondary characters with credibility. For example, Vivi Ann's teenaged son fights for his father's release from prison but still sounds like a child. In this lengthy story the author marks time passing with endless seasonal descriptions and references to real estate development; happily, Burr keeps listeners engaged. D.P.D. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2009]
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