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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Judith Ivey

Fiction • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

Bouncy, chirpy, and brave, Calla Lily Ponder faces life's joys and tragedies in the '50s and '60s in La Luna, Louisiana, with help from her hairdresser mother, M'Dear; her best friends, Renee and Sukey; and a delightful cast of the wise and likable characters Wells (DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD) is known for. Judith Ivey's performance is a pure joy—sweet, hopeful, and tender. Her interpretations are completely winning, whether she’s describing terrible instances of racism or offering M'Dear's down-home wisdom. Ivey makes it easy to believe in Calla Lily's messages from "The Moon Lady" or the effects of her miraculous healing hands. Ivey's accents ring true, her characters have substance, her voice is lovely, and her timing is perfect. An audio gem. S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2009]



Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9780061803765 $39.99 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2009

CD ISBN 9781415966136 $100.00 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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