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by | Read by Christian Rodska

Children • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1996

Jet, a mixed-breed black lab, orphaned when her owner is arrested for poaching, is requisitioned by the British army during WWII. The tale of her military career, from basic training to search-and-rescue missions on the beaches of Dunkirk and in the bombed-out cities of England, is read with an intensity befitting her dangerous endeavors. Christian Rodska sprinkles his reading with the occasional extravagantly voiced character--the shrill regimental sergeant major or the tittering old widow--to great advantage. Belying the omniscient narration in the text, Rodska's reading ensures that the listener's attention and sympathies are always with its canine hero. T.B. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC/JAN 99]



Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 1997

CS ISBN 0745173934 $32.95 • Four cassettes

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