Many people (including me) listen to audiobooks to recapture the intimate pleasure of being read to by a parent or friend. No one makes that connection better than Elisabeth Rodgers. Her rich alto is almost hypnotic as she tells the story of Fulani nomads moving across the Sahel in Mali, embodying ancient traditions in a world transformed by climate change and war. The author becomes a member of a Fulani family, living for a season enmeshed in their comings and goings. As a narrative about traditional nomadic people, the story can seem formless as time turns in on itself in a life of cycles. Rodgers masters the pronunciation of the Sahel and the Fulfulde languages. This is a wonderful audiobook for anyone interested in North Africa. F.C. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2016]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781504617574 $34.95 Eight CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-5046-1754-3 $19.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781504617550 $76.00 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781504617567 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781504617512 multiple sources
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