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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Alex McKenna

Fiction • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Narrator Alex McKenna's husky voice is the perfect match for this coming-of-age story about a 22-year-old Midwestern woman who moves to New York City to begin her adult life. Tess doesn't know what she wants, but she's willing to embrace every opportunity with gusto, including her grueling job as a bus person in a famous Manhattan restaurant. McKenna's performance is infused with a magical mix of youth and naïveté, tempered by a toughness earned after a year in the city. Listeners will practically taste the briny oysters, feel the bubbles of champagne, and sense the pop of caviar between their teeth. McKenna projects a full range of nuanced emotions, augmenting the intimacy of Tess's journey to self-discovery and her survival in the often brutal restaurant world. C.B.L. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2016]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 9780399566288 $45.00 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN 9780399566295 $22.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2016

CD ISBN 9780399566301 $45.00 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN 9780399566318 $95.00

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