The inspired pairing of one of the most promising novelists in years with a gifted narrator who brings intelligence, humor, and immediacy to every word makes for a rare listening treat. Ari Fliakos finds a true and distinct voice for every character--from the emotionally overwhelmed and underachieving writer in search of his long absent mother to a hippie entrepreneur on the make, a dirty cop on the take, a vocally fried coed, and even a sly Norwegian house spirit, the Nix himself. Sometimes a heartbreaking coming-of-age tale, at other times a searing sociopolitical examination of the last 60 years, this sprawling and very American story makes for marvelous listening. With a perfect mix of vocal energy, world-weariness, and keen observations, Hill's novel seems boundless. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2016]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9780147523266 $55.00 Seventeen CDs
DD ISBN 9780147523273 $27.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2016
CD ISBN 9780147523280 $55.00 Seventeen CDs
DD ISBN 9780147523297 $95.00
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