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ALL THE UGLY AND WONDERFUL THINGS

by | Read by Jorjeana Marie

Fiction • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Jorjeana Marie was meant to narrate this gripping story, which takes place in meth country in the Midwest. Neglected, abused 8-year-old Wavy Quinn is stargazing when she unintentionally causes Jesse Joe Kellen, an ex-con employee of her drug-dealing dad, to crash his motorcycle. Marie grippingly portrays this troubled pair who befriend each other after Wavy saves his life. Things come to a head when their relationship is misunderstood. In addition to deftly presenting the lead characters, Marie perfectly renders Wavy's adorable little brother and beloved grandmother. Some chapters are written from other characters' viewpoints over a period of 15 years, and Marie presents those flawlessly as well. Listeners will be eager to hear what happens next, always rooting for Wavy and Kellen. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2017]

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Digital Download • Audible, Inc. • 2016

DD ISBN $24.95

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