AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE BIG BURN

by | Read by Boyd Gaines

Young Adult • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2002

Saloon music establishes a mood that Boyd Gaines maintains throughout his reading of this historical adventure tale. Three older teens are caught in the drama of a 1910 wildfire in Montana and Idaho that destroyed 2.5 million acres. Without exaggeration, Gaines develops the cast of interwoven characters, creating soft-voiced women such as Lizbeth's genteel Aunt Celia, gruff men such as Jared's heartless Pop, and the slippery African-American soldier, Abel. Starting off slow and easy, Gaines's narrative responds to the demands of a story that builds to a crescendo of flame and passion. Pacing is the key to the success of this audiobook, which will appeal to both teens and adults. T.B. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 03]

Advertisement

Formats

Retail pak • Listening Library • 2002

CS ISBN 0807208140 $26.00 • Four cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×