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LUCKY BROKEN GIRL

by | Read by Ruth Behar

Young Adult Ages 12+ • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

Ruth Behar's semiautobiographical novel is set in New York City in 1966. Ruthie is a ten-year-old Cuban immigrant adjusting to life in the United States when she and her family are in a car accident that leaves her in a body cast for almost a year. In Ruthie, Behar creates a character who is a joy to learn about and to champion as her narrow worldview brings relationships and a sense of place to the forefront. Behar's narration of her own work lends the story an authentic feel, though she has a tendency towards overly exaggerated dialogue and uneven pacing. The focus on friendship, the immigrant experience, and coping with tragedy makes this a compelling story. E.A.B. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2017]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Listening Library • 2017

CD ISBN 9781524755058 $40.00 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9781524755065 $20.00

 

Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2017

CD ISBN 9781524755072 $40.00 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9781524755089 $44.00

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