Pablo Cartaya brings humor, poignancy, and a fresh voice to his reading of his audiobook. His prose is rich with imagery and honesty, and his cast of characters is bursting with warmth, personality, and passion. When Arturo's family is threatened by a land developer, they must band together to protect their neighborhood. Through lively prose and a lyrical narration, Cartaya weaves a story of courage, food, family, and community. Each of Arturo's family and friends is a unique character, but they're joined by a thread of love and history, and Cartaya's warm tone and energetic pacing serve to keep the story moving while providing the backstory. The sense of culture and place is rich, and the dialogue is refreshingly realistic. An ideal summer listen. K.S.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2017]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2017
CD ISBN 9781524775179 $35.00 Five CDs
DD ISBN 9781524775186 $18.00
Library Ed. Listening Library 2017
CD ISBN 9781524775193 $35.00 Five CDs
DD ISBN 9781524775209 $44.00
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