How appropriate that this audiobook memoir, an unlikely examination of life through brushes with death, is narrated by the talented Daisy Donovan. Her tone of voice exudes a veneer of vulnerability overlaying a steely strength, and her delivery is ideal for this collection of interconnected remembrances. Each new chapter title names the relevant body parts involved as the author examines yet another life-altering event. Donovan's pacing and appealing accent make the vignettes come alive for the listener. The wisely placed and haunting first chapter, "Neck," opens the door on O'Farrell's gripping world, which encourages listeners to more closely examine their own. L.B.F. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2018]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2018
DD ISBN 9780525588801 $15.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2018
DD ISBN 9780525588818 $47.50
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