Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2003
CS ISBN $56.95 Eight cassettes
CD ISBN $72.00/ $15.95(R) Nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN $24.95 One MP3-CDs
A stunning combination of outstanding writing and performance, this delicately woven and touching account toggles its first-person point of view from that of our heroine, a Japanese-American videographer who lives in New York City, to that of a Japanese wife. Akiko, the wife, forms vicarious links with our heroine through harrowing and bizarre circumstances. Anna Fields flawlessly embodies all of the extreme characters in this work. Fields is a wonder as she flows from Japanese to various American accents and Japanese-inflected American. Her tour de force delivery of this feminist satire provides a refreshing dose of comedy to serious issues--meat, sex, and cultural pressure. D.J.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 03/JAN 04]
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