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by | Read by Kate Reading, Johnny Heller

Fiction • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

Kate Reading and Johnny Heller narrate Elizabeth McCracken's 1993 collection of stories. Their eccentric, outsider protagonists are seeking, awkwardly, to connect with those around them. For her part, Reading offers a deep-voiced, mature-sounding narration at a comfortable pace. Though vocally varied, however, Reading's delivery lacks the whimsy that one would expect in conveying these offbeat stories. Heller's narration, on the other hand, projects a bit more whimsy and personality than one imagines McCracken had in mind. However, his slightly raspy and twangy voicing befits the rumpled characters. S.E.G. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2019]

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2019

DD ISBN 9780062944900 $20.99

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