Beresford Bennett's narration of this dramatic story set in Jamaica during the 1980s moves at a steady pace. The protagonist, Ferron, is dealing with the death of his father. The rhythm of Bennett's tone and pace changes when he portrays Ferron and speaks in a Jamaican dialect. His solemn yet energetic intonation reflects the political upheaval on this small island. When he is portraying the story's female characters, his voice has a higher pitch. From time to time, one hears a tone of urgency in his voice--as if there is a need to uncover a mystery. And, indeed, there is: Ferron is trying to find out the truth about how his father died. T.E.C. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2019]
Trade Ed. HighBridge Audio 2019
CD ISBN 9781684416622 $29.99 Five CDs
DD ISBN 9781684416639 $17.49
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