AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

YEAR OF NO RAIN

by | Read by Lisette Lecat

Children Ages 8+ • 3.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2003

Eleven-year-old Stephen lives a traditional life in modern rural Sudan, tending cows and learning tribal customs. In his village of round mud homes with thatched roofs, families struggle to survive a drought without losing too many cattle. But Stephen's world is violently shattered by the arrival of modern-day guerrilla warfare. The village's only survivors, Stephen and two other boys, are left with insufficient food and water to cross the bleak, parched land on foot to seek a humanitarian aid camp. Lisette Lecat's elegant and sensitive narration is true to this touching story. A native of South Africa, she has a voice that carries a beautiful accent especially suitable for the vulnerable boys. N.M.C. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 04]

Advertisement

Formats

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2003

CS ISBN 1402569246 $28.75 • Three cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×