Trade Ed. Hyperion Audiobooks 2004
CS ISBN 1401398863 $26.98 Four cassettes
CD ISBN 1401398871 $31.98 Five CDs
DD ISBN $17.95
Thank heavens for Sonya Walger; her superb narration is the only reason to give this insipid novel a listen. She applies distinctive American and British accents to a group of self-absorbed heiresses whose days are filled with such pressing matters as designer clothing sales, skin treatments, and touch-ups of their blonde hair, apparently accompanied by full lobotomies. Walger moves seamlessly into the French and Italian accents used by the equally shallow men they encounter. Unlike many narrators who give no heed to authors' directions, Walger convincingly cries, moans, and sobs right along with the characters, never mind that they're emoting over the lack of such essentials as private jets and crater-sized engagement rings. J.J.B. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 04]
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