AN UNFINISHED SEASON is a brilliant novel by Ward Just, whose writing is elegant and powerful. Set in the 1950s, the book focuses upon 19-year-old Wilson Ravan, who must confront the Cold War, the union movement, and love, all while trying to understand who his parents really are. Just, who was nominated for the National Book Award for his novel ECHO HOUSE, is a wonderful writer, and the book seems to fly by. Credit also goes to William Dufris, whose reading is both understated and highly effective. Dufris demonstrates a gift for dialogue, particularly in the scenes with Ravan and his girlfriend, Aurora Brule. But Dufris is most memorable when depicting Aurora’s father, Jack, who harbors haunting memories of WWII, memories that drive the book toward its satisfying conclusion. D.J.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 04/ JAN 05]
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2004
CS ISBN $49.95 Seven cassettes
CD ISBN $64.00/ $16.95 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN $24.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN $34.97
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