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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Edoardo Ballerini

Fiction • 8.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Narrator Edoardo Ballerini gives a riveting performance of this absorbing coming-of-age novel set in Italy. It's the story of the decades-long romance between Valerio, the narrator, and Olivia, the wealthy daughter of the family Valerio's parents work for. Chaotic Italian politics of the late twentieth century, with their accompanying violence and criminal and societal upheaval leading to a mini-class war, are the backdrop of this novel. Ballerini voices the superb dialogue with his impeccable Italian accent, rendering all characters, regardless of city of origin, class, age, or sex, fully realized. Listeners who enjoy riveting stories set in dramatic locales told by a master storyteller will love this audiobook. D.G.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2021]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2021

DD ISBN 9780593502730 $20.00


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2021

DD ISBN 9780593502747 $76.00

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