Library Ed. Recorded Books 2005
CS ISBN $69.75 Seven cassettes
CD ISBN $74.75 Seven CDs
Glen McCready's calm, gentle voice stands in stark contrast to Kevin Lewis's description of life in a violent and chaotic household. In 1970s' London, Lewis experienced severe beatings and neglect from his parents, taunting by classmates, and the inability of adults to offer any permanent safety or respite. McCready gives a poignant performance, conveying Lewis's current disbelief that his case managed to fall through the cracks of social services for so long. McCready's steady performance couples nicely with Lewis's determination to build a respectable life for himself. As Lewis steps off the straight and narrow many times before achieving his goals, McCready's narration provides a sympathetic, honest, and humble voice to a personal struggle told in eloquent prose. H.L.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 05/ JAN 06]
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