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OFF THE TRACKS A Meditation on Train Journeys in a Time of No Travel

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Jennifer Wigmore

Biography & Memoir • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2024

Canadian actor Jennifer Wigmore has a lovely narrating voice and a pleasing tone. Her cadence is just right for an audiobook that explores the history and meaning of train travel. She narrates in an informational yet personal style that fits this immersive and deeply researched meditation on the delights of watching the landscape flash by while reading, writing, or daydreaming in the cocoon of a rail car. Canadian writer Malloy reveals much about the history of train travel through satisfying evocations of writers Mary Shelley, Mary Morris, and Stefan Zweig, as well as thoughtful mini-profiles of magnates Cornelius Vanderbilt and George Pullman. This production is also a memoir of her long rides through Canada and Europe. Written partly during the pandemic, this audiobook offers quiet lucidity. A.D.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2024]

Trade Ed. • ECW Press • 2024

DD ISBN 9781778523434 $24.99

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