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by | Read by Bernadette Dunne

Mystery & Suspense • 19 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1997

When a poor working mother in Tokyo 's sprawling suburbs murders her abusive husband, she calls upon the women she works with to help dispose of his body. This tabloid of desperation and gender warfare moves forward with the deliberate inevitability of the Noh theatre. Narrator Bernadette Dunne has the skill to inform the listener not only through accents, but also by tendering emotions in the voice of each character. Her voice conveys every nuance of fear, elation, and even resignation. The women are delineated with such skill that they move before our eyes. Truly a journey into the underbelly of urban life, this novel is not for the faint of heart. B.H.B. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 06]



Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2006

CS ISBN 0792739221 $96.95 • Twelve cassettes

CD ISBN 079273923X $117.95 • Fifteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 0792739701 $49.95 • Two MP3-CDs

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