Nonny's birth is the catalyst that heightens a long-standing family feud between the Crabtrees, a clan of slovenly, unwashed reprobates, and the Fretts, a semi-prosperous, if offbeat, family whose unique doll museum attracts tourists to the small town of Between, Georgia, population 90. Biologically Nonny is a Crabtree, but she is adopted at birth and raised by the Fretts. Joshilyn Jackson is a storyteller whose clarity and elegant poetry are worthy of the tradition of our great Southern writers. The really big surprise is her reading. Jackson reads with energy, enthusiasm, and the finesse of an accomplished voice actor. Her artful characterizations draw listeners into Nonny's world, filled with quirky, genuine, and original characters. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 06]
Trade Ed. Hachette Audio 2006
CD ISBN 1594832099 $31.98 Eight CDs
DD ISBN $22.37
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2006
CS ISBN 1415932239 $63.00 Six cassettes
CD ISBN 1415932247 $81.00 Eight CDs
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