Trade Ed. Macmillan Audio 2007
CD ISBN 978-1-4272-0045-7 $29.95 Seven CDs
DD ISBN $20.97
Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2007
CD ISBN 978-0-7927-4687-4 $74.95 Seven CDs
Tallgrass is a rare treasure, a historical novel that drops the reader into a unique time and place while illuminating universal truths about human nature. The story is told by Rennie Stroud, an adult who looks back on her childhood in a narrative voice reminiscent of Scout Finch’s in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. As Rennie reflects on the impact of a Japanese internment camp on her small farming community in Colorado during WWII, Lorelei King uses tone and cadence to bring the various characters to life—Rennie herself, a father reminiscent of Atticus Finch, suspicious townspeople, and displaced Japanese. The icing on the cake is an extensive conversation between narrator King and author Sandra Dallas. They provide a historical perspective on the internment camps, drawing parallels with today’s war on terrorism. N.E.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, AudioFile Best Audiobook of 2007 © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 07]
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