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by | Read by Mark Bramhall

Fiction • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

While everyone wants to "get away from it all" from time to time, John William Barry follows this urge to the extreme, venturing off to live alone as a virtual hermit in the Pacific Northwest wilderness. This superb audio production spares no detail as the mountains and trails roll out before the listener. Mark Bramhall's skilled vocal qualities navigate the shifts in time and characters with quiet confidence. Told from the point of view of Barry's best friend, the more conventional Neil Countryman--husband, father, English teacher--this story inspires thoughts about freedom, friendship and living a fulfilled life. Bramhall's natural-sounding voice is ideal for this exploration of the great outdoors and the complexity of the human mind. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2008]



Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 978-0739328873 $39.95 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2008

CS ISBN 978-1-4159-5701-1 $50.00 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4159-4963-4 $50.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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