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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Maggi-Meg Reed

Fiction • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

In this companion piece to her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, GILEAD, author Marilynne Robinson reworks the parable of the Prodigal Son through the eyes of Reverend Robert Boughton. The gifted Maggi-Meg Reed captures the world-weary tone of the characters as life ebbs from the failing but still faithful Robert. Reed shines brightest as Glory, the daughter who comes home to care for her father. Almost as affecting is Reed's portrayal of Jack, the beat-down preacher's kid who has fallen from grace. At times, Reed allows such overwhelming heartbreak to seep into her voice that the narrative is hard to listen to, but don't give up. The uplifting ending and affirmation of faith are worth the trip home. R.O. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2008]



Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-4272-0510-0 $44.95 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2008

CD ISBN 9780792756347 $94.95 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9780792757535 $59.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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