Retail Random House Audio 1993
CS ISBN 0553472321 $15.99 Two cassettes
Actress Blythe Danner is the ideal reader for this short novel about a baby abandoned on the doorstep of a family's home on a Northeast coastal island. The poignant message of the power of words--the hurt of words not spoken and the comfort of words shared in love--is transmitted in Danner's sensitive reading of MacLachlan's lyrical writing. Soft music and the sounds of the ocean, shorebirds and a ferryboat's whistle are effectively used in setting the scene and for smoothing the transitions in MacLachlan's stylistically fragmented text. Although Baby was published as a children's book, this audiobook makes provocative listening for adults, too. C.R.A. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN 94]
Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.