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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Josephine Bailey

Fiction • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

In 1854, Mariella Linwood's simple London life of sewing and letter writing turns upside down when her cousin, Rosa Barr, a battlefield nurse, disappears during the Crimean War. Mariella travels to the Crimea and the city of Sebastopol in search of Rosa. Surrounded by war, sickness, and heartbreak, Mariella discovers love and resilience in this poignant journey of self-discovery. Josephine Bailey is the consummate narrator, with her lovely British accent, talent for diverse accents, and seemingly effortless ability to segue between male and female voices. She’s as adept at giving Mariella the innocent voice of a naïve child as she is at making a soldier sound like a battle-weary old soul. Bailey's remarkable ability to lift characters off the pages and deliver flawless narrative makes her performance sheer joy. A.R.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2009]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2009

CD ISBN 9781400111428 $39.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400161423 $29.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2009

CD ISBN 9781400141425 $79.99 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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