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by | Read by Tai Sammons, Ray Porter, Robertson Dean, Paul Michael Garcia, Anthony Heald, Kate Reading, Eddie Lopez, Malcolm Hillgartner, Bernadette Dunne, Carrington MacDuffie, Scott Brick

Fiction • 6.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

Appropriately, characters throughout this story collection all experience some sort of fall: One falls out of love after discovering his wife's secret past; another falls out of favor with his grandchildren for his traditionalist ways; a third fears a fall from his academic goals. No matter the changes within them, each story is interesting and well narrated. Set largely in a Chinese-American community in Queens, the stories also depict the struggle for success in America. Thanks to superb performances by the full cast, the distinct voices transition beautifully from the page to the ear. The only notable pauses come with some dialogue, wherein the word choice occasionally becomes awkward. However, these moments are few in a great production. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2010]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9781441711458 $29.95 • Six CDs


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CS ISBN 9781441711427 $54.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441711434 $76.00 • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441711465 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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