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DRIFTLESS

by | Read by Lloyd James

Fiction • 15.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

In the Driftless region of Wisconsin, the rural town of Words is no longer on any map, but twenty-first-century concerns still manage to intrude. Lloyd James delivers a low-key yet deeply engrossing performance as the lives of the people are indelibly etched into our consciousnesses. James presents farmer Rusty Smith as a curmudgeon who eventually bites the bullet and hires local Amish carpenters. The portaits of James’s women characters are well done, especially those of new minister Winifred Smith’s and sisters Olivia and Violet Brasso. As Graham and Cora Shotwell, the couple caught in a Kafka-esque web for trying to expose a corrupt milk co-op, James is appropriately angry and perplexed. The pace is slow, the rhythms are easy, and James is top-notch. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2010]

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Formats

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CS ISBN 9781441721617 $85.95 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441721624 $118.00 • Thirteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441721655 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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