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by | Read by Bronson Pinchot

Fiction • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Norman offers a unique perspective of the period before WWII from the eyes of Nova Scotia residents. Wyatt Hillyer writes his memoirs in a letter to his estranged daughter on her birthday. As a child, listeners learn, he lost both his parents in separate suicides, then chose to apprentice with his uncle as a toboggan and sled craftsman. His love for his charming adopted cousin was overshadowed by her romance with a German student, a choice that divided Wyatt’s small Canadian community and broke his heart. Bronson Pinchot bestows his performance of love and loss with an emotional yet guileless appeal. He believably produces German, Irish, and Canadian accents while also remaining true to Wyatt's clear voice and naïve character. Beautifully performed with subtle grace, this distinctive interpretation of historical events unfolds a poignant wartime confession of despair and hope. A.W. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2011]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 9781441765505 $29.95 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441765512 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CS ISBN 9781441765482 $54.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441765499 $76.00 • Seven CDs

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