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BITTER MELON

by | Read by Nancy Wu

Young Adult Young Adult • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Frances (Fei Ting) is a Chinese-American high school senior who is caught between her own desires and those of her mother, a traditionally focused Chinese woman who has her daughter’s future mapped out and is willing to make every sacrifice necessary to make it happen. Nancy Wu narrates from Frances’s point of view with a straightforward American accent. However, it is her reading of Frances’s mother that really shines. Her clipped Asian-accented English conveys all of Frances’s mother’s conviction and pride. Wu’s gentler portrayal of Frances allows the listener to hear the conflict in her voice as Frances must choose between her passion and her mother’s expectations. E.N. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2011]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 978-1-61106-068-3 $19.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-61106-070-6 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $24.95

 

Library Ed. • Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 978-1-61106-069-0 $59.97 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-61106-071-3 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-61106-072-0 $39.97

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