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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Toni Morrison

Fiction • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1973

Toni Morrison truly understands the power of language. In recording her 1973 novel, Morrison takes the opportunity to use the power of the spoken word to present her stunning language and images. It's particularly unusual for an author to record a book that is not new, but in doing so, Morrison provides an audio gem that can be cherished within the whole body of audiobook recordings. Her smooth, mellifluous voice has so much command over each word. She honors each sound and expresses each image vividly. While most listening can accompany other tasks like driving or exercising, Morrison smoothly draws the listener to complete attention. This is compelling listening: a dazzling presentation of Sula and Nel's lives, loves and losses, and of Morrison's brilliance. R.F.W. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: NOV/DEC 97]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 9780739343364 $29.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2007

CS ISBN 978-0-7366-8730-0 $36.00 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 978-0-7366-8731-7 $45.00 • Five CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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