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A DEATH IN THE FAMILY

by | Read by Lloyd James

Classics • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Unfolding mostly through the eyes of two children, James Agee’s somber novel recounts a father’s death and its impact on his family. The events of the book move slowly as the story focuses on the emotions and responses of Mary Follet and her two small children, Rufus and Catherine. Lloyd James narrates with a careful cadence, clearly rendering the plot in low tones and making each character distinct. He captures each family member’s cautious restraint, revealing the ever present tension between self-control and emotional outburst. The gravity of James’s tone suits the solemn occasion of the story, making for a thoughtful and conscientious narration. D.M.W. 2013 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9781455118717 $29.95 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781455118724 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CS ISBN 9781455118694 $59.95 • Eight cassettes

CD ISBN 9781455118700 $90.00 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781455118724 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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