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THE SEAMSTRESS

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Wanda McCaddon

Biography & Memoir • 13 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1999

In this gripping memoir, narrator Wanda McCaddon recounts how Holocaust survivor Sara Tuvel Bernstein was transformed from a precocious girl to a feisty woman who fought against the Nazis. As a young Romanian student, Bernstein was expelled from school because she refused to tolerate a teacher’s anti-Semitism. That act of defiance led to a job as a dressmaker and her eventual capture and assignment to a concentration camp. The strengths she demonstrated earlier in her life helped Bernstein survive the camp, leading to this inspiring story. McCaddon’s performance is remarkably authentic. She delivers the right tone, and her precise style and use of accents are superb. She conveys Bernstein’s fears, hopes, and uncertainties with an authentic mix of inflections, pauses, and emotions. D.J.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2013 Audies Winner © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2011

CD ISBN 9781452605982 $44.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452655987 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2011

CD ISBN 9781452635989 $90.99 • Ten CDs

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