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by | Read by Hillary Huber

Fiction • 10.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Hillary Huber employs a delicately generic Southern voice to narrate this historic novel about a woman who tends a lighthouse on an isolated island off the coast of Key West. Huber presents Emily Lowry’s aristocratic roots as well as her dogged determination as she single-handedly raises young children and maintains the lighthouse flame after her husband disappears. With a knack for personalizing male voices, Huber clearly depicts a New England sailing captain and a Hispanic cigar-manufacturing entrepreneur. However, she renders Emily and her sister with such similar voices that dialogue between them is difficult to follow. The lush descriptions of nineteenth-century Key West are well paced, allowing listeners to immerse themselves in the steamy and challenging life of early Florida adventurers. N.M.C. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2012]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781455125555 $29.95 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 9781455125586 multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781455125548 $90.00 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781455125562 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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