Todd Haberkorn gives a genuinely moving performance of this poignant story about death and those left behind. Daniel Anderson looks back on the summer he was 14, when he met the beautiful, free-spirited Isabelle and learned the true meaning of friendship from an eccentric genius while struggling with the death of his older brother. There's a soft, almost tender quality to Haberkorn's tone that lends itself perfectly to the nostalgic air of the story. Haberkorn sets an appropriately slow pace, adding thoughtfully placed pauses that remind the listener that Daniel is reminiscing. His portrayal of Isabelle's precocious twin siblings is outstanding, with Jasper's endearing speech impediment being particularly noteworthy. This touching story, which reminds us what can be gained after a loss, is as beautifully narrated as it is written. M.D. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2012]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2012
CD ISBN 978-1-4692-0609-7 $22.99 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781469206394 $19.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4692-0669-1 $14.99
Library Ed. Brilliance Audio
CD ISBN 978-1-4692-0624-0 $54.97 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781469206547 $39.97 One MP3-CDs
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