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OPAL DESERT

by | Read by Kate Hood

Fiction • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Three women—a young athlete, a middle-aged artist, and an elderly recluse—come together in the opal-mining territory of the Australian outback. Narrator Kate Hood takes on the personality of each woman as she shares her story of love, loss, and acceptance. Hood’s portrayals of the Australian women and men fit perfectly with the story, adding emotional depth. However, all of the many foreigners— whether Italian, French, Danish, or Slavic—have the same indistinguishable accent, which is ultimately distracting. Hood is at her best when delivering the straightforward narratives, in which she brings out the beauty of the Australian Outback and makes the details of opal mining sound fascinating. M.M.G. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Bolinda Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781743117736 $19.99 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781743117743 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781743102077 $44.95

 

Library Ed. • Bolinda Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781743196595 $69.97 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781743196601 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

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