AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

LOVE, LIFE, AND ELEPHANTS An African Love Story

by | Read by Virginia McKenna

Biography & Memoir • 14.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s work is part memoir, part history of the elephant protection efforts in Kenya in which her husband, David, was instrumental. It’s a mixed bag. Sheldrick provides a richly descriptive portrait of the various rescue animals she fostered throughout the years, efforts that culminated in the foundation of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust for elephants and rhinos. Narrator Virginia McKenna adequately portrays Sheldrick's affection for these animals, though the book’s descriptions tend to become repetitive. The story of the animals is interspersed with personal details of Sheldrick’s own life and loves, delivered by McKenna with an excessive degree of drama. The over-the-top quaver in her voice detracts from the story. S.E.G. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2012]

Advertisement

Formats

Digital Download • Macmillan Audio • 2012

DD ISBN $28.34

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×