When you look for chores to do that will allow you to listen to a particular audiobook, you know that title has you hooked. The compelling and charming story of a small-town high school baseball team in 1971 combined with an able and engaging narrator is an unbeatable combination. Mike Chamberlain has an easy tone, and he varies his pitch and pace effectively to match the material. A few times he alters his voice for direct quotes from figures in the book but not so often that it becomes a distraction. The author is a SPORTS ILLUSTRATED writer, and the book comes across like a long, well-written magazine piece, with a narrative that flows and enough detail to keep listeners engaged. R.C.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2012]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2012
CD ISBN 9781452610290 $34.99 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452660295 $24.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781452680293 $17.99
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