Beginning in the present and traveling back several centuries, this is a tale that brings a family mystery to life. Narrator Leslie Bellair moves adeptly from a contemporary character back through history as she recounts the lives of generations of Vietnamese women, long before Indochina was dominated by war. Her vocal modulations allow her to depict male and female dialogue in a convincing manner. Instead of a heavy, affected accent for the Asian characters, Bellair infuses the range of female characters with a gentle cadence that is more effective at hinting at their ancestry and culture. M.R. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2013]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2012
MP3-CD ISBN 9781469242347 $14.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781469243085 $14.99
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