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THE DROWNER

by | Read by Paul English

Fiction • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1996

Will Dance, an engineer in 1880s Australia, has the gift for finding water. Descended from generations of water seekers in England, Dance has his job cut out for him in the shining sands of Australia's western desert. Paul English narrates this historical tale in soft tones with suitable accents for the story's many characters. Male and female, rough and cultured clash in the rough-and-tumble gold- mining camps in the desert. Dance's challenge is to construct a 35-mile aqueduct uphill to the camps. English works hard to engage the listener as he continually transitions from historical exposition to narrative and dialogue in depicting the stories of those who worked to survive in a hot, dusty land. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Bolinda Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781743150917 $14.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781743150924 $14.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Bolinda Audio •

CD ISBN 9781743187678 $49.97 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781743187685 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

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