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GOODNIGHT JUNE

by | Read by Katherine Kellgren

Fiction • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

Narrator Katherine Kellgren delivers a fictionalized version of the life of Margaret Wise Brown, the author of Goodnight Moon. Protagonist June Andersen is experiencing a life crisis when a cache of letters sets her on a path to discover what’s truly important in her life. Kellgren shines in reading the letters between the famous author and June’s Great-aunt Ruby. However, Kellgren’s voice is too mature for the sections narrated by June, who is in her mid-30s and seems even younger due to her lack of self-knowledge. This lack of cohesiveness between the main character’s persona and the narrator’s portrayal is distracting. The story would have been better served by two narrators, Kellgren reading the letters and a narrator with a more youthful voice reading June’s sections. J.L.K. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2014]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2014

CD ISBN 9781482989144 $34.95 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN 9781482989106 $19.95

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2014

CD ISBN 9781482989120 $100.00 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781482989137 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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