Library Ed. Recorded Books 1996
CS ISBN 978-0-7887-0589-2 $51.75 Six cassettes
CD ISBN 978-1-4193-1118-5 $51.75 Seven CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-4498-7719-4 $47.00
Sara Crewe had a privileged life until her father died, and she went from princess to pauper. Listeners will experience the drastic changes in Sara's life as narrator Virginia Leishman captures the treatment she receives from those around her before and after she becomes penniless. Particularly nasty is schoolmistress Miss Minchin, whose voice drips with contempt. Sara herself acts and sounds like a REAL princess particularly when she gives up her precious hot buns to a cold, homeless child. Leishman's delivery changes yet again as Sara's fortunes are altered for the better. Listeners will be enriched by this riches to rags, and then back to riches, story. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2014]
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