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MAGNOLIA CITY

by | Read by Dan John Miller

Historical Fiction • 15.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

Hetty, the rebellious daughter of a Houston millionaire, decides to elope with a man she barely knows. In 1920s Houston, this is a shameful offence, and she's immediately cut off from her family's fortune. Narrator Dan John Miller has a smooth, pleasant vocal quality that is wonderful for this book's anecdotes about Texas during this time period. His male voices are interesting and fitting. However, this story is told from a woman's point of view--with many female characters conversing--and Miller's female voices, all done with a high pitch detract from the story. The abundance of Spanish words, as Hetty struggles with poverty for the first time, a husband she barely knows, and her mysterious family history, may also challenge some listeners. M.M.G. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2014]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781494503390 $49.99 • Thirteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781494553395 $34.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $22.99

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781494533397 $95.99 • Thirteen CDs

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