Trade Ed. Macmillan Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781427261281 $29.99 Eight CDs
DD ISBN 9781427261298 $17.99
The familiar voice of NPR host and correspondent Scott Simon introduces listeners to a more personal side of his life in this audiobook, a memoir of his mother, Patricia Lyons Simon Newman, her colorful life, and her relationship with her only child. Based on Simon's tweets during his mother's final illness, and expanded to include additional reminiscences both positive and negative from mother and son, the book is an homage to a woman he clearly holds dear and who seemed to have touched everyone she met with her kind and positive disposition. Simon's radio background is evident in this production. His relaxed pace and pleasant vocal quality are conducive to easy listening. S.E.G. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2015]
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