I already love the musical so I had wanted to read the book for a while. As usual the book is even better. The perfect combination of history and fiction. I did not want to
I also just listened to Caleb's Crossing on Audible. Another good mix of fact and fiction.
Doctorow's reading is excellent. Fast-paced when the story needed, more tender when needed. Not all authors make good readers, but Doctorow was perfect.
Mother. She was a modern woman at the turn of the century, realizing her life did not have to depend on a man. And that her compassion for Sarah, Coalhouse, and the baby were what drove her decisions.
Some of the audio books I have purchased on Audible seem to have a very muffled audio quality, including Ragtime.
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