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  • Tell the Wolves I’m Home: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Carol Rifka Brunt
    • Narrated By Amy Rubinate
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (346)
    Performance
    (313)
    Story
    (318)

    1987. There’s only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus, and that’s her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn’s company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies, far too young, of a mysterious illness her mother can barely speak about, June’s world is turned upside down. But Finn’s death brings a surprise acquaintance into June’s life - someone who will help her to heal....

    Robbie says: "Mesmerizing!"
    "Alex Award Winner"
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    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I wasn't too thrilled with the narrator's voice. She did a great job with the book, but I felt that the voice was just slightly too old for the main character.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It was interesting to go back in time and learn what it was like to not understand AIDS, and not just for children, but not even the medical and scientific communities understood what it was yet. It's heartbreaking to think about the trauma AIDS patients suffered at the hands of a society that didn't know yet what to do with this disease.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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