Definitely - the story is true in both its layers, and Fannie Flagg's narration is spot on, giving the reader an immersion experience in Whistle Stop culture.
The double layers of the story - history and contemporary.
Idgie Threadgood is a free spirit, a real bee charmer.
I rank it near the top of the other books in the thriller/suspense/adventure category.
Yes. There were many situations out of which the main character had to think or act her way.
Yes. I was happy to have a long, involved task to complete while listening!
The narrator, John McDonough, did a wonderful job of capturing Oz and its inhabitants.
I enjoyed the curious and enigmatic nature of Elphaba, the main character, and the fact that even though elements of the story are familiar, they are also surprising and new in this story.
Nanny. Hands down.
Twain is good in either format, but this audio is very well done.
My teenage son and I enjoyed the two stories of the boys who turned out differently than might be predicted by their behaviour, especially when the bad boy "all of a sudden wasn't taken over by a terrible feeling of guilt."
I enjoyed the narrator, who provided a hint of the accent so that Twain's "twang" of the late 19th century American west and midwest comes through.
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