You no longer follow Ken

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Ken

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Ken

New Jersey | Member Since 2005

24
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 1 reviews
  • 1 ratings
  • 451 titles in library
  • 10 purchased in 2014
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
4

  • The Snow Child

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Eowyn Ivey
    • Narrated By Debra Monk
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1412)
    Performance
    (1232)
    Story
    (1220)

    Debut novelist Eowyn ivey’s experience living in the Alaskan wilderness brings a palpable authenticity to The Snow Child. Alaska in the 1920s is a difficult place for Jack and Mabel. Drifting apart, the childless couple discover Faina, a young girl living alone in the wilderness. Soon, Jack and Mabel come to love Faina as their own. But when they learn a surprising truth about the girl, their lives change in profound ways.

    Bonny says: "Magical, realistic and well worth listening to"
    "Extraordinary beauty in a white wilderness"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey is an extraordinary work of art and is a major contribution to the literature of the American West.

    Its description and visual imagery of the natural world of Alaska is the equal of Annie Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Its portrayal of the marriage tensions of Jack and Mabel is the equal of Wallace Stegner's Angle of Repose. Lively Esther is the equal to the strong western woman in an Ivan Doig novel.

    Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It ends with "I am haunted by waters."

    I am haunted by The Snow Child.

    And I am haunted by Faina's voice as performed by Debra Monk.

    24 of 24 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.