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Lone Wolf Audiobook

Lone Wolf

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In the wild, when a wolf knows its time is over, when it knows it is of no more use to its pack, it may sometimes choose to slip away. Dying apart from its family, it stays proud and true to its nature. Humans aren’t so lucky. Luke Warren has spent his life researching wolves. He has written about them, studied their habits intensively, and even lived with them for extended periods of time. In many ways, Luke understands wolf dynamics better than those of his own family. His wife, Georgie, has left him, finally giving up on their lonely marriage. His son, Edward, twenty-four, fled six years ago, leaving behind a shattered relationship with his father. Edward understands that some things cannot be fixed, though memories of his domineering father still inflict pain. Then comes a frantic phone call: Luke has been gravely injured in a car accident with Edward’s younger sister, Cara. Suddenly everything changes: Edward must return home to face the father he walked out on at age eighteen. He and Cara have to decide their father’s fate together. Though there’s no easy answer, questions abound: What secrets have Edward and his sister kept from each other? What hidden motives inform their need to let their father die . . . or to try to keep him alive? What would Luke himself want? How can any family member make such a decision in the face of guilt, pain, or both? And most importantly, to what extent have they all forgotten what a wolf never forgets: that each member of a pack needs the others, and that sometimes survival means sacrifice?

©2012 Jodi Picoult (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Monica Lock Haven, PA, United States 05-05-12
    Monica Lock Haven, PA, United States 05-05-12
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    "It is a good one"
    Would you listen to Lone Wolf again? Why?

    I like the use of different actors reading the different parts. Interesting story line.


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Christi 03-17-12
    Christi 03-17-12
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    "So incredibly sad."
    What did you like best about Lone Wolf? What did you like least?

    I was hoping for more about wolves, less about humans. Clever underlying comparisons of humans and wolves at times. I was left wondering is the


    Would you recommend Lone Wolf to your friends? Why or why not?

    No. I don't really want to send any friends into a state of depression


    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    marguerite ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL, United States 03-06-12
    marguerite ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL, United States 03-06-12 Member Since 2006
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    "Save your money!"

    This book is ridiculous. Just plain silly. Take a pass. Read House Rules by same author. It is good.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Elizabeth 03-17-12
    Elizabeth 03-17-12 Member Since 2015

    Listen to about four audio books a months. Never without one.

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    "Wolves Ruined it for me!"

    I am now and always will be a fan of Jodi Picoult's. I have read almost all her books. Jodi definitely uses a formula. There is usually a moral dilemma, a trial and a lesson to learn. Even if I can predict the outcome, I always gain something from her books. Lone Wolf didn't let me down that way.

    However, this was not one of my favorites. I resented all the "education" about wolves. I don't care about wolves and I don't want to read or hear about them. I appreciated what she was doing, but I wanted to fast forward through the wolf lessons. Please stick to people, Jodi!

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Tammy st cloud, FL, United States 03-11-12
    Tammy st cloud, FL, United States 03-11-12
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    "Great Book"
    What was one of the most memorable moments of Lone Wolf?

    There were many


    Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    no


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes


    Any additional comments?

    This book went straight to the heart. The additional readers make it interesting and really help you to put yourself right there!

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Nancy San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States 03-02-12
    Nancy San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States 03-02-12 Member Since 2015

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    "Borrring!"
    What would have made Lone Wolf better?

    Save your credit or your money because this one is not worth it. I have never been so bored with an audio book. This just goes on and on and gets nowhere. Separate narrator for each character doesn't help this at all. Each one tells their story but none of them are very interesting and they just go on and on until you want to get out the spork and finish it. I jumped the gun and used my credit for this book because I have listened to other Jodi Picoult books and liked them.
    What a waste. Can a person die of boredom? I have to go check my pulse.


    Has Lone Wolf turned you off from other books in this genre?

    Not sure what genre this is. Is there a just plan bad genre.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    None of the narrators seem to hit the right note for their characters.


    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Anna 08-25-16
    Anna 08-25-16 Member Since 2016
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    "easy to listen to. slower than usual for jodi"

    I think this was my 9th jodi book. I'm not disappointed at all, but there was no real twist like I'm used to. just a nice, practical story that leaves you feeling content about the outcome.

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    A. Sway 07-25-16
    A. Sway 07-25-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Excellent story, intrigue, and narration."

    Thoroughly enjoyed this book from start to end. Multi dimensional characters and quite well written

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    hsossy 06-10-16
    hsossy 06-10-16
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    "for both women and men."

    I love her books, listening to the differenT characters makes it fun to hear while driving to work or taking a road trip.

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    A 05-19-16
    A 05-19-16
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    "beautifully woven story"

    I am always blown away by Jodi Picoult's books, and this was no exception. The way the wolf facts are tied in to the story is gorgeous and artful, as is the way she plays with the darker sides of human nature while still grating lovable characters.

    My one big complaint is that I was very disappointed with the narrator for Georgie. Much of her narration (especially dialogue, and even more specifically male dialogue) was very over done to the point of being comical while trying to express very serious things. The other narrators did excellent jobs, however, and the book was overall easy to listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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