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Plantation Audiobook

Plantation: A Lowcountry Tale

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Publisher's Summary

When Caroline Wimbley Levine learns that her mother, Miss Lavinia, has supposedly gone mad, she leaves the big city bustle of Manhattan and returns to Tall Pines Plantation. Caroline originally left Tall Pines to escape her feisty, eccentric mother and her drunken brother, Trip, but when Miss Lavinia dies, Caroline is forced to come to terms with her family's troubled history as well as her failing relationship with her husband. As Caroline reminisces about her past rebelliousness and her childhood, she realizes that her father's sudden and tragic death many years before served as a catalyst for the family's disintegration. Caroline and Trip also learn that their seemingly selfish and self-assured mother was not so uncaring after all.

©2001 Dorothea Benton Frank; (P)2006 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Pamela Easley, SC, USA 01-04-09
    Pamela Easley, SC, USA 01-04-09
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    "It's okay"

    This book is pretty typical for the author. Just about the entertainment level I was looking for. However, I am EXTREMELY, frustrated by the narrator's mispronunciation of Edisto...it is the name of real river and an island in SC. I don't understand why the narrator was not corrected on this. It is pronounced ED ist o (emphasis on first syllable). This was just a distraction for me throughout the book. I've experienced this with other regional books too. Don't understand why the authors don't review it.

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    Teresa 04-18-16
    Teresa 04-18-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Abridged!!"

    I prefer Robin Miles performance for Dot Frank books, but the most disappointing part is the book is abridged. Unfortunately, I missed that fact upon purchase; won't make that mistake again.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    LAMB Charlotte, NC United States 02-14-16
    LAMB Charlotte, NC United States 02-14-16 Member Since 2008
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    "Great Story"

    The story was great. Too bad the performer or producer didn't take the time to learn the difference in Southern accents or at a minimum, learn the correct pronunciation of the Edisto considering its prominence in the story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    jennifer Augusta, GA, United States 09-28-10
    jennifer Augusta, GA, United States 09-28-10 Member Since 2010
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    "by Jennifer, Augusta, GA"

    Loved this book, it is one of my number one picks. The follow up book is great too.

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    Beverly Ingalls 08-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Wonderful all around!"

    I look for books read by Susie Breck. I've loved all I've found so fast and this one is no exception!

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    "Liked the original book better than audible"

    There were many different twists about Miss Levine and Millie left out of the story. The original story was much better than the audible version!

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    Jill Lindsey Ayers Spartanburg, South Carolina 08-19-15
    Jill Lindsey Ayers Spartanburg, South Carolina 08-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Charming"

    Another can put it down novel by Dorothea Benton frank . It's dripping with the lowcountry SC charm and grace !

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    Charlotte Hart Hubbs Knightdale, NC 07-10-12
    Charlotte Hart Hubbs Knightdale, NC 07-10-12 Member Since 2011

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    "I love Dorothea's books!! She is so talented!"
    Would you listen to Plantation again? Why?

    Definately. It's such a true to life story


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Plantation?

    Finding out who was to blame


    What does Susie Breck bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Her voice is so soothing and versital


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The discovery of their love.


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