Baker Towers
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    Baker Towers | Jennifer Haigh

    Baker Towers

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Jennifer Haigh
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
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    In a stunning follow-up to her best-selling debut, Mrs. Kimble, Jennifer Haigh returns with Baker Towers, a compelling story of love and loss in a western Pennsylvania mining town in the years after World War II.

    Very Good Family Saga

    Normally not a book I would have purchased it came highly recommended by a friend and was also my introduction to Audible. I was quite surprised to fi..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 25 2005 by Dawn (Edison, NJ, United States)
  • News from Heaven: The Bakerton Stories | Jennifer Haigh

    News from Heaven: The Bakerton Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Jennifer Haigh
    • Narrated By Therese Plummer, Alexander Cendese, Cynthia Darlow, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Now, in this collection of interconnected short stories, Jennifer Haigh returns to the vividly imagined world of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town rocked by decades of painful transition. From its heyday during two World Wars through its slow decline, Bakerton is a town that refuses to give up gracefully, binding - sometimes cruelly - succeeding generations to the place that made them. A young woman glimpses a world both strange and familiar when she becomes a live-in maid for a Jewish family in New York City. A long-absent brother makes a sudden and tragic homecoming.

    Poignant short stories

    A series of loosely connected short stories (similar in format to "Olive Kitteridge"). The stories are focused on character, not plot, and ar..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 25 2015 by Ruth Bain (Orange County, CA)