Veil of Roses
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    Veil of Roses | Laura Fitzgerald

    Veil of Roses

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Laura Fitzgerald
    • Narrated By Angela Dawe
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (21)

    Tamila Soroush wanted it all. But in the Islamic Republic of Iran, dreams are a dangerous thing for a girl. Tami abandons them…until her twenty-seventh birthday, when her parents give her a one-way ticket to America, hoping she will “go and wake up her luck.” If they have their way, Tami will never return to Iran…which means she has three months to find a husband in America.

    Rooting for freedom

    This is a lovely story that was extremely well narrated. It is so well performed that I found myself completely inhabiting the soul of the protagnist,..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 10 2013 by Newman (Needham, MA, United States)
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    Dreaming in English: A Novel | Laura Fitzgerald

    Dreaming in English: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Laura Fitzgerald
    • Narrated By Angela Dawe
    Overall
    (153)
    Performance
    (113)
    Story
    (114)

    Knowing she could never be happy in Iran, Tamila Soroush took her mother’s advice to “Go and wake up your luck” and joined her sister in the United States, where amazing freedoms awaited her. Now, after a spur-of-the-moment exchange of “I do’s” with her true love, Ike Hanson, Tami is eager to start her new life. But not everyone is pleased with their marriage, and Tami’s happily-ever-after is no sure thing.

    Wow, what a book this turned out to be!

    This book is such an incredible read! The narrator is authentic as well. Her take on the accents involved within the culture is so on point I couldn't..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 24 2011 by Linda Hensens (North Carolina, USA)