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  • Annisa: Daughter of Afghanistan

  • By: Kathleen MacArthur
  • Narrated by: Darla Middlebrook
  • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

Set internationally and spanning two decades, Annisa is an intricate portrait of a young Afghan girl's struggle to survive after the Soviet invasion in 1979. Her harrowing escape to America, and her fatal decision to return to her people in Afghanistan, evokes insight into a society torn apart by terrorism, drug smuggling, and bitter conflicts over the role of its women.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • She could have been the girl on the Nat Geo cover

  • By Jan on 06-02-15

poor narration

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-28-14

Would you try another book from Kathleen MacArthur and/or Darla Middlebrook?

Stay away. If there is a prize for poor narration, then this book would win.

  • Tipping the Velvet

  • By: Sarah Waters
  • Narrated by: Juanita McMahon
  • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 686
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 623
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 622

Nan King, an oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and finally meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser and the two head for the bright lights of Leicester Square where they begin a glittering career as music-hall stars in an all-singing and dancing double act.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Did not disappoint!

  • By TENA on 01-25-15

lesbian pornography

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-28-14

What disappointed you about Tipping the Velvet?

if you like Lesbian pornography then this is the book for you. As for me.....its going back

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