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Acclaimed author Jim Lynch sets Border Songs along a 30-mile strip of Washington state and British Columbia.

When severely dyslexic Brandon Vanderkool is forced to join the Border Patrol, he learns the border is a haven for illegal drug smugglers and other criminals. Meanwhile, disease has struck his father's herd, and his mother is battling something even more debilitating. Each will have to fight for hope in a world changing too fast.

©2009 Jim Lynch; (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC

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Wonderful!

I loved Border Songs. It is unusual, and it is delightfully so. The "hero" is truly heroic. If you are a birdwatcher, you will chirp with delight. (Sorry, couldn't resist.)

Jim Lynch has a special voice as a writer, and the narrator captured it very well. Please do give this book a listen. I'm looking forward to Lynch's third novel, due out soon.

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Engrossing and well narrated.

After hearing Richard Poe read East Of Eden - my favorite book in world so I had expectations - I was so impressed by his performance I sought out other books read by him and bought this without knowing a thing about it. It's a wonderful book.