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Last Light over Carolina

Narrated by: Mary Alice Monroe
Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
4 out of 5 stars (40 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

With a warm voice that brings the South to life, New York Times best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe writes richly textured novels that intimately portray the complex and emotional relationships shared among family, friends, and the natural world.

Here, in Last Light Over Carolina, Monroe tells the haunting and touching story of a longtime shrimp boat captain and his wife of 30 years on the day he is injured at sea.

On an otherwise ordinary day, in a small shrimping village off the coast of South Carolina, a boat goes missing. The entire town rallies as all are mobilized to find the lost vessel. Throughout the course of one day, flashbacks of Bud Morrison, the captain on board, and Carolina, his wife, reveal the happier days of a once-thriving shrimping industry juxtaposed with the memories of their long term marriage.

Through her wonderfully evocative storytelling and keen insights into the human heart, Mary Alice Monroe has yet again delivered an exceptional and engaging work of fiction.

©2009 Mary Alice Monroe (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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Very nicely intertwined plot

This is one of the better books by Monroe. The plot is well developed as are the characters. The plot weaves back and forth in time and is very engaging.

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A ho-hum love story

I live along the gulf coast so the shrimping theme was of interest to me. However, once all the actors had been identified, I could pretty much tell how this tale was going to go. There were no surprises, no protagonist, and not much of interest. But if you’re looking for a love story, you may like this one

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wonderful! I could see the scenes in my mind.

I could imagine the wind and waves and smell the Atlantic. it's a very good read.