The Measure of Her Powers

An M. F. K. Fisher Reader
Narrated by: Carolyn Cook
Length: 20 hrs and 38 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Gathering journals, letters, translations, and selections from her many books, The Measure of Her Powers showcases Fisher's versatility, providing new listeners and loyal fans alike with a sampler from her wide-ranging body of work.

M. F. K. Fisher is a perennial literary favorite. Her evolution from an uncertain young woman to a feisty elder with opinions about everything continues to fascinate listeners who understand the complexities of life's hungers.

©1999 Robert Lescher, as Trustee of the Literary Trust u/w/o M. F. K. Fisher (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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Dreadful Narration

The narrator on this is overly gushy and unnatural in her reading, and because it's M.F.K. Fisher's words and Fisher was nothing like this in her style or speech, it was impossible for me to continue for long. You're far better off reading this yourself than listening to this woman who uses her voice like a gushy rollercoaster, over unnatural highs and lows in a way that speaks of an amateur, not Fisher or her life.

Other than that, no complaints. The story's okay (compiled from other Fisher writings). Any of those would serve you better.

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