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    • Grand Central

    • Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion
    • By: Melanie Benjamin, Jenna Blum, Sarah Jio, and others
    • Narrated by: Carla Mercer-Meyer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    On any particular day, thousands upon thousands of people pass through New York City's Grand Central Terminal, through the whispering gallery, beneath the ceiling of stars, and past the information booth and its beckoning four-faced clock, to whatever destination is calling them. It is a place where people come to say hello and good-bye. And each person has a story to tell.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful tapestry

    • By Daryl on 07-24-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 22 Britannia Road

    • By: Amanda Hodgkinson
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    "Housekeeper or housewife?" the soldier asks Silvana as she and eight-year-old Aurek board the ship that will take them from Poland to England at the end of World War II. There her husband, Janusz, is already waiting for them at the little house at 22 Britannia Road. But the war has changed them all so utterly that they'll barely recognize one another when they are reunited.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Haunting

    • By Ellen Rosewall on 06-08-11

    Regular price: $24.50

    • 22 Britannia Road

    • By: Amanda Hodgkinson
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    "Housekeeper or housewife?" the soldier asks Silvana as she and eight-year-old Aurek board the ship that will take them from Poland to England at the end of the war, to Janusz, her husband. But she isn’t sure any longer that she is a wife of any kind or whether she has a house. After living wild in the forests for years, carrying a terrible secret, all Silvana knows is that she and Aurek are survivors. In Ipswich, Janusz is getting ready for the arrival of the wife and son he hasn't seen in six years. After fleeing Poland and the war that left him a deserter, he has found his family a house.

    Regular price: $22.71