Showing results by author "Ana Menendez"

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    • Pets!
    • By: Gail Godwin, Ana Menendez, Robertson Davies, and others
    • Narrated by: Jane Curtin, Jacqueline Kim, Charles Keating
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The cast of characters in this compilation is a menagerie of animals: cats, dogs, birds, even a dragon - and their owners. These stories look at the myriad of experiences, and adventures, that pet ownership can bring. Join a medieval scholar who discovers that not all mythical creatures are extinct, stalk the night with the Cat of Frankenstein, kick that caffeine habit with a class of kindergartners, dance along with a divorcée and her dog, and more!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great stories but Not for Kids

    • By Edward M. Tashjian on 01-02-08

    Regular price: $19.60

    • In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd

    • By: Ana Menéndez
    • Narrated by: Maria Rodriguez Saravia
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In these linked tales about the Cuban-American experience and the immigrant experience in general, Ana Menendez has instantly established herself as a natural storyteller who "probes with steady humor and astute political insight the dreams versus the realities of her characters" (Elle). From the prizewinning title story - a masterpiece of humor and heartbreak - unfolds a series of family snapshots that illuminate the landscape of an exiled community rich in heritage, memory, and longing for the past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love at first listen!

    • By Anne on 10-08-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Loving Che

    • By: Ana Menendez
    • Narrated by: Adriana Sananes, Eileen Stevens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A missing mother, a mysterious parcel of old letters, and a young woman in search of her roots reveal an astonishing story of a woman's affair with Che Guevara and an intimate portrait of revolutionary Cuba.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thorough involvement

    • By Myra Grozinger on 05-17-05

    Regular price: $18.87