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    • Ruby’s Spoon

    • A Novel
    • By: Anna Lawrence Pietroni
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Cradle Cross in 1933 is a town in the heart of Black Country, England, still reeling from the Great War and dominated by a button factory in terminal decline. Into this exotically grim environment arrives a white-haired young woman from the coast named Isa Fly. Isa is a mysterious and magnetic presence who exerts a romantic pull on everyone she meets. Motherless, 13-year-old Ruby Tailor is instantly drawn to her, as is Captin, the proprietor of the local chip shop, a 50-year-old bachelor and father figure to Ruby.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult to Listen

    • By Diane on 05-09-10

    Regular price: $20.76