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    • Leaving Lucy Pear

    • By: Anna Solomon
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    One night in 1917, Beatrice Haven sneaks out of her uncle's house on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, leaves her newborn baby at the foot of a pear tree, and watches as another woman claims the infant as her own. The unwed daughter of wealthy Jewish industrialists and a gifted pianist bound for Radcliffe, Bea plans to leave her shameful secret behind and make a fresh start. Ten years later Prohibition is in full swing; post-World War I America is in the grips of rampant xenophobia, and Bea's hopes for her future remain unfulfilled.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous!

    • By Judith on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Labor Day

    • True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers
    • By: Eleanor Henderson (editor), Anna Solomon (editor)
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukeheart, Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Here is an audiobook that transcends the limits of how-to guides and honors the act of childbirth in the 21st century. Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon have gathered true birth stories by women who have made self-expression their business, including Cheryl Strayed, Julia Glass, Lauren Groff, Dani Shapiro, and many other luminaries. In Labor Day, you'll hear about women determined to give birth naturally and others begging for epidurals; women who pushed for hours and women whose labors were over practically before they'd started; women giving birth to twins and to 10-pound babies.

    Regular price: $27.99