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    • The Snow Child

    • By: Eowyn Ivey
    • Narrated by: Debra Monk
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,610
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,190
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,190

    Debut novelist Eowyn ivey’s experience living in the Alaskan wilderness brings a palpable authenticity to The Snow Child. Alaska in the 1920s is a difficult place for Jack and Mabel. Drifting apart, the childless couple discover Faina, a young girl living alone in the wilderness. Soon, Jack and Mabel come to love Faina as their own. But when they learn a surprising truth about the girl, their lives change in profound ways.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Magical, realistic and well worth listening to

    • By Bonny on 03-04-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • To the Bright Edge of the World

    • A Novel
    • By: Eowyn Ivey
    • Narrated by: John Glouchevitch, Christine Lakin, Kiff Vandenheuvel
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    In the winter of 1885, Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester sets out with his men on an expedition into the newly acquired territory of Alaska. Their objective: to travel up the ferocious Wolverine River, mapping the interior and gathering information on the region's potentially dangerous native tribes. With a young and newly pregnant wife at home, Forrester is anxious to complete the journey with all possible speed and return to her.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A Jumble

    • By Sara on 09-04-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Snow Child

    • By: Eowyn Ivey
    • Narrated by: Debra Monk
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    A bewitching tale of heartbreak and hope set in 1920s Alaska. Jack and Mabel have staked everything on making a fresh start for themselves in a homestead 'at the world's edge' in the raw Alaska wilderness. But as the days grow shorter, Jack is losing his battle to clear the land, and Mabel can no longer contain her grief for the baby she lost many years before. The evening the first snow falls, their mood unaccountably changes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Masterful

    • By Liane on 03-10-12

    Regular price: $15.98

    • FREE: Audible Sessions with Eowyn Ivey

    • Exclusive interview
    • By: Eowyn Ivey, Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Eowyn Ivey, Robin Morgan
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Eowyn’s debut novel, The Snow Child, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and became an instant modern classic. For her latest novel, To the Bright Edge of the World, Eowyn stays close to home to tell the tale of Lieutenant Colonol Forrester, a man who accepts a mission to navigate Alaska’s Wolverine River. She joins Robin Morgan in the Audible Studios.

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    • To the Bright Edge of the World

    • By: Eowyn Ivey
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, John Glouchevich, Kiff Vandenheuvel
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester receives the commission of a lifetime when he is charged to navigate Alaska's hitherto impassable Wolverine River with only a small group of men. The Wolverine is the key to opening up Alaska and its rich natural resources to the outside world, but previous attempts have ended in tragedy. Forrester leaves behind his young wife, Sophie, newly pregnant with the child he had never expected to have.

    Regular price: $23.86

    • Snebarnet

    • By: Eowyn Ivey
    • Narrated by: Bent Otto Hansen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Alaska, 1920: Det midaldrende ægtepar Mabel og Jack har slået sig ned i Alaska med et ønske om at skabe sig en ny og anderledes tilværelse, men livet i ødemarken er hårdt, og samtidig tynges de af savnet af det barn, de aldrig har fået. I et anfald af kådhed på årets første vinterdag bygger de et lille barn af sneen. Næste dag er snebarnet forsvundet, men de får et glimt af en lille, lyshåret pige, der løber mellem træerne. Den lille pige kalder sig Faina og er på uforklarlig vis i stand til at overleve i den barske natur.

    Regular price: $22.28

    • Das Schneemädchen

    • By: Eowyn Ivey
    • Narrated by: Doris Wolters
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Alaska in den 1920er Jahren: Hier leben Mabel und Jack als einfache Farmer in der einsamen Wildnis. Die Enttäuschung über ihre Kinderlosigkeit und der harte Überlebenskampf in der unwirtlichen Umgebung drohen die beiden, die sich eigentlich innig lieben, zu entzweien. Als aber der erste Schnee kommt, entdecken sie ein elfengleiches, blondes Kind, das von einem Fuchs begleitet wird. Zuerst glauben sie, dass ihre Sinne ihnen einen Streich spielen.

    Regular price: $18.84