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    • Umami

    • By: Laia Jufresa, Sophie Hughes - translator
    • Narrated by: Karina Fernandez
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Deep in the heart of Mexico City, where five houses cluster around a sun-drenched courtyard, lives Ana, a precocious 12-year-old still coming to terms with the mysterious death of her little sister years earlier. Over the rainy, smoggy summer, she decides to plant a vegetable garden in the courtyard, and as she digs the ground and plants her seeds, her neighbors in turn delve into their pasts.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I loved listening to the reader's voice - i wished the story was stronger.

    • By cedar on 11-02-16

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Umami [Spanish Edition]

    • By: Laia Jufresa
    • Narrated by: Yadira Aedo, Miguel Ángel Álvarez
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ana quiere plantar una milpa en su traspatio, en pleno Distrito Federal. Pero en la tierra hay altos contenidos de plomo y la privada donde vive está plagada de ausencias. Su hermana murió, sus papás están de luto y sus hermanos de campamento; su única amiga se fue a buscar a quien la abandonó cuatro años atrás. Menos mal que queda Alfonso.

    Regular price: $19.95