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    • Fever

    • A Novel
    • By: Mary Beth Keane
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 737
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 672

    Mary Mallon was a courageous, headstrong Irish immigrant woman who bravely came to America alone, fought hard to climb up from the lowest rung of the domestic service ladder, and discovered in herself an uncanny, and coveted, talent for cooking. Working in the kitchens of the upper class, she left a trail of disease in her wake, until one enterprising and ruthless "medical engineer" proposed the inconceivable notion of the "asymptomatic carrier" - and from then on Mary Mallon was a hunted woman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "Faction" at its best

    • By karen on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $23.32

    • The Walking People

    • By: Mary Beth Keane
    • Narrated by: Sile Bermingham
    • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Greta Cahill never believed she would leave her village in the west of Ireland until she found herself on a ship bound for New York, along with her sister Johanna and a boy named Michael Ward. Labeled a "softheaded goose" by her family, Greta discovers that in America she can fall in love, raise her own family, and earn a living.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Irish immigratn story

    • By Chrissie on 09-10-13

    Regular price: $19.60