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    • Father's Day

    • A Novel
    • By: Simon Van Booy
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    At the age of six, a little girl named Harvey learns that her parents have died in a car accident. As she struggles to understand, a kindly social worker named Wanda introduces her to her only living relative: her uncle Jason, a disabled felon with a violent past and a criminal record. Despite his limitations - and his resistance - Wanda follows a hunch and cajoles Jason into becoming her legal guardian, convinced that each may be the other's last chance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A magnificent reader of a love story

    • By gail rigs on 07-20-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Everything Beautiful Began After

    • A Novel
    • By: Simon Van Booy
    • Narrated by: Simon Van Booy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Rebecca is young, lost, and beautiful. A gifted artist, she seeks solace and inspiration in the Mediterranean heat of Athens—trying to understand who she is and how she can love without fear. Henry is in Athens to dig. An accomplished young archaeologist, he devotedly uncovers the city’s past as a way to escape his own, which holds a secret that not even his doting parents can talk about.

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Die Illusion des Getrenntseins

    • By: Simon Van Booy
    • Narrated by: Markus Boysen, Sebastian Rudolph, Lisa Hagmeister, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eine kleine Bäckerei in Paris, mitten in den Wirren des Zweiten Weltkriegs. Ein Soldat, dem in einem Akt der Güte das Leben geschenkt wird. Eine mutige junge Frau, die offene Arme hat für ein Neugeborenes ohne Namen. Und ein Autor, der die Geschichte dieser Menschen in einer wunderbar zarten, eleganten Prosa erzählt - und dabei die unglaubliche Wucht menschlichen Schicksals entfaltet.

    Regular price: $12.49

    • Gertie Milk and the Keeper of Lost Things

    • By: Simon Van Booy
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When 12-year-old Gertie Milk washes up on the island of Skuldark, she finds that all of her memories are gone. Home to helpful Slug Lamps, delicious moonberries, and a ferocious Guard Worm, the island is full of oddities, including a cozy cottage containing artifacts from every corner of history. It is there that Gertie discovers she has been chosen as the next Keeper of Lost Things, tasked with the mission of returning objects to history's most important figures right when they need them most.

    Regular price: $32.20

    • WordTheatre: Families & Other Natural Disasters, Volume 1

    • By: Julie Orringer, Alice Mattison, Christine R. Lincoln, and others
    • Narrated by: Halley Feiffer, James Franco, Gary Dourdan, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. Recorded live with many of the authors present, these nine exquisitely crafted stories explore the one topic that everyone knows something about: families. Whether through birth, adoption, or marriage, whatever the relationships, they provide rich fodder for our talented authors - at times amusing, at others, achingly painful.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very enjoyable

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $19.95