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    • The Japanese Lover

    • By: Isabel Allende
    • Narrated by: Joanna Gleason
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,876
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,687
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,676

    In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There, as the rest of the world goes to war, she encounters Ichimei Fukuda, the quiet and gentle son of the family's Japanese gardener. Unnoticed by those around them, a tender love affair begins to blossom. Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • My first negative review

    • By Karen O'Byrne on 11-11-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Selected Shorts

    • For Better and for Worse
    • By: Sherman Alexie, Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen E. Bender, and others
    • Narrated by: Keir Dullea, Joanna Gleason, Joanne Woodward, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Moving stories about married couples' powerful and complicated loves, read by actors Frances Sternhagen, Robert Sean Leonard, Keir Dullea, Joanna Gleason, Harold Gould and Joanne Woodward. A native couple's rocky college love affair lasts a lifetime in Do You Know Where I Am by Sherman Alexie. In Karen E. Bender's Eternal Love, a mother nervously chaperones her retarded daughter's honeymoon.

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Ill Wind

    • An Anna Pigeon Novel
    • By: Nevada Barr
    • Narrated by: Joanna Gleason
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 113

    Haunted by personal demons and cut off from her friends and family, Anna Pigeon seeks solace in the quiet ruins of Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. But the solitude is soon interrupted. A mysterious illness is afflicting tourists to the park. When an asthmatic child dies and a ranger colleague - and friend - is murdered, Anna must find out the truth.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ban Abridgements!

    • By Karen on 01-26-08

    Regular price: $12.57

    • Selected Shorts

    • Are We There Yet?
    • By: Stuart Dybek, Martha Gellhorn, Edward P. Jones, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka, Joanna Gleason, Sonia Manzano, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    A lot can happen on the way from one place to another, especially when an overnight flight makes for an unexpected romantic encounter between strangers seated together; a trucker finds life beyond the ranch where he grew up; and a bored Midwestern housewife tries to escape Kansas City.

    Regular price: $19.60