The O'Neill Sisters
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(3.4 based on 14 ratings)
  • 1
    Deafening | Frances Itani

    Deafening

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Frances Itani
    • Narrated By Lorraine Hamelin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    As a result of a childhood illness, Grania's is a world without sound, a world bounded by a powerful family love that tries to insulate her from undue suffering. When it becomes clear that Grania can no longer thrive in the world of the hearing, her family sends her to live at the Ontario School for the Deaf where, protected from the often unforgiving hearing world outside, she learns sign language and speech.

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    Tell | Frances Itani

    Tell

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Frances Itani
    • Narrated By Luke Daniels
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The international debut sensation Deafening launched the story of Grania, deaf from the age of five, and her sister Tress, who helped to create their secret language. Tell picks up from the return of the sisters' husbands from the war, and follows Tress' partner Kenan, a young shell-shocked soldier who confines himself indoors, venturing outside only at night to visit the frozen bay where he skated as a boy. Saddened by her altered marriage, Tress seeks advice from her Aunt Maggie.

    Secrets and Slow Recovery

    The book is very slow and for me there was not that 'hook' that makes me want to read on. I listened of course, I wanted to complete the story. I foun..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 20 2015 by Susan Tipton (Portland, Or United States)