eAudio - unabridged
Audio (1.67 hours)
Product Number: Z100028584
Released: Dec 01, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780792787143
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Toni Goodridge raised a harbor seal with her father Harry Goodridge, Harbormaster of Rockport, Maine. The antics of Andre made national news more than once and this is the complete story of his life with the Goodridges. His love for the Goodridge family was so strong that he swam from Connecticut to Maine every spring to be with them again. The personal introduction and afterword by Toni Goodridge adds a unique flavor to the recording.

Author(s): Lew Dietz
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2011

Professional reviews

"Seven-year-old Toni Goodrich tells how Andre, the Maine harbor seal, becomes part of the Goodrich family's life. With Andre now glamorized (and betrayed) by Hollywood, the original story may appeal to youngsters who savor the simpler version of Andre's life. Rachel Sieben projects the high, bubbly voice of the little girl as she tells of Andre's antics and escapades. Her enthusiasm never lags, and the performance reflects a child's glee, as well as sadness. Adults may find the ebullience a little wearing, but the charm of the tale survives. Comments by Toni Goodridge herself are a nice addition. R.F.W. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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