Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons

CD - unabridged
Audio (16 discs)
Product Number: C2532
Released: Jun 27, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402575334
Narrator/s: Various
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Description

Best-selling author Lorna Landvik has received rave reviews for her hilariously honest novels Patty Jane's House of Curl and Your Oasis on Flame Lake. Here she delivers another engaging and insightful tale. Life has dealt the women of Freesia Court many blows, but they have pulled together to face each challenge. As members of the Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons book group, they experience new lives full of laughter and love.

Professional reviews

"Through thirty-five years, a neighborhood book club frames the lives of five women--as told through first-person narratives of each. While the performers' names are not given on the package, the first and last cassettes list them as Ruth Ann Phimister, Kate Forbes, Cristine McMurdo-Wallis, Christina Moore, and James Jenner. With varying degrees of skill, they capture the sometimes mundane, occasionally terrifying, and often emotional events in the friends' daily existence. Phimister sounds much more convincing in the older years of her characters' lives than in portraying them in their twenties, while Christina Moore nails the eternally youthful Slip. The story and its performers offer a dose of real life, including reality's ability to make us think or bore us to tears. R.P.L. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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