Steinbeck's Ghost

CD - unabridged
Audio (6 discs)
Product Number: BL684
Released: Sep 08, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781423369424
Narrator/s: Christopher Lane
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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The acclaimed author of "The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop" delivers a satisfying mystery that involves a boy who loves books, a library threatened with closure, and, quite possibly, the ghost of the writer John Steinbeck. Unabridged. 6 CDs.

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Author(s): Lewis Buzbee
Product Number EB00103961
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: #9781429918091

Professional reviews

"Christopher Lane gives a fine, sensitive performance of a boy's efforts to reconnect with his family. Travis finds himself in a fancy new house in a new part of town missing his old friends and missing his parents, who now seem to work all the time. Floundering and lonely, he returns to a place that holds some of his happiest memories, the Salinas Steinbeck Library. When he discovers he may lose the library, as well, to budget cuts, he is spurred into action. Almost as soon as he embarks on his mission to save this local landmark, characters from his favorite Steinbeck stories begin to step out of the scenery. Lane shines here, giving his performance a Southwestern, Spanish flair that conveys a compelling sense of place. D.G. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"