Halfway Home

Author(s): Mary Sheldon
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.23 hours)
Product Number: Z1521
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449883676
Narrator/s: Barbara Rosenblat
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Author Mary Sheldon makes her writing debut with this compelling novel. Arriving home from school one day, eight-year-old Alexis is devastated when she learns of her mother's abandonment. Now 40, Alexis is drawn back into her tragic past through the eyes of a troubled teen. The emotional reading by Barbara Rosenblat lends heartbreaking awareness to every single sentiment.

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Professional reviews

"Sidney Sheldon fans will find a similar style in this first novel by his daughter. Wealthy Manhattan interior designer Alexis Donleavy struggles with a vague dissatisfaction in her life and agonizes over her childhood abandonment by her movie star mother. Barbara Rosenblat provides a characteristically superb reading, perfectly paced and thoroughly entertaining. Her performance is mildly diminished by her portrayal of some of the adolescent characters, who come off like high-pitched adults. However, Rosenblat richly paints the flamboyant mother as one of Hollywood's classy grande dames, complete with affected diction. N.M.C. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"