North River

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.03 hours)
Product Number: Z1218
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781456101312
Narrator/s: Henry Strozier
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In North River, critically acclaimed, best-selling author Pete Hamill whisks listeners back to 1934-when the Great Depression held New York City in its relentless grip-for a story of one remarkable man's perseverance. Haunted by the horrors ofWorldWar I, Dr. James Delaney's personal life is a nightmare. But everything changes when he returns home one day to find his three-year-old grandson on his doorstep.

Author(s): Pete Hamill

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Author(s): Pete Hamill
Narrator(s): Henry Strozier
Product Number C4202
Released: Jun 14, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428156555

Professional reviews

"Pete Hamill's story of a disillusioned Depression-era doctor is notably enhanced by Henry Strozier's magnificent narration. Dr. Delaney's wife took a walk and never came home. Then his daughter abandoned her 3-year-old son, Carlito, on his doorstep. When a beautiful Sicilian woman, Rose, arrives to care for Carlito and becomes Delaney's lover, he suddenly has a family. Strozier's portrayal of Delaney is honest and mature, and you never doubt that Rose is a warm Sicilian woman. Strozier's Carlito is a sweet little boy, not an adult trying to sound like a little boy. This is an audiobook that shines as a masterful marriage of the written and spoken word. M.T.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"

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