Eleanor & Park

Author(s): Rainbow Rowell
2013-New York Times Bestseller
CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: DD20582
Released: Jun 07, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781524723538
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Bono met his wife in high school, Park says. So did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers. I'm not kidding, he says. You should be, she says, we're 16. What about Romeo and Juliet? Shallow, confused, then dead. I love you, Park says. Wherefore art thou, Eleanor answers. I'm not kidding, he says. You should be. Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits-smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you'll remember your own first love-and just how hard it pulled you under. From the Compact Disc edition.


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Eleanor & Park
Product Number: BX00060648
Product Number:Z100033352
Product Number:DD20582

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Author(s): Rainbow Rowell
Product Number Z100033352
Released: Feb 26, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780385368292
Author(s): Rainbow Rowell
Product Number EB00244808
Released: Mar 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250031211

Professional reviews

"Two narrators tell the nuanced story of an unlikely first love. The actors excel at differentiating the multiple shifting viewpoints within each chapter of the story. More importantly, they give full voice to the inner feelings and outer expressions of Eleanor and Park and the interplay that depicts their tender relationship. Sunil Malhotra's neutral conversational tones portray the stability and comfort Park gives Eleanor, a young woman who is tormented by her mercurial stepfather. Malhotra shows Park's internal swings from self-deprecation at his awkwardness to the heightened emotions of his extreme feelings. Rebecca Lowman portrays the defiant, witty comments that belie Eleanor's fears. In particular, Lowman expresses Eleanor's longing for a safe haven and her determined resilience. The poignant story ends on an emotional crescendo. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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