The Grass Harp

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Author(s): Truman Capote
Awards:2019-Short StoriesCollections-Finalist-Audies
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Product Number: DD39527
Released: Aug 14, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781977316646
Narrator/s: Cody Roberts
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Set on the outskirts of a small Southern town, The Grass Harp tells the story of three endearing misfits-an orphaned boy and two whimsical old ladies-who one day take up residence in a tree house. As they pass sweet yet hazardous hours in a china tree, The Grass Harp manages to convey all the pleasures and responsibilities of freedom. But most of all it teaches us about the sacredness of love, “that love is a chain of love, as nature is a chain of life.” This volume also includes Capote's A Tree of Night and Other Stories, which the Washington Post called “unobtrusively beautiful . . . a superlative book.”

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The Grass Harp
Product Number: BX00074493
Product Number:Z100140097
Product Number:DD39527

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Author(s): Truman Capote
Narrator(s): Cody Roberts
Product Number Z100140097
Released: Aug 14, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781977396648
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Author(s): Truman Capote
Product Number EB00173222
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780345803078

Professional reviews

"Narrator Cody Roberts gives a soft Southern lilt to characters who are drawn together by a growing affection and an understanding that the love we feel throughout our lives is connected to the people and places of our youth. This classic coming-of-age story, featuring three eccentric characters who decide to live in a tree house, re-creates the magic of growing up in a small Southern town. Roberts captures all of orphan Collin Fenwick's youthful hopefulness. Capote based this story on some of his own experiences, and Roberts expresses the melancholy and joy permeating that childhood world. This production includes a collection of short stories showcasing a masterful writer at his best, aided by an adept and sensitive narrator. R.O. 2019 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine"

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