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"Schine's Austenesque novel of manners translates delightfully to audio, thanks to the witty, character-centric writing and Hillary Huber's empathetic narration. Huber's nuanced performance makes the listener feel for elderly, abandoned Betty and her two beleaguered daughters, and the creative character voices (ranging from frail Betty and Yiddish-accented Cousin Lou to Valley Girl Amber, snippy Felicity, and adorable three-year-old Henry) brings the colorful cast to vivid life. Best of all, as expressive as she is, Huber is never histrionic: even when selfish characters like gold digger Felicity present their points of view, Huber plays it straight, allowing the characters' patently self-serving words to speak for themselves and the listener to judge them, resisting the urge to overplay the obvious hypocrisy. This audio is a pleasure to listen to — a perfect marriage of novel and narrator. A Farrar, Straus & Giroux hardcover (Reviews, Dec. 21). (Mar.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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In this sparkling contemporary adaptation of Sense and Sensibility, sisters Miranda, a literary agent, and Annie, a pragmatic library director, join their newly divorced mother in Westport, Connecticut, where love blossoms.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441725158
Author:
Schine, Cathleen
Publisher:
Blackstone Audiobooks
Read by:
Huber, Hillary
Read:
Huber, Hillary
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.40x6.60x1.16 in. .64 lbs.
Media Run Time:
600

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Product details pages Blackstone Audiobooks - English 9781441725158 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Schine's Austenesque novel of manners translates delightfully to audio, thanks to the witty, character-centric writing and Hillary Huber's empathetic narration. Huber's nuanced performance makes the listener feel for elderly, abandoned Betty and her two beleaguered daughters, and the creative character voices (ranging from frail Betty and Yiddish-accented Cousin Lou to Valley Girl Amber, snippy Felicity, and adorable three-year-old Henry) brings the colorful cast to vivid life. Best of all, as expressive as she is, Huber is never histrionic: even when selfish characters like gold digger Felicity present their points of view, Huber plays it straight, allowing the characters' patently self-serving words to speak for themselves and the listener to judge them, resisting the urge to overplay the obvious hypocrisy. This audio is a pleasure to listen to — a perfect marriage of novel and narrator. A Farrar, Straus & Giroux hardcover (Reviews, Dec. 21). (Mar.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , In this sparkling contemporary adaptation of Sense and Sensibility, sisters Miranda, a literary agent, and Annie, a pragmatic library director, join their newly divorced mother in Westport, Connecticut, where love blossoms.
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