Monthly Archives: January 2018

The One Man: A Novel-Andrew Gross, author; Edouardo Ballerini, narrator

A young Jewish man escapes from Nazi occupied Poland, and he resettles in America. When he discovers that his entire family has been wiped out by Hitler, he is consumed with guilt because he escaped while they did not. When … Continue reading

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Pachinko, Min Jin Lee, author; Allison Hiroto, narrator

The novel begins in 1910, in Korea, and continues almost until the end of the century. Korea is part of the Japanese Empire and the difficult relationship between the Japanese and the Koreans throughout that time coupled with war and … Continue reading

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Tom Clancy Point of Contact, Mike Maden, author; Scott Brick, narrator

I stayed with this book until the end due to the exceptional talent of the narrator. He was the reason that I gave it two stars rather than one. Scott Brick is the saving grace of this novel because he … Continue reading

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Love and Other Consolation Prizes, Jamie Ford, Author; Emily Woo Zeller, Narrator

In 1902, Ernest Yung, about five years old, was abandoned by his mother in a cemetery in China. After watching his mother smother and bury his baby sister, he was told that an uncle would come and collect him and … Continue reading

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