Olive Kitteridge

Elizabeth Strout, Author, Sandra Burr, Read by Brilliance Corporation $36.95 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4233-5003-3
Strout's tale of an aging schoolteacher too obsessed with the deterioration of her little town of Crosby, Maine, to realize the problems plaguing her own life, is read with vigor by Sandra Burr. Burr's reading makes Strout's characters rich and wonderful in every way, bringing a well-rounded originality to each one. As Olive, Burr's voice slips into a nagging, aged groan that seems perfectly suited for the central character's downtrodden personality. As Olive's husband, Henry, Burr is understated yet powerful. She understands this poignant tale so entirely that her reading becomes reality for the listener. There is a certain melancholy that infects this story, and Burr is poised to capture and relate it to her audience. Simultaneous release with the Random House hardcover (Reviews, Dec. 10).
Reviewed on: 03/24/2008
Release date: 03/01/2008
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MP3 CD - 978-1-4805-9420-3
Hardcover - 396 pages - 978-1-60285-281-5
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Pre-Recorded Audio Player - 978-1-61545-723-6
Hardcover - 495 pages - 978-89-546-1115-2
Compact Disc - 978-1-4558-0766-6
Compact Disc - 978-1-4558-1505-0
Compact Disc - 978-1-4558-1507-4
MP3 CD - 978-1-4558-1506-7
Paperback - 270 pages - 978-1-84983-155-0
Compact Disc - 978-1-4233-5004-0
Analog Audio Cassette - 978-1-4233-5002-6
Paperback - 286 pages
Hardcover - 270 pages - 978-1-4000-6208-9
Peanut Press/Palm Reader - 243 pages - 978-1-58836-688-7
Compact Disc - 978-1-4233-5009-5
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MP3 CD - 978-1-4233-5005-7
Paperback - 270 pages - 978-0-7434-6772-8
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