Narrator Edoardo Ballerini's voice is as rich and beguiling as Catherine Banner's tale of the Esposito family of Castellamara, a mythical little island near Sicily. As the story weaves its way from before WWI through the early-twenty-first century, Banner delivers a detailed saga of five generations of memorable characters, family lore, historical events, and a little bit of local magic. Ballerini's subtle shifts in tone and even pacing keep the plot moving, and his skillful application of accents and intensity provides character definition. Overall, Ballerini's masterful presentation adds an extra level of enjoyment to the story. M.O.B. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2016]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9780451482686 $45.00 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN 9780451482693 $25.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2016
CD ISBN 9780451482709 $45.00 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN 9780451482716 $95.00
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