AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

BARELY MISSING EVERYTHING

by | Read by Ramón de Ocampo, Cynthia Farrell, Timothy Andrés Pabon

Young Adult Young Adult • 7.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

Three narrators tackle the struggles of Mexican-American teens and their families in El Paso, Texas. Each narrator provides a precise portrayal of Mendez's fully realized characters: Juan; his mom, Fabi; and his best friend, JD. Timothy Andrés Pabon captures Juan's coolness and his frustration with being the star basketball player on a losing team. Cynthia Farrell embodies Fabi's guilt at her inability to do more to ensure her son's future. As JD, Ramón de Ocampo is true to the teen's quirky film passions and family pain. Though all three narrators excel at giving voice to the Spanglish dialogue, the story's sudden shifts in point of view can be momentarily confusing. Nonetheless, fans of #ownvoices fiction will be enamored by this compelling and socially aware listen. E.A.N. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2019]

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2019

DD ISBN 9781508277231 $17.99

Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×