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QUEEN OF THE MOUNTAINEERS The Trailblazing Life of Fanny Bullock Workman

by | Read by Elizabeth Wiley

Biography & Memoir • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

Elizabeth Wiley's stentorian voice takes listeners on the lifelong adventures of Fanny Bullock Workman, a most determined woman, who summited most of the highest mountain peaks in the world. Beginning in the 1880s, Workman and her husband, Hunter, scaled the New Hampshire peak of Mt. Washington, and then the highest peaks of the Alps, the Himalayas, and the Andes, as well as other mountain ranges across the world in their decades of exploring. Wiley uses a steady voice for reports and letters to and from the Royal Geographical Society, newspaper stories, and quotes from the publications of the Workman duo. She adopts cultured tones for Workman and a sonorous intonation for Hunter, making the breathtaking landscapes come to life. Wiley's narration breathes life into Workman's adventures in a male-dominated world. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2019]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2019

CD ISBN 9781494536138 $37.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781541430785 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781977345530 $19.99

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2019

DD ISBN 9781977352309 $47.95

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