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HEART OF JUNK

by | Read by Samantha Desz, Arthur Morey, George Newbern, Rebekkah Ross, Jacques Roy

Fiction • 7.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

An ensemble of narrators works together to memorably portray life at a failing antiques mall in Wichita, Kansas. Each chapter is told from the point of view of one of seven characters. Particularly impressive is the consistent presentation of these characters, who interact with each other in every chapter, by all the narrators. While each narrator is excellent, standout performances come from Arthur Morey's rendering of the befuddled widower, Ronald, along with Samantha Desz's evocation of the judgmental Margaret and conveyance of Delores, who has a unique relationship with her Barbie doll collection. The anticipated arrival of two "Antique Roadshow" style television hosts, as well as the disappearance of a child pageant princess, keeps this darkly comedic audiobook moving at an engaging pace. M.J. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2020]

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2020

DD ISBN 9781797106175 $17.99

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