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by | Read by Caroline Lee

Fiction • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Narrator Caroline Lee's attractive tangy voice, with its gentle Australian accent, draws listeners into Kim Kelly's newest novel as warmly as a welcoming host. The endearing and witty story focuses on Addy, a working-class student at the prestigious University of Sydney, who is the daughter of a taciturn German widower. It's 1985. Addy parties and studies hard, lives in an emotional yarn-tangle of flat mates and friends, and strives to stop messing things up. Lee's droll narration is softened by sympathy for Addy's confusions. Her vivid characterizations--rich English brat, nervous guy, 70-something German shopkeeper--divert and delight. When Addy finds a special frock, Lee's trailing syllables hint at magic despite her serious tone. And a special guy brings champagne bubbles into her voice. Mmm, delicious. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2021]

Trade Ed. • Bolinda Audio • 2021

MP3-CD ISBN 9781867523291 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $26.72

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