AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE LOWERING DAYS

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Nicole Alvater, David Aaron Baker

Fiction • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Brown's debut novel, set in Maine's Penobscot Valley in the 1980s, is performed with a compelling, confident delivery. Narrator David Aaron Baker is the voice of David Almerin Ames, who recalls a community divided when a Penobscot teen set fire to the paper mill on the eve of its reopening, destroying the town's livelihood. Penobscot elder Moses's sonorous, wisdom-filled voice supports and defends the powerless. The anger of Almerin's father, Arnoux, reacting to threats to his family, and the surprise in family friend/rival Liam's voice when he faces the consequences of his actions are visceral, keeping the listener engaged. Narrator Nicole Alvater gives a realistic voice to Molly, the girl who lit the fuse. Alvater contributes significantly with her portrayal, including her smooth delivery of Penobscot words. N.E.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2021]

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2021

DD ISBN 9780063069220 $26.99

Advertisement 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 ×