I Will Send Rain (audiobook)

8.1 hrs • 7 CDs• 1 MP3 CD • Unabridged
Fiction/Historical
Target Audience: Adult
Release Date: 08/09/16
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Library CD Library Edition CD titles are packaged in an attractive, full-sized, durable vinyl case with full color art. Cloth Sleeves keep compact discs protected and in numerical order. 
- 08/09/16 9781504740937
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MP3 CD MP3-CDs: Come in a durable vinyl case similar to a dvd case. An index of contents and tracking information are included within the Mp3-CD format. MP3's can be played on any compatible CD player 
- 08/09/16 9781504744669
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Playaway Playaway: Playaway editions are a pre loaded audio device that is half the size of deck of cards. Simply plugin headphones and listen. 
- 08/09/16 9781504766449
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Review Quotes

“Through Emily Sutton-Smith’s narration, listeners experience the figurative and literal dust settling deep within the family members…Sutton-Smith’s portrayals of the characters are strong. Especially noteworthy is the soft, uncertain voice of Samuel Bell, the father, as well as that of young Fred, a mute asthmatic..Sutton-Smith delivers a portrait of yearning as penetrating as the dust storms she describes.”

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“With echoes of Faulkner and Steinbeck, each character chases after a meager form of comfort and stability.”

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New York Times Book Review

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Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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Kirkus Reviews

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