Whiskey and Charlie by Annabel Smith audiobook

Whiskey and Charlie

By Annabel Smith
Read by Gildart Jackson

Blackstone Publishing 9781492607861

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781504608268

  • ISBN: 9781504608244

  • ISBN: 9781504608251

Runtime: 10.38 Hours
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A captivating debut novel about brothers who have drifted apart and the accident that will determine their future, written by an unforgettable new voice in fiction

Some twins communicate in a secret language all their own. For Whiskey and Charlie Ferns, the two-way alphabet (alpha, bravo, charlie, delta) whispered back and forth over their crackly walkie-talkies is the best they can do. But as the brothers grow up, they grow apart. Whiskey is everything Charlie is not—bold, daring, carefree—and Charlie blames his brother for always stealing the limelight, always striving ahead while seeming to push Charlie back. By the time the twins reach adulthood, they are barely even speaking to each other.

When Charlie hears that Whiskey has been in a terrible accident and has slipped into a coma, he is shocked … although perhaps not devastated. But as days and weeks slip by, and the chances of Whiskey recovering grow ever more slim, Charlie is forced to look back on their lives and examine whether Whiskey's actions were truly as unforgivable as Charlie believed them to be.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A sharp, perceptive novel about family and forgiveness, Whiskey and Charlie will stay with me for a very long time.” Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train
Whiskey and Charlie is a sharply observed family drama which is affecting and uplifting without being sentimental. A finely crafted novel that keeps us reading because we care about the characters. It’s a terrific book.” Graeme Simsion, New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Effect
“As the story goes from alpha to zulu, it is clear that years of repressed feelings have taken their toll, and it is Whiskey’s ability to live out loud that really gets Charlie’s goat. It’s almost too late for Charlie to learn his lesson, but he does, in a very satisfying, heart-wrenching way.” Booklist
“A powerful, emotionally riven tale of a brother’s deep, complicated love.” Kirkus Reviews
Whiskey and Charlie is a clever, beautifully written book that pulls at the heartstrings and adeptly intertwines past and present.” Lori Nelson Spielman, author of The Life List
“Roiling with heart and soul, Whiskey and Charlie is a cleverly written journey through the maze of family relationships. With her talent for nailing honest emotions, Annabel Smith draws you into her tale with a deft hand. By the end, you’ll long to call your siblings and repair any petty squabbles.” Mary Hogan, author of Two Sisters

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Author

Author Bio: Annabel Smith

Author Bio: Annabel Smith

Annabel Smith holds a PhD in writing and has been a writer-in-residence at Katherine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre and the Fellowship of Australian Writers. In 2012 she was selected as one of five inaugural recipients of the Creative Australia Fellowship for Emerging Artists. She lives in Perth, Australia, with her husband and son.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 10.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English