Wednesday, June 12, 2019
DB 90090 The Great Alone by Kristin Hanna
Annotation: 1974. Former Vietnam prisoner of war Ernt Allbright moves his family, including wife Cora and thirteen-year-old daughter Leni, north to Alaska. While the weather is temperate, the family survives on the generosity of locals. But when winter descends, Ernt's mental health fractures. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
DB 90958 Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
Annotation: Now an older man, Nathaniel Williams uses archival materials to investigate his parents and the reasons why, during the waning days of World War II, they would have left him and his sister in the care of two men who might have been criminals. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
Wednesday, December 8, 2019
DB 87973 Mr. Dickens and his Carol by Samantha Silva
Annotation: Depressed about the failure of his most recent book, feeling pressured by his publisher to write a Christmas book, and worried over his family's financial stability, Charles Dickens seeks refuge in nightly walks. On one, he meets Eleanor Lovejoy, who takes him on a Scrooge-like journey.