- Published: Westminster, MD : Books on Tape, p2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Edition: Library ed.
- Description: 9 sound discs (11 hrs., 22 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: Book on CD
- 9780307877024 :
- 0307877027 :
- Women physicians -- Fiction.
- Orphanages -- Fiction.
- Grandparent and child -- Fiction.
- Family secrets -- Fiction.
- Balkan Peninsula -- Fiction.
- Domestic fiction.
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The tiger's wife
by Obreht, Téa.
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Call number: BOCD Fiction
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Pittsfield Adult, Traverwood Adult
Read by Susan Duerden and Robin Sachs.
In a Balkan country mending from years of conflict, Natalia, a young doctor, arrives on a mission of mercy at an orphanage by the sea. By the time she and her lifelong friend Zóra begin to inoculate the children there, she feels age-old superstitions and secrets gathering everywhere around her. Secrets her outwardly cheerful hosts have chosen not to tell her. Secrets involving the strange family digging for something in the surrounding vineyards. Secrets hidden in the landscape itself.
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