- Narrated by: Mary Karr
- Length: 6 hrs
- Abridged Audiobook
- Release date: 28-09-00
- Language: English
- Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
"As [Carr] takes on the risks of adolescence with a frightening bravado, you'll gasp at her survival - and perhaps your own." (AudioFile)
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By Michael on 19-11-03
Mary Karr's voice makes the story come alive
As one who grew up in the same era as Mary Karr (albeit not in East Texas), I loved this book and Ms. Karr's ability to resurrect memories of that time that I'd long forgotten. She also gets beneath the surface of what her characters are saying to reveal what they really mean. Unlike another reviewer, I found Ms. Karr's reading to be a benefit, not a detraction. Highly recommended.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
By CLJSR on 23-12-12
Good book, good narration!
What did you love best about Cherry?
The tough yet vulnerable narrator.
Who was your favorite character and why?
The narrator, see above.
Which character – as performed by Mary Karr – was your favorite?
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
No, I wanted to savor it.
Any additional comments?
One of few books read by the author of the book that I really enjoyed.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful