Moving Day

  • by Jonathan Stone
  • Narrated by Christopher Lane
  • 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Forty years’ accumulation of art, antiques, and family photographs are more than just objects for Stanley Peke - they are proof of a life fully lived. A life he could have easily lost long ago.
When a con man steals his houseful of possessions in a sophisticated moving-day scam, Peke wanders helplessly through his empty New England home, inevitably reminded of another helpless time: decades in Peke’s past, a cold and threadbare Stanislaw Shmuel Pecoskowitz eked out a desperate existence in the war-torn Polish countryside, subsisting on scraps, dodging Nazi soldiers. Now, the 72-year-old Peke - who survived, came to America, and succeeded - must summon his original grit and determination, to track down the thieves, retrieve his things, and restore the life he made for himself.
Peke and his wife, Rose, trace the path of the thieves’ truck across America, to the wilds of Montana, and to an ultimate, chilling confrontation with not only the thieves, but with Peke’s brutal, unresolved past.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Different but enthralling

What did you like most about Moving Day?

The development of Stanley Peke from what appeared to be an elderly frail man to one who, when his life and possessions were under threat, drew on all his resources from way back as a young Polish boy escaping the Nazis

What was one of the most memorable moments of Moving Day?

I enjoyed it all but once Nick the Thief decided he wanted the goods back I knew the story would become more of a thriller

What about Christopher Lane’s performance did you like?

Christopher Lane's performance brought the words alive. He put so much feeling into portraying Peke, and was amazing when describing Peke's confusion between the present day and back in the war

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No it certainly didn't make me laugh or cry but it did make me feel sad for Peke's ordeal as a child

Any additional comments?

This is the first book I have listened to by Jonathan Stone and I will now look out for any more by him. An entertaining and different type of story with gripping storyline

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-06-2014
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio