Learning to Swim (Compact Disc)
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When she sees what looks like a child tumbling from a ferry into frigid Lake Champlain, Troy Chance dives after him without thinking. When she gets the child to shore she discovers that his name is Paul, he speaks only French and no one is looking for him. Her determination to protect Paul takes Troy far from her life as a freelance writer in a small Adirondack town, into an unfamiliar world of wealth and privilege in Canada, and into Vermont. Her attachment to the child and the dangers that evolve when she tries to unravel the mystery of his abandonment force her to evaluate everything she thought true about herself. The first book in a series featuring the unforgettable Troy Chance, Sara J. Henry's riveting debut will keep listeners engrossed right up to its shattering ending. Readers will be cheering for Troy Chance as she deftly navigates the treacherous waters of betrayal and loss, and they ll be looking forward to seeing her again when the book is closed. Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Fragile Sara J. Henry opens her first novel like a pro....The throbbing heart of the story is right out of Jane Eyre. The New York Times Book Review.
About the Author
Sara J. Henry has been a columnist, soil scientist, book and magazine editor, Web designer, writing instructor, and bicycle mechanic. Learning to Swim is her first novel.
Suzanne Toren has over 30 years of experience in recording. She won the American Foundation for the Blind's Scourby Award for Narrator of the Year in 1988, and "AudioFile" magazine named her the 2009 Best Voice in Nonfiction & Culture. She is also the recipient of multiple Earphones Awards. Her many credits include works by Jane Smiley, Margaret Weis, Jerry Spinelli, Barbara Kingsolver, and Cynthia Rylant. "AudioFile "also raves, "Toren brings a distinguishing warmth and power to her narrations. Her talents extend to both fiction and nonfiction, and in her recording career of 30-plus years she has given listeners heart-wrenching memoirs, lively history, engaging light fiction, and involving mysteries." Toren also performs on and off-Broadway and in regional theatres.