With humor and compassion we enter the world of inhabitants of a small seacoast village and remote islands of northern Maine, where courage and caring are so well exemplified. AVAILABLE ON CASSETTE AND CD.
Flo Gibson is something of a marvel in our time... and in Washington to boot. She has recorded almost 1,000 books so far. Among them is Sarah Orne Jewett's “The Country of the Pointed Firs”, another title I can recommend without reservation ... It is funny, tough, wondrous and gossipy in generous measure. Gibson's voice has something formidable about it, strict and no nonsense, with a low timbre. She is bracing to hear.
Katherine Powers, The Washington Post, Book World
‘Once, listening raptly, I put the heavy-duty #22 needle through my fingernail and into the soft tissue beneath. OUCH! But Flo Gibson is worth it! I've been to the "Country of the Pointed Firs"!’
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