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The Smell of Other People's Houses

by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock Author · Jorjeana Marie Narrator

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In Alaska, 1970, being a teenager here isn't like being a teenager anywhere else. This deeply moving and authentic debut is for fans of Rainbow Rowell, Louise Erdrich, Sherman Alexie, and Benjamin Alire Saenz. Intertwining stories of love, tragedy, wild luck, and salvation on the edge of America's Last Frontier introduce a writer of rare talent.

Ruth has a secret that she can't hide forever. Dora wonders if she can ever truly escape where she comes from, even when good luck strikes. Alyce is trying to reconcile her desire to dance, with the life she's always known on her family's fishing boat. Hank and his brothers decide it's safer to run away than to stay home—until one of them ends up in terrible danger.

Four very different lives are about to become entangled. This unforgettable book is about people who try to save each other—and how sometimes, when they least expect it, they succeed.
Narrator Cast List:
Ruth, Read by Jorjeana Marie
Dora, Read by Erin Tripp
Alyce, Read by Karissa Vacker
Hank, Read by Robbie Daymond
From the Compact Disc edition.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:
Listening Library (Audio)
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2016

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 154.7 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 154.4 MB

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (Author)

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock was born and raised in Alaska. She worked many years fishing commercially with her family and as a reporter for Alaska Public Radio stations around the state. She was also the host and producer of "Independent Native News," a ...

More about Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Creators

Narrator :
Jorjeana Marie
Narrator :
Robbie Daymond
Narrator :
Karissa Vacker
Author :
Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
Narrator :
Erin Tripp
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