Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (MP3 CD)

By Gail Caldwell, Joyce Bean (Read by)
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May 2012 Indie Next List


“This is the heart-warming and heart-wrenching story of the author's deep friendship with writer Caroline Knapp. Through rowing, swimming, writing, their dogs, and sharing life experiences, they nurture a connection that we would all love to have with someone. An honest and unforgettable tribute to best friends.”
— Ellen Jarrett, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA

August 2010 Indie Next List


“This is the heart-warming and heart-wrenching story of the author's deep friendship with writer Caroline Knapp. Through rowing, swimming, writing, their dogs, and sharing life experiences, they nurture a connection that we would all love to have with someone. An honest and unforgettable tribute to best friends.”
— Ellen Jarrett, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA

Description


In this gorgeous, moving memoir, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Gail Caldwell reflects on her own coming-of-age in midlife, as she learns to open herself to the power and healing of sharing her life with a best friend.

About the Author


Gail Caldwell is the chief book critic for The Boston Globe, where she has been a staff writer and critic since 1985. In 2001, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism. She is also an avid rower. Caldwell lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

"From the Hardcover edition."



Joyce Bean is an accomplished audiobook narrator and director. In addition to being an "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner, she has been nominated multiple times for a prestigious Audie Award, including for "Good-bye and Amen" by Beth Gutcheon.

Praise For…


"An exquisite testament to the bittersweet depths of love and loss." ---Patricia B. McConnell, author of For the Love of a Dog

Product Details
ISBN: 9781400165605
ISBN-10: 1400165601
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Publication Date: August 10th, 2010
Language: English