Ohio Angels by Harriet Scott Chessman audiobook

Ohio Angels

By Harriet Scott Chessman
Read by Norma Lana

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing
3.70 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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In Harriet Scott Chessman’s arresting first novel, Hallie Greaves comes home to Ohio one hot week in July. She hopes to help her mother, who confines her life wholly to her bedroom. To enter her mother’s room, however, is to face her own disappointments and yearnings. At an impasse in her painting and her marriage, Hallie confronts questions of love, memory, and sorrow. Ohio Angels is a moving portrait of the intricacies of marriage and friendship, and of the surprising possibilities for compassion and renewal.

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Summary

Summary

In Harriet Scott Chessman’s arresting first novel, Hallie Greaves comes home to Ohio one hot week in July. She hopes to help her mother, who confines her life wholly to her bedroom. To enter her mother’s room, however, is to face her own disappointments and yearnings. At an impasse in her painting and her marriage, Hallie confronts questions of love, memory, and sorrow. Ohio Angels is a moving portrait of the intricacies of marriage and friendship, and of the surprising possibilities for compassion and renewal.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Lyrical…Chessman is adept at setting a mood.” Publishers Weekly
“Norma Lang narrates in an even and introspective tone. Her quiet and steady examination of the corners of Hallie’s past and present is appropriately low-key and well tempered.” AudioFile
“Chessman captures the inner workings of the mind and the processes by which decisions are made. Her prose, well read by Norma Lana, is thoughtful, and her characters are beautifully constructed.” Library Journal
“A poetic and moving first novel.” Booklist
“A quietly lyrical debut about a young woman coming to terms with family and mortality…A compelling and sensitive portrayal…Chessman’s style is fluid and unobtrusive, and manages to be meditative without being abstract.” Kirkus Reviews

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.70
Audience: Adult
Language: English