The Gap Year by Sarah Bird audiobook

The Gap Year: A Novel

By Sarah Bird
Read by Christina Moore and Jennifer Ikeda

Recorded Books, Inc.
11.57 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781461847854

Sarah Bird is acclaimed for her multi-layered novels that are at once hilarious and moving. Here Bird examines "the ever-deepening mysteries of parents and children as they grow up and apart" (Publishers Weekly). Working single-mother Cam Lightsey is proud to give her daughter Aubrey a chance at a good education. But when Aubrey turns her attention away from college and toward a boy at school, their once solid mother-daughter relationship quickly begins to crumble. ". wry and funny . Sure to please Bird's fans."-Library Journal

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Summary

Sarah Bird is acclaimed for her multi-layered novels that are at once hilarious and moving. Here Bird examines "the ever-deepening mysteries of parents and children as they grow up and apart" (Publishers Weekly). Working single-mother Cam Lightsey is proud to give her daughter Aubrey a chance at a good education. But when Aubrey turns her attention away from college and toward a boy at school, their once solid mother-daughter relationship quickly begins to crumble. ". wry and funny . Sure to please Bird's fans."-Library Journal

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A soulful portrait of that awkward, exhilarating and bittersweet point in a mother’s relationship with her child—the time to let go.” Houston Chronicle
“Humorous and lively…A perceptive if lighthearted depiction of the process of separation from the points of view of a mother and daughter.” Columbus Dispatch
“Bird’s wit shines through on every page—she’s the kind of author readers all wish they could spend an hour kvetching with over margaritas—but she also has a real knack for eavesdropping on her characters’ inner lives.” Dallas Morning News
The Gap Year is satire with heart…In this smart novel, love trumps the past and the expected future.” Kansas City Star
“Wry and funny. Sure to please Bird’s fans.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Sarah Bird

Author Bio: Sarah Bird

Sarah Bird is the author of several novels. She is a columnist for Texas Monthly and has written for the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Glamour, and Mademoiselle, among other publications. Her novel Above the East China Sea was long-listed for the Dublin International Literary Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 11.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English