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This was an audiobook, and it took me forever to finish – months, I think. I wasn’t crazy about the reader. He used a high thin voice to read the women’s parts and I found that to be distractingly artificial, and resulted in the women characters all sounding naïve and unsure of themselves. In the case of Pat, a young woman "on her second gap year” this approach fit her personality, but the other women characters (who were supposed to be older and stronger) were disserved by it.
Someone spilled milk on my laptop computer (I know who, I'm just not saying). The damage seems to be confined to the keyboard, and I’ve ordered a new one (a keyboard, not an entire new laptop). The laptop computer stores all my ripped audiobooks, so I can’t begin another until I get this problem sorted out. It’s been too hot to walk to work anyway, so my available listening time is pretty minimal.
(Book 35, 2007)