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The Awakening

Narrated by: Joanne Butler
Length: 37 mins

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The world's greatest classics retold for children.  

What price will Edna Pontellier pay to be free? 

She seems to have everything she needs - her loving husband, Léonce, two beautiful children and a wonderful home in turn-of-the-century New Orleans. But deep inside her burns a creative fire that longs to be unleashed.  

One summer changes everything. When Edna meets Robert, she starts to question all that she was taught to believe. Is her comfortable marriage nothing more than a cage? Will she ever be able to explore her creativity and passion to the fullest? Is it possible for a woman to be responsible for the needs of others and still to live her own life to the fullest?

©2014 Joanne Drake (P)2020 Real Reads

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