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The Grass Harp

Narrated by: Cody Roberts
Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
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Set on the outskirts of a small Southern town, The Grass Harp tells the story of three endearing misfits - an orphaned boy and two whimsical old ladies - who one day take up residence in a tree house. As they pass sweet yet hazardous hours in a china tree, The Grass Harp manages to convey all the pleasures and responsibilities of freedom. But most of all it teaches us about the sacredness of love, “that love is a chain of love, as nature is a chain of life.”  

This volume also includes Capote's A Tree of Night and Other Stories, which the Washington Post called “unobtrusively beautiful...a superlative book.”

©1980 Truman Capote (P)2018 Tantor

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  • Dian
  • 17-08-18

Partake of the prose of Truman Capote

I enjoyed listening to this book very much. At first I was annoyed by the narrator's drawl, but after a couple of chapters it all fell into line and I was completely engrossed in the story.
One critic has compared Capote’s prose to a vodka martini, " clear and intoxicating." I agree. A wonderful story by a remarkable writer.

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  • small biz owner
  • 08-02-19

Fake southern accent all wrong

I could not finish this because the performer's fake accent was too distracting. I am a southerner, so it was particularly grating. I am going to return this one and purchase the print version.