We are Water

by Wally Lamb

We Are Water

CD/Spoken Word, 19 audio discs (23 hr.), Harperaudio, List Price: $44.99 | purchase

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Book Summary

Told in alternating voices, this novel follows Anna Oh, a middle-aged wife, mother and artist. After 27 years of marriage, she divorces her husband to marry Vivica, the Manhattan art dealer who orchestrated her professional success.

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6 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List

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Hear, Here: Four Audiobooks With A Brand-New Sound

Through alternating perspectives, the characters in We Are Water recount their family's struggle in the face of a disintegrating marriage. The audiobook version features 11 voice actors, one for each narrator in the book.

"Wally Lamb was very involved in the whole casting of this production and interest in having an ensemble of narrators to give him a variety of voices," Whitten says. "There's nothing added to the book. It's ... read as written. But it has the voices

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