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Unfinished desires [sound recording] : [a novel] / Gail Godwin ; Kimberly Farr.

By: Godwin, Gail.
Contributor(s): Farr, Kimberly.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 2010Description: 15 sound discs (CD) (ca. 18 hr., 45 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 ¾ in. ; in container.ISBN: 9781415966570; 9781415966570.Subject(s): Talking books | Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction | Catholic schools -- Fiction | Women college graduates -- Fiction | Nuns -- Fiction | Psychological fiction | Nineteen fifties -- Fiction | North Carolina -- FictionDDC classification: 813/.6 Read by Kimberly Farr.Summary: It is the fall of 1951 at Mount St. Gabriel’s, an all-girls school tucked away in the mountains of North Carolina. Tildy Stratton, the undisputed queen bee of her class, befriends Chloe Starnes, a new student recently orphaned by the untimely and mysterious death of her mother. Their friendship fills a void for both girls but also sets in motion a chain of events that will profoundly affect the course of many lives, including the girls’ young teacher and the school’s matriarch, Mother Suzanne Ravenel. Fifty years on, the headmistress relives one pivotal night, trying to reconcile past and present, reaching back even further to her own senior year at the school, where the roots of a tragedy are buried. In Unfinished Desires, a beloved author delivers a gorgeous new novel in which thwarted desires are passed on for generations, and captures the rare moment when a soul breaks free.
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Unabridged.

Read by Kimberly Farr.

It is the fall of 1951 at Mount St. Gabriel’s, an all-girls school tucked away in the mountains of North Carolina. Tildy Stratton, the undisputed queen bee of her class, befriends Chloe Starnes, a new student recently orphaned by the untimely and mysterious death of her mother. Their friendship fills a void for both girls but also sets in motion a chain of events that will profoundly affect the course of many lives, including the girls’ young teacher and the school’s matriarch, Mother Suzanne Ravenel. Fifty years on, the headmistress relives one pivotal night, trying to reconcile past and present, reaching back even further to her own senior year at the school, where the roots of a tragedy are buried. In Unfinished Desires, a beloved author delivers a gorgeous new novel in which thwarted desires are passed on for generations, and captures the rare moment when a soul breaks free.

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