Book Reviews of Chalktown (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)

Chalktown (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
Chalktown - Audio Cassette - Abridged
Author: Melinda Haynes, Leo Burmester (Narrator)
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ISBN-13: 9780743504560
ISBN-10: 0743504569
Publication Date: 5/1/2001
Rating:
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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2.8 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Audioworks
Book Type: Audio Cassette
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hillbilly in the south, at it's most twisted best!
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This was an interesting story, but I didn't love it. I wanted to keep reading to figure out the mystery but I didn't really like many of the characters. A couple of the plot lines just die out which was a little annoying. Not a bad book though.
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Very good story, read it over the weekend
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A great book about the South in the 1960's. Anyone who enjoys book from this time period will like this book.
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Strange story but really cool book ! It's a must read
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An interesting look at what life was lie from both sides of the color line in the southbefore the sixties.
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A fascinating, unique southern tale!
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Another excellent book from Haynes. She made the character's pain seem so real. The characters also worked very well together in bringing out each others weaknesses and strong points.
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A compelling Southern gothic. Wonderful writing, but difficult to follow. Her "Mother of Pearl" was much better, in my opinion.
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Loved it! Ms Haynes keeps the story moving, with lots of twists & good humor.
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Melinda Haynes' Mother of Pearl was an unexpected sensation,chosen for Oprah's book club and selling more than half a million compies in hardcover. Now with the same stunning lanquaqe Haynes returns to the country she knows so well-the backwoods South of the 1960's-to tell the story of a mysterious town and its inhabitants, each with their own afflictions and joys, each with their own secrets.
Read by Leo Burmester.
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FROM BACK COVER... FROM THE ACCLAIMED AUTHOUR OF MOTHER OF PEARL COMES THE STORY OF CHALKTOWN, AN EERILY QUIET VILLAGE IN GEORGE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, WHERE FOLKS COMMUNICATE WITH ONE ANOTHER SOLEY THROUGH CHALKBOARDS HANGING FROM THEIR FRONT PORCHES. SIXTEEN YEAR OLD HEZEKIA SHEEHAND LIVES DOWN THE ROAD WITH HIS RECKLESS SISTER, ARENA, HIS MENTALLY DISABLED YONGER BROTHER, YELLABABY, AND THEIR OFTEN CRUEL MOTHER, SUSAN-BLAIR, WHOSE HUSBAND HAS ABANDONED THE FAMILY. THE MYSTERY OF CHALKTOWN CALLS TO HEZ, AND ONE DAY HE SETS OUT WITH YELLABABY STRAPPED TO HIS BACK, DETERMINED TO DIVINE THE KEY TO THE CHALK. MEANWHILE, HIS FAMILY CONFRONTHS A TRAGEDY THAT JUST MIGHT PAVE AN UNEXPECTED TEAD TOWARD A HOPEFUL FUTURE. I DID ENJOY THIS BOOK.