Second Heaven Author:Judith Guest Sheri Blair's rendition of Guest's story makes for an engrossing, thought-provoking audio production. The advantage of listening to Second Heaven in an unabridged format is that the nuances of the protagonists are captured in all their complexity; here is the story of a middle-aged woman's divorce from a doctor who dominates her life, her attem... more »pts to build a separate and independent life and to make decisions on her own for the first time, and her involvement with a lonely, uncertain lawyer and a mixed-up and sullen teenager.
Blair's clear and compelling reading brings alive the protagonists - particularly the main character, Cat, who often feels at odds with her world and her abilites to survive in it.
Each cassete includes and end-of-cassette message which enables the listener to quickly turn the cassette over and begin from the same point, without having to rewind or experience annoying interruptions in the plot.
7 Cassettes / 9.5 hours
?She makes us understand loneliness?rootlessness?pain, and the desperate need for love?she casts light on our own lives.? Chicago Tribune Book World
?Never once sliding into the sentimental, knowing just how to make her characters real, Guest has written a novel that makes her readers think and feel passionately, and that is no mean feat.? Publishers Weekly« less