White Oleander (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
White Oleander - Audio Cassette - Abridged Author:Janet Fitch, Oprah Winfrey (Narrator) Astrid is the only child of a single mother, Ingrid, a brilliant, obsessed poet who wields her luminous beauty to intimidate and manipulate men. Astrid worships her mother and cherishes their private world full of ritual and mystery -- but their idyll is shattered when Astrid's mother falls apart over a lover. Deranged by rejection, Ingrid m... more »urders the man, and is sentenced to life in prison.
WHITE OLEANDER is the unforgettable story of Astrid's journey through a series of foster homes and her efforts to find a place for herself in impossible circumstances. With determination and humor, Astrid confronts the challenges of loneliness and poverty, and strives to learn who a motherless child in an indifferent world can become.
Read by Oprah Winfrey; Abridged: 4 cassettes, 6 hrs.« less