The Wonder

The Wonder

[a Novel]

Audiobook CD - 2016
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Hired to care for a small Irish village girl said to have miraculously survived on nothing but "manna from heaven" for months, a journalist and nurse veteran of Florence Nightingale's Crimean campaign quickly finds herself fighting to save the child's life.
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, [2016]
Edition: Retail edition
Copyright Date: ℗2016
ISBN: 9781478911753
1478911751
Branch Call Number: CD FIC DONOGHU
Characteristics: 10 audio discs (approximately 780 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
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Additional Contributors: Lock, Kate

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mlnorris1 Aug 13, 2017

Difficult subject matter which is only made worse by the reader of this audio. Although I appreciate the use of different voice tones and levels of English and Irish accents, some of audio was difficult to understand. Additionally, many times when the reader spoke in a whisper it was so faint, I couldn't hear her at all. May be a better read than listen.

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17Mandarin
Oct 31, 2016

The crux of this story surrounds what everyone in this small Irish village believe to be a child's amazing ability to survive without food. Her faith and religious beliefs would have you believes that she is existing solely on Spiritual Manna from Heaven; a food source provided by her god. An English nurse is summoned by a panel of Catholic leaders who want to verify this. She is given two weeks to prove it beyond a shadow of doubt. What she discovers changes her in ways she cannot imagine.

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