A slumbering Georgia community almost chokes on its mint juleps when Hollywood calls to film the true-life (and death) story of a heroic local lawman. Aside from the chaos that trails in the moviemakers' wakes, one person has a very private reason for not wanting the intimate details of the gentleman's life story revealed--his widow, Grace. So begins her inventive, comic crusade to obstruct proceedings, aided and abetted by a cast of quirky eccentrics, including the movie star's personal bodyguard, and a good-hearted ex-con with a private tragedy of his own. But, amidst the high jinks, nobody is prepared for the heartbreaking secrets that are finally revealed; secrets that will change all of them--hero, heroine, and movie star--forever.
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Deborah Smith has written a number of contemporary novels, including A Place to Call Home, On Bear Mountain, and The Stone Flower Garden. There are more than 2.5 million copies of her books in print. She is married and lives in the mountains of northern Georgia.
William Dufris attended the University of Southern Maine in Portland-Gorham before pursuing a career in voice work in London and then the United States. He has won more than twenty AudioFile Earphones Awards, was voted one of the Best Voices at the End of the Century by AudioFile magazine, and won the prestigious Audie Award in 2012 for best nonfiction narration. He lives with his family in Maine.
Moira Driscoll's theatrical credits include numerous productions Off-Broadway and at theaters throughout the United States and Europe. She has appeared on television in Law & Order, Cosby, and One Life to Live. Her voice has been featured on PBS and NPR and in audiobooks, as well as in museum exhibits across the country.From AudioFile:
Readers William Dufris and Moira Driscoll share performing duties in this story of a widow's attempt to halt the production of a movie about her hero husband. Dufris and Driscoll alternate narrative passages. Driscoll offers convincing portrayals of the 35-year-old widow and her grandmother, both Georgia belles; a 20-something niece from Detroit; and a silicone-enriched, abrasive stunt-woman from New Jersey. Dufris's cast includes the Louisiana protagonist, his convict brother, a New Jersey film hunk, and the hunk's son. All of them sound real enough to convince the listener that the narrating cast contains many actors. This audio production raises an average story to a level far higher than that of the printed book. R.P.L. © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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