Wednesday, August 27, 2008

 

THE COMMONER by John Burnham Schwartz read by Janet Song



This heartfelt story follows a Japanese woman who becomes a princess but lives a shrouded existence. Listeners may feel like they're eavesdropping on a private emotional journey. Song perfectly captures Haruko’s innate despair and loneliness.

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