Funny Girl

Funny Girl

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2015
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Set in 1960's London, this is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation from provincial ingenue to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters.
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, p2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781611764024
Branch Call Number: TALK HORNBY CD
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (10 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Fielding, Emma


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Jun 27, 2016

Highly recommend Emma Fielding as the reader. She has a great ability to change her voice as different characters are talking. And her British accents contribute to geographic placement of the story.

Oct 04, 2015

This book is a hoot. The main part of the story perfectly captures the England of 1964 that I remember from my few years of living there. The main character, Barbara/Sophie, is a delightful blend of brash, street smart, naive, and very human. She is very easy to love and cheer for as she takes her wonderful ride from Miss. Blackpool to stardom on the telly in a BBC sitcom.


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