Sweetwater Creek - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Anne Rivers Siddons, Anna Fields (Narrator) From best-selling author Anne Rivers Siddons comes a bittersweet and finely wrought story of friendship, family, and Charleston society. — At twelve, Emily Parmenter is left mostly to herself after her mother disappears and her beloved older brother dies. Emily has built a life around the faded plantation where her remote father a... more »nd hunting-obsessed brothers raise hunting spaniels. It is a meager, masculine world, but to Emily it has magic.
And then comes Lulu Foxworth, troubled daughter of a truly grand plantation, who has run away from her hectic Charleston debutante season. Where Emily's father sees Lulu as an entrée to society, Emily is threatened and mystified. Lulu has a powerful enchantment of her own, and this, along with the dark, crippling secret she brings with her, will inevitably blow Emily's world apart and let the real one in -- but at a terrible price.
Performed by Anna Fields. Unabridged: 10 sound discs (6 hr.)« less
This unabridged book on 10 CDs is ideal for your long drive or a lazy afternoon at the beach or a rainy one indoors. Anne Rivers Siddons' soft, unhurried and gracefully unfolding plot takes place during the the coming of age of a twelve year old girl. While this often sweet and sometimes bittersweet story holds you as the listener, it doesn't demand any more than nodding your head empathetically from time to time remembering your own life at that age and digesting Siddons' obvious love of Low-Country life with all its sights, sounds, smells and its unique customs and culture. Perfect for your summer listening pleasure!