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Safekeeping Audiobook

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Written by Karen Hesse

Narrated by Jenna Lamia

Published on September 18, 2012

Audio is 716 hours and 40 minutes

About Safekeeping:

Radley’s parents had warned her that all hell would break loose if the American People’s Party took power. And now, with the president assassinated and the government cracking down on citizens, the news is filled with images of vigilante groups, frenzied looting, and police raids. It seems as if all hell has broken loose.

Coming back from volunteering abroad, Radley just wants to get home to Vermont, and the comfort and safety of her parents. Travel restrictions and delays are worse than ever, and by the time Radley’s plane lands in New Hampshire, she’s been traveling for over twenty-four hours. Exhausted, she heads outside to find her parents—who always come, day or night, no matter when or where she lands—aren’t there.

Her cell phone is dead, her credit cards are worthless, and she doesn’t have the proper travel papers to cross state lines. Out of money and options, Radley starts walking. . . .

This is a vision of a future America that only Karen Hesse could write: real, gripping, and deeply personal.

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KAREN HESSE is the winner of the MacArthur Genius Award, and the acclaimed author of more than twenty books for children, including Brooklyn Bridge and Out of the Dust, a Newbery Medal Winner. She has received numerous honors for her writing. She lives in Brattleboro, Vermont.

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“By turns tender and terrified, Jenna Lamia’s voice brings tight focus to this first-person account of 17-year-old Radley’s efforts to find her way home after political upheaval rocks the U.S…Lamia holds on to listeners’ sympathy for the dumpster diving heroin, who is so fearful that she never musters the courage to ask what’s going on as she focuses on day-to-day survival.” —AudioFile Magazine, winner of AudioFile Earphones Award

“Narrator Jenna Lamia delivers an entertaining, top-notch performance; her reading of this first person tale is crisp and well paced, and she proves completely convincing playing a maturing teenage girl, lending Radley a youthful voice that is soothing and earnest. Because of her quality narration, the audiobook is compelling throughout.” —Publishers Weekly

“Jenna Lamia provides expert narration.” —School Library Journal

“The focus of the story, set in the near future, is primarily on Radley’s emotions and fears, and Lamia’s reading pace and varied pitch highlight the teenager’s uneasiness.” —Booklist

Safekeeping was published on September 18, 2012.

The intended audience for this book is 12 to 18 years old. The Safekeeping Audiobook is 716 hours and 40 minutes. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Safekeeping

Safekeeping includes the following subjects: Politics & Government. The BISAC Subject Code is Young Adult Fiction, Dystopian.

About the Author(s) of Safekeeping

The author of Safekeeping is Karen Hesse.

About the Narrator of Safekeeping Audiobook

The narrator for the Safekeeping Audiobook is Jenna Lamia.

Safekeeping Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Young Listeners. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427227217. The ISBN-13 is 9781427227218.

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