Family Matters

Family Matters

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
October 2007
2 hours 28 minutes
Hilarious and colorful episodes in the lives of families... many depicted from a kid's-eye-view... are the theme for this compilation. Being part of a family is often trying, and stranger than any fiction, but never dull and always worth it in the end. Join these very different families as they face the shrinking of parents, the preemptive guilt of First Confession, the secret worlds of children, and more!

Included are:

Shirley Jackson's Charles

Read by Lois Smith

Laurie's parents are dying to meet the most misbehaved boy in school.

- Frank O'Connor's First Confession

Read by Malachy McCourt

A guilt-ridden Irish lad fears his first confession may be his last.

- Toure's Solomon's Big Day: A Children's Story

Read by Daniel Alexander Jones

A little boy named Solomon escapes into the magical world of his paintings.

- Grace Paley's The Loudest Voice

Read by Linda Lavin

This year's Christmas pageant stars a Jewish girl.

- Diane Leslie's A Life of Crime

Read by Jill Eikenberry

Love and passion, Hollywood style, from a girl's-eye-view.

- Etgar Keret's Pride and Joy

Read by Robert Sean Leonard

A young man struggles to save his shrinking parents.

- Rick Moody's Boys

Read by B. D. Wong

The world of boys.
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