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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (219 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anne Rivers Siddons Narrator: Dana Ivey Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2005 ISBN: 9780060879174
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Anne Rivers Siddons invites you into her home and her heart

In this collection of heartfelt and involving vignettes, Anne Rivers Siddons--the beloved bestselling author of Downtown, Hill Towns, and Colony--offers a stirring and insightful look at our everyday world and how one woman has chosen to live in it. Moving from memories of her gentle grandfather to her uncanny ability to attract stray animals, Siddons' intimate stories of her family are graced with the same poetic lilt and vibrant detail that have so wonderfully served her novels. For all those who know and love her works of fiction, John Chancellor Makes Me Cry is a glorious and thoroughly entertaining treat.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A multidimensional portrait of Siddons and the people of her world.”

    Birmingham News

  • “Ivey ably captures the soft accent and measured cadence of a Southern lady. Her voice is very soothing, and she reads gracefully at a gentle pace.”

    AudioFile

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura Drake | 9/16/2013

    " If you want to know the 60's in the south...this is the book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Leigh Stroud | 9/11/2013

    " Enjoyable essays - like an invitation into her home. Some of the stories made me laugh out loud! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Suzanne | 9/5/2013

    " One of the best books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lucinda | 8/13/2013

    " I loved these essays! As a Southerner, I could relate to much of what Mrs. Siddons describes. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 3/24/2013

    " Insights into the author's life, including her incurable habit of adopting lost cats, sometimes to her husband's chagrin. Depicts life in the South. Sometimes sweet and sentimental, a favorite, easy, comfortable read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Terry Tschann Skelton | 11/30/2012

    " Although the author wrote a new preface to this edition 20 years after the original publication saying that she thought these light essays had held up well, I found them less relevant that I expected. I love her fiction, but was not as enchanted with stories of her own life. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ryann | 6/14/2012

    " A sweet, enjoyable collection of short nonfiction stories about the author's life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 6/13/2011

    " If you want to know the 60's in the south...this is the book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ryann | 12/6/2010

    " A sweet, enjoyable collection of short nonfiction stories about the author's life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 1/24/2010

    " Insights into the author's life, including her incurable habit of adopting lost cats, sometimes to her husband's chagrin. Depicts life in the South. Sometimes sweet and sentimental, a favorite, easy, comfortable read.
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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lucinda | 7/20/2009

    " I loved these essays! As a Southerner, I could relate to much of what Mrs. Siddons describes. "

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About the Author
Author Anne Rivers Siddons

Anne Rivers Siddons is a New York Times bestselling author who she has written works such as Sweetwater Creek, Islands, Nora Nora, Low Country, Up Island, Fault Lines, Downtown, Hill Towns, Colony, Outer Banks, King’s Oak, Peachtree Road, Homeplace, Fox’s Earth, and Heartbreak Hotel. Her novel The House Next Door was made into a made-for-television movie starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Colin Ferguson, and Lara Flynn Boyle. She and her husband, Heyward, split their time between their homes in South Carolina and Maine.

About the Narrator

Dana Ivey was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her undergraduate degree at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, and then received a Fulbright grant to study drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She was a member of the Phi Mu sorority at Rollins College. She received an Honorary Doctorate (Humane Letters) from Rollins College in February 2008. She made her Broadway debut playing two small roles in a 1981 production of Macbeth. She has appeared in many film and television roles. Recently Ivey was in the Broadway production of The Importance of Being Earnest as Lady Bracknell.