Little Bee (MP3 CD)

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British couple Andrew and Sarah O'Rourke, vacationing on a Nigerian beach in a last-ditch effort to save their faltering marriage, come across Little Bee and her sister, Nigerian refugees fleeing from machete-wielding soldiers intent on clearing the beach. The horrific confrontation that follows changes the lives of everyone involved in unimaginable ways. Two years later, Little Bee appears in London on the day of Andrew's funeral and reconnects with Sarah. Sarah is struggling to come to terms with her husband's recent suicide and the stubborn behavior of her four-year-old son, who is convinced that he really is Batman. The tenuous friendship between Sarah and Little Bee that grows, is challenged, and ultimately endures is the heart of this emotional, tense, and often hilarious novel. Considered by some to be the next Kite Runner, Little Bee is an achingly human story set against the inhuman realities of war-torn Africa. Wrenching tests of friendship and terrible moral dilemmas fuel this irresistible novel.

About the Author


Chris Cleave is a columnist for the "Guardian" newspaper in London and the author of the prize-winning novel "Incendiary."

Anne Flosnik is an accomplished multi-award-winning British actress who has garnered two "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, an ALA Award, and three Audie Award nominations. Her narration of "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave was chosen as one of the Best Audiobooks of the Year 2009 by "AudioFile" magazine.

Praise For…


"[Cleave] has a sharp cinematic eye, and humanizes disturbing issues around refugees and the situation in Africa." ---Publishers Weekly



Product Details
ISBN: 9781400161713
ISBN-10: 1400161711
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Language: English