Behind the Mic: On The First Actress by C.W. Gortner, Read by Gabrielle de Cuir
Jo Reed and Robin Whitten Discuss the Colorful and Turbulent Life of Actress Sarah Bernhardt
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On today’s episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss what they loved about the absorbing historical fiction audiobook, The First Actress, including the colorful and unique characters, descriptions of Paris and events, and lavish Golden Age opulence. De Cuir’s accents are impeccable as she portrays the romance, complex family dynamics, and the many people who influenced Bernhardt’s life.
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