Fierce Poise by Alexander Nemerov, Read by Alison Fraser
On the Life of Painter Helen Frankenthaler
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Narrator Alison Fraser’s ability to deliver character voices and accents is on display in Fierce Poise, a biography of mid-20th-century painter Helen Frankenthaler. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff talk about this audiobook by Alexander Nemerov, which is at once an appreciation of a major figure and a close look at the avant-garde scene of 1950s New York City. Fraser narrates with skill, capturing the times with excellent imitations, most notably Frankenthaler’s airy upper-class sounding speech. Read the full review of the audiobook on AudioFile’s website.
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