Properties of Thirst by Marianne Wiggins, Read by Stephen Graybill and Gabra Zackman
Moving Historical Fiction
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Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss this engrossing and majestic historical fiction audiobook, Properties of Thirst, set in California during WWII, when Japanese Americans were forcefully interred by the U.S. Government. It is an ambitious saga of family, romance, and grief poignantly narrated by Gabra Zackman and Stephen Graybill. It is a story of drought and water rights, a love story that revolves around food, and an examination of the devastating impact of the building of the Manzanar internment camp.