The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton, Read by a Full Cast
An Engaging Audie Award Winner
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Dawnie Walton’s engaging audiobook, The Final Revival of Opal & Nev, is narrated with energy and style by a full cast. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss this 2022 Audie Award winner in Fiction, a well-imagined take on the music scene of the 1970s. Janina Edwards, who plays central character S. Sunny Curtis, is convincing, thoughtful, and measured. Both Bahni Turpin (Opal) and James Langston (Nev) give their idiosyncratic 70s rockers nuanced portrayals. The story fires on all cylinders as a pop culture history, a finely imagined story, and a self-reflective search. It’s often laugh-out-loud funny—a grand listening experience.
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