The Leopard Is Loose by Stephen Harrigan, Read by George Guidall
A Memorable Audiobook Performed by a Golden Voice
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Avuncular, husky-voiced George Guidall as the 5-year-old protagonist of Stephen Harrigan’s The Leopard Is Loose seems an unusual choice—until you hear his engaging performance. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile contributor Sandi Henschel discuss this story inspired by a true event, where a leopard escaped the Oklahoma Zoo in 1953. The 70-year-old Grady McClarty relates the story from the point of view of his 5-year-old self, and Guidall’s sensitive performance makes for a memorable audiobook.
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