Podcast by Sarah Sadler
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Widows' House by Sarah Orne Jewett. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 11, 2012.Sarah Orne Jewett was an American novelist and short story writer, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. (Summary from Wikipedia)
Sarah Morgan Dawson was a young woman of 20 living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when she began this diary. The American Civil War was raging. Though at first the conflict seemed far away, it would eventually be brought home to her in very personal terms. Her family's loyalties were divided. Sarah's father, though he disapproved of secession, declared for the South when Louisiana left the Union. Her eldest brother, who became the family patriarch when his father died in 1861, was for the Union, ...
Episode eight covers chapter seven of the book as Larken prepares to attend The Sailor Ball, reluctantly, with Jackson Winslow and agrees to do Bunny a favor.Por Sarah Sadler
Episode seven takes us to a quaint Lowcountry location leading up to the social event of the year where Larken is both without a date or a dress.Por Sarah Sadler
Episode six is the first half of chapter six and gives us a review of Larken's first six weeks back in Charleston as a coastal, southern spring is in full swing. She makes some peace with David internally while Jackson Winslow's sudden interest digs up old, emotional turmoil.Por Sarah Sadler
Episode five introduces you to the elusive Jackson Winslow... much to Larken's dismay. With Dr. Miles still on her mind, details of Jackson's life and ex-girlfriend are revealed.Por Sarah Sadler