Pretty Fire Free Audiobook Download by Charlayne Woodard
Charlayne Woodard is an accomplished American author. She's famous for the books she wrote while still in her twenties - including "The Color Purple," which was later adapted into a successful film and musical. Her latest book, "Pretty Fire", is her first novel to be written entirely in verse.
Charlayne Woodard has narrated several audiobooks for a number of publishing houses including the recording of "Pretty Fire" for Macmillan Audio. The book by Stephen King is set in Maine and is about a small town that is invaded by a mysterious fire that seems to come from nowhere.
The audiobook of Pretty Fire is narrated by Charlayne Woodard. The audiobook is read at a speed of 18.5, which means that it will take approximately six hours to finish. The narrator believes that the important thing about this audiobook is doing justice to the work and sticking to the words which are meant to be spoken.
Pretty children, with unkempt hair, who spend their days playing in the dirt; who hunt for worms and grubs in the woods with a stick and a crocus sack, who never go hungry or want for anything. These are the images of children painted by author Charlayne Woodard in her short story Pretty Fire. The memories of childhood that she creates breathe life into characters so raw and real that you can feel them on the page.
Pretty Fire is a story that takes place in rural Mississippi. It is told from the perspective of a 12-year-old girl named 'Lottie'. Lottie's family has just started over, moving to Mississippi after her mother's father passed away. In addition to Lottie, all of the other children in town know each other because they were all friends when they lived back home. When she gets to Mississippi, she wants to make friends with a boy from school but he doesn't seem interested in getting to know her. This is where the book takes off and an interesting story unfolds about how Lottie learns to stand up for herself and be strong.
'Pretty Fire' is set in the 1930s and centers around the black struggling family living in a poor neighborhood of Chicago. The book is written in prose that is filled with a depth of feeling that sweeps readers into the world of Charlayne Woodard's characters as they struggle to survive in their own.
|Duration||1 hours 35 minutes|
|Is It Free?||30-days Free|
|Parent Category||Audio Theatre|