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  • Where the Crawdads Sing

  • Written by: Delia Owens
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 890
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 815
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 814

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My heart ached and soared while listening to this

  • By Bobbi on 2018-09-27

Amazing story and wonderful performance

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Reviewed: 2019-03-19

I was not able to stop listening. The story captivated me from the very beginning. The character development is so vivid that i could picture myself in that swamp, smell it and hear it. Highly recommend this book.