Nell

  • by Robert Tine
  • Narrated by Mare Winningham
  • 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

She is a recluse who speaks an unknown language, but Nell's actions teach a deeper knowledge of the human soul. Nell lives hidden away from civilization in a cabin seemingly ignored by time. Raised by a reclusive mother whose speech patterns were damaged by a series of strokes, Nell ingeniously develops her own language and a way of life that is all the more unique. The magic that drives her and the forces that suppress her are strong, and are only matched by one soul-searching doctor who discovers her in the forest and resolves to draw her out of her solitude. Together they find a common bond beyond language, revealing the powerful connections of the human heart. Jodie Foster's portrayal of Nell on the movie screen earned her an Academy Award nomination.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books