Songs of the Humpback Whale

  • by Jodi Picoult
  • Narrated by Jim Colby, Elizabeth Morton, Jonathan Davis, Carol Monda, Chris Sorensen
  • 15 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The powerful debut novel from New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult, Songs of the Humpback Whale is a moving story of love and family told through the eyes of five people: Jane Jones, her daughter Rebecca, and three very different men in their lives. After a watershed moment in their marriage, Jane leaves Oliver, her renowned marine biologist husband, and begins a journey across the country with Rebecca in search of understanding about her troubled past.

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What the Critics Say

"This powerful and affecting novel demonstrates that there are as many truths to a story as there are people to tell it." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Horrible

This was the worst book I have ever listened to and of course, the worst book I have listened to of Jodi Piccoult. Her facts were all wrong, especially on geography and her story line was completely unrealistic. I can't believe she went on to write other books that are acceptable. I can't stress strongly enough how much I disliked this book.
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- Pam

So Glad This is now Available on audio

I had been waiting for this to come out on an audio book. I have read/listened to all of Jodi Picoults books. This is her first one. I have to say it isn't her best but for a first it is very good. An interesting portrayal of when you become your mom or dad and you didn't want to. A journey many of us wish we could take and don't.
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- Cindy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-30-2009
  • Publisher: Recorded Books