The Time Travel Trailer : Time Travel Trailer

  • by Karen Musser Nortman
  • Narrated by Valerie Gilbert
  • Series: Time Travel Trailer
  • 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A 1937 vintage camper trailer half hidden in weeds catches Lynne McBriar's eye when she is visiting an elderly friend, Ben. Ben eagerly sells it to her and she just as eagerly embarks on a restoration. But after each remodel, sleeping in the trailer lands Lynne and her daughter Dinah in a previous decade - exciting, yet frightening. Glimpses of their home town and ancestors 50 or 60 years earlier is exciting and also offers some clues to the mystery of Ben's lost love. But when Dinah makes a trip on her own, separating herself from her mother by decades, Lynne has never known such fear. It is a trip that may upset the future if Lynne and her estranged husband can't team up to bring their daughter back.


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Customer Reviews

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good overall but more of a kids book.
narrator was very good. I enjoyed it
and would recommend it to 8 to 13 yr olds
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- Jeffrey G. Davenport "jgd"

This has a lot to recommend it!

What made the experience of listening to The Time Travel Trailer the most enjoyable?

The nostalgia factor. Escaping back to when things were supposedly so much simpler snd better. Valerie Gilbert's narration fit this book very well.

What did you like best about this story?

This was written by Karen Musser Nortman who is / was a History teacher. She brings back each era or decade with descriptions of dress, speech and important social events. Very enjoyable!

What does Valerie Gilbert bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Valerie Gilbert's narration is exceptional. Not over the top, like some narrators. Her work did NOT detract attention from the story. A positive!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Nostalgic. Whether it was a simpler time, I can't say. I recall turmoil in each of the decades visited by the characters. the Depression, Civil Rights, etc. I'm sure that families today face similar challenges. I saw mention in another review that this was a YA book. And it is appropriate to that audiences, but it should appeal to adults too.

Any additional comments?

This was a very entertaining work, with characters and settings that involved the reader. To me the gist to the story allowed a family to reconnect in a,strong way.Thank you for allowing me to listen and review this audio book.This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of AudiobookBoom dot com

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- in1ear (John Row) "Male, mid 60's, over 1,100 helpful votes on Amazon, over 300 helpful votes on Audible, own 560 + Audible books and over 10,100 Kindle books"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-23-2016
  • Publisher: Karen Nortman