Read By: Elizabeth Strout - 92Y, New York

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Read By: Elizabeth Strout

Aug 16, 2020

Elizabeth Strout on her selection: 

William Trevor is brilliant at capturing the nuances of many people's perspectives, all in one story, as he does in this story of a young woman is who just reaching adulthood.  We see her sorrows, confusions, and the poignancy of all the characters involved.  Trevor is a wonder in his ability to portray characters without his own judgment ever intervening, he just tells us what we need to know—and then we can weep as well.  

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Intro and outro from "Shift of Currents" by Blue Dot Sessions // CC BY-NC 2.0

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