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Bitter in the Mouth

Monique Truong

Booklist calls author Monique Truong a “gifted storyteller.” Here Truong pens a mesmerizing tale starring Linda Hammerick, a woman with a truly unique gift—the ability to experience words through taste. The word “disappoint” always leaves a bad taste in Linda’s mouth, like burnt toast. And this taste is particularly powerful around her family. Yet when a tragedy occurs, Linda has no choice but to return home to North Carolina. “[A] powerful novel—Booklist, starred review

Booklist calls author Monique Truong a “gifted storyteller.” Here Truong pens a mesmerizing tale starring Linda Hammerick, a woman with a truly unique gift—the ability to experience words through taste. The word “disappoint” always leaves a bad taste in Linda’s mouth, like burnt toast. And this taste is particularly powerful around her family. Yet when a tragedy occurs, Linda has no choice but to return home to North Carolina. “[A] powerful novel—Booklist, starred review
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Booklist calls author Monique Truong a “gifted storyteller.” Here Truong pens a mesmerizing tale starring Linda Hammerick, a woman with a truly unique gift—the ability to experience words through taste. The word “disappoint” always leaves a bad taste in Linda’s mouth, like burnt toast. And this taste is particularly powerful around her family. Yet when a tragedy occurs, Linda has no choice but to return home to North Carolina. “[A] powerful novel—Booklist, starred review

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jennifer Ikeda

Length:

10h 15m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:53


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

26:16


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

26:43


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

23:41


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

26:02


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

25:17


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

14:51


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

25:19


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

21:26


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

30:36


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

27:12


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

24:53


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

30:48


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

43:30


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

30:35


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

27:57


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

30:50


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

27:44


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

37:57


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

21:43


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

26:38


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

22:40


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

39:59


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

02:03