The Giant's House

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LB0119970701

Lorelei King reads the first part of Elizabeth McCracken's novel, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury. In Cape Cod in the 1950s, librarian Peggy Cort meets 11-year-old James Carlson Sweatt and begins a relationship that is to change the course of her life.

LB0219970702

By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. Peggy Cort knows few people in Brewsterville, so she is delighted when an invitation to join the Strickland family for ice cream turns to firm friendship. (2/10).

LB0319970703

By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. (3/10).

LB0419970704

By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. At 16, James Sweatt is a giant, over seven feet tall and still growing. When an accident lands him in hospital for months, Peggy is forced to admit that he will never be able to lead a normal life (4/10).

LB0519970705

By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. James comes home from hospital to find that his family and Peggy have built a giant's house for him to live in (5/10).

LB0619970708

Lorelei King reads Elizabeth McCracken's novel, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury. The giant's house has become a meeting place for the town's teenagers, and James has some hope that the curvaceous Stella might come to care for him - a thought that quite breaks Peggy's heart. (6/10).

LB0719970709

By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. The children of Hyannis are invited to meet the world's tallest boy, and a specialist in giantism makes the trip from Chicago to add James to his collection. (7/10).

LB0819970710

By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. James wants to see New York before he dies, and at over eight feet tall he feels the only way to do it is to join the circus. (8/10).

LB0919970711

By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. (9/10).

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By Elizabeth McCracken, abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Lorelei King. (10/10).