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It's 1906 in upstate New York. A body is found in a lake, and young Mattie's life is changed forever. Read by Vicki Simon.

In 1906 the body of a drowned woman is found in Big Moose Lake, in upstate New York.

As the story behind Grace Brown's death unfolds, 17 year old Mattie Gokey must chose to between her desire to be a writer, and the excitement of a first romance.

Jennifer Donnelly's debut novel read by Vicki Simon.
Abridged by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Liz Allard

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 3 Dec 2019 02:00

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