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THE SINGER AND THE SONG
by Miriam Therese Winter | Read by Janis Ian

Singer-songwriter Janis Ian delivers both story and song in award-winning musician Miriam Therese Winter’s memoir. Each chapter moves from Winter’s personal experience to the spiritual lesson she learned from it, which is eventually expressed in her music. Ian renders Winter’s story in a lilting and engaging tone. As Winter describes working with refugees in Cambodia and starving children in Ethiopia, Ian helps listeners feel everything she felt. While the author’s impact on the poor is clear, it’s her music that helped many more determine their own life pathways. Ian uses her crystalline vocal talents and evocative guitar playing to take this engaging story to a level rarely experienced through audio. R.O. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2015 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine