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The Chronology of Water

Narrated by: Christina Delaine
Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
Categories: Biographies & Memoirs
4.7 out of 5 stars (6 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

From the debris of her troubled early life, Lidia Yuknavitch weaves an astonishing tale of survival. A kind of memoir that is also a peon to the pursuit of beauty, self-expression, desire - for men and women - and the exhilaration of swimming, The Chronology of Water lays a life bare.

It is a life that navigates and transcends abuse, addiction, self-destruction and the crushing loss of a stillborn child. It is the life of a misfit, one that forges a fierce and untrodden path to creativity and comes together in the shape of love.

©2019 Lidia Yuknavitch (P)2019 Canongate Books Ltd

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Honest and beautiful

it is a hard story to listen to as Lidia describes the experiences she had which are forever etched on her body and the pain and suffering that comes with that. AND the beauty, compassion and love that can come along as well. this story is so well written.

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There is an error in the audio book where two chapters are the same which impacts the understand.

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  • Valija
  • 15-09-2019

Great, strong, book, beautifully interpreted.

Great, strong, book, beautifully interpreted. One of those books you can't wait to get back to. Thank you both.

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  • darkrev
  • 09-03-2020

beautiful book

Took me a bit to get into it , but it was worth the perseverance. Beautifully narrated and thoughtful.

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  • dee
  • 02-03-2020

such a good read

There is a beuatfuil use of words throughout the book that hooks your interest from the start- I loved it.

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  • mr
  • 27-06-2019

What’s with the echo?

I honestly got about 15 seconds into this and had to stop. It sounds like it’s being read in a cellar there’s that much echo. That’s one credit wasted.