The Giver Audiobook

The Giver Audiobook

What is The Giver audiobook about?

The Giver audiobook centered in a utopian society but quickly turns dystopian as the story progresses.

In The Giver audiobook, Jonas, the protagonist,  resides in what appears to be a utopian society in which everything is in control and everyone’s life has been meticulously arranged so that they have no free will. There are no seasons, natural phenomena, or forms of amusement.

In The Giver audiobook, Everyone in society must be careful not to upset anyone with their acts or comments. A group of elders pre-selects individuals for marriage at the ceremony and they could have only two offspring. The elderly are housed in nursing homes, while newborns are cared for in a nursery until they reach the age of one. When their children leave home, their parents move in with other childless people.

In The Giver audiobook free, When Jonas and his friends reach the age of 12, Elders assign them chores to prepare them for various career sectors. Jonas became the receiver of memories because of his honesty, intellect, and bravery. This is the most prominent job in society. He will have access to secrets that no one else has until he hands them on to his successor. He must, however, deal with the agony and grief that the memories evoke.

Jonas obtains positive memories from the giver at the start of his training. This excites him greatly. He must, however, be taught of the memories of dread, isolation, sadness, sorrow, and fury, all of which Jonas has never known. In The Giver audiobook free, these memories make him understand the community’s lack of free will and misery. He also acquires a new perspective on life and decides to make a difference.

Who is the author of The Giver audiobook?

Lois Lowry wrote The Giver audiobook.

Lois Lowry was born on March 20, 1937. She is a writer from the United States. She is the author of The Giver Quartet, Number the Stars, and Rabble Starkey, among other works for children and young adults. Lowry is well-known for writing for young readers on challenging subjects, dystopias, and complicated themes.

Lowry attended The American School in Japan for junior high school. She did, ultimately, return to the United States to finish high school. Lowry also went to Curtis High School on Staten Island. In 1952, she enrolled in Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights, New York, and graduated in 1954. She then attended Pembroke College, Brown University’s now-defunct women’s division. Lowry earned her bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Southern Maine in Portland, Maine, after her marriage. She completed her studies at the university after receiving her B.A. Lowry’s debut novel, A Summer to Die, was published in 1977 when she was 40 years old.

A Summer to Die has received the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award. Several works adapted for cinema and theatre, including The Giver, which has been turned into an opera.

Lowry has also received two Newbery Medals: one in 1990 for Number the Stars and another in 1994 for The Giver. Gooney Bird Greene, her book, received the Rhode Island Children’s Book Award in 2002. Lowry also earned the National Jewish Book Award in Children’s Literature in 1990 for Number the Stars and the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award in 1991. Lowry received the Regina Medal in 1994.

She is still a successful writer and public speaker. She lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the United States and is 84 years old.

Who is the narrator of The Giver audiobook?

The narrator of The Giver audiobook is Ron Rifkin. Other audiobooks that Ron Rifkin has also narrated are The New Joys of Yiddish, Milkweed, and The Interpretation of Murder.

What is the length of The Giver audiobook?

The length of The Giver audiobook is 4 hours and 49 minutes.

When was The Giver audiobook published?

Listening Library published The Giver audiobook on 11/07/2003.