Listen to The Mastersons, a captivating audiobook that immerses you in the world of the wealthy Bostonian family eagerly awaiting the arrival of their eccentric cousin, Anna, affectionately known as Oceana. Having spent most of her life on a tropical Pacific island with her father, Oceana brings with her a refreshing and unconventional perspective on life.
As the family grapples with the recent loss of their grandfather, Oceana's presence adds a dash of excitement and intrigue. However, her free-spirited nature and unorthodox beliefs in matters of fashion, romance, and entertainment clash with the conservative values of her relatives. It's a clash of ideals that sets the stage for a captivating power struggle.
Oceana's allure doesn't go unnoticed, particularly by a married man. As tensions rise and patience wears thin on both sides, the consequences of her irresistible charm become increasingly apparent. Will the Masterson family reconcile their differences and find a way to coexist? Or will the intoxicating spell of Oceana's presence lead to irreparable damage?
Upton Sinclair, renowned for his groundbreaking novel The Jungle, which exposed the harsh realities of the meatpacking industry, showcases his versatile storytelling abilities once again in this compelling play. Drawing inspiration from Jack London's "Nature Man," a free-flowing soul residing in Tahiti, Sinclair crafts a narrative that challenges societal norms and examines the clashes between tradition and individuality.
Narrated by the ever-talented volunteers of LibriVox, this audiobook will transport you to the heart of the Masterson family's emotional journey. With a rating of 2.4 out of 5, this 1-hour and 50-minute audiobook promises an engaging exploration of human relationships and the complexities that arise when two worlds collide.
Dedicated to the memory of the one and only Denny Sayers, this production promises to captivate your imagination and leave you pondering the delicate balance between acceptance and conformity. So sit back, press play, and allow yourself to be swept away by the enchanting world of The Mastersons.