In The Voyage Out, one of Virginia Woolf's wittiest, most socially satirical novels, Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a modern version of the mythic voyage.
About the Author
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was a major twentieth-century author, a great novelist and essayist, and a key figure in literary history as a feminist and a modernist. In 1917, she and her husband founded the Hogarth Press, which published the work of T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and Katherine Mansfield, as well as the earliest translations of Sigmund Freud. Her major novels include Mrs. Dalloway, Orlando, The Waves, The Years, and Between the Acts. She is also the author of The Voyage Out, Night and Day, Jacob's Room, A Room of One's Own, and Three Guineas. Wanda McCaddon began recording books for the fledgling audiobook industry in the early 1980s and has since narrated well over six hundred titles for major audio publishers, as well as abridging, narrating, and coproducing classic titles for her own company, Big Ben. Audiobook listeners may be familiar with her voice under one of her two "nom de mikes," Donada Peters and Nadia May. The recipient of an Audie nomination and more than twenty-five Earphones Awards, AudioFile magazine has named her one of recording's Golden Voices. Wanda also appears regularly on the professional stage in the San Francisco Bay Area.