eBook Narration

Job #64323

Job Posting Details

Job # 64323 eBook Narration

Posted Date
Oct 3, 2012 @ 01:01
Respond By
Oct 7, 2012
Word Count
57,000
Role
Storyteller
Style
Believable
Language
English (North American)
Gender
Male
Age Range
Senior
Category
Audiobooks

Job Description

I am looking for a male voice actor to narrate the ebook “Code Talker A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two” by Joseph Brauchac.

This recording will be used in an app for an Education Publisher.

Delivery of final files will by Chapter. Recording Specs: 16bit. 44,100.wav

Narrator Specs: Older Native American sounding male, age 60+, needs to sound wise.

This ebook will require you to be facile at Navajo Pronunciations. A pronunciation guide will be provided.

Synopsis of book see sample script for audition: Native American storyteller, Bruchac assumes the persona of a Navajo grandfather telling his grandchildren about his World War II experiences. Protagonist Ned Begay starts with his early schooling at an Anglo boarding school, where the Navajo language is forbidden, and continues through his Marine career as a "code talker," explaining his long silence until "de-classified" in 1969. Begay's lifelong journey honors the Navajos and other Native Americans in the military, and fosters respect for their culture.


 


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