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‘Word of Promise Audio Bible’ wins Audies Print Email
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Thursday, 27 May 2010 02:52 PM America/New_York
Thomas Nelson's The Word of Promise Audio Bible won three Audie Awards this week from the Audio Publishers Association (APA).

The full text of the Bible with dramatic performances by well-known Hollywood actors such as Richard Dreyfuss, Gary Sinise, Jason Alexander and Jon Voight was honored in the Audio Drama, Package Design and Inspirational/Faith-Based Nonfiction categories during the 15th Annual Audies, held May 25 in New York City.

A Month of Summer by Lisa Wingate, narrated by Johanna Parker (Recorded Books/Lone Star Audio) won in the Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction category. Oasis Audio won in the Biography/Memoir category for Anne Frank Remembered by Miep Gies and Alison Leslie Gold (Simon & Schuster), narrated by Barbara Rosenblat.

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales (Hachette Audio) won the Audiobook of the Year Award, beating out The Word of Promise Audio Bible and The Time of My Life, co-written and narrated by Patrick Swayze (Simon & Schuster Audio).

Last year, Nelson's The Word of Promise: Next Generation New Testament won an Audie Award in the Inspirational/Faith-Based Nonfiction category. In 2008, Zondervan's Inspired By... The Bible Experience Old Testament was named Audiobook of the Year, and won the Inspirational/Spiritual category.

The APA's Audies awarded excellence in 30 categories of audio publishing. Click here for a complete list of winners.