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by | Read by Kevin R. Free

Fiction • 15.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2003

In a year when the film industry honors two African-American men with its highest honors, Thompson's audiobook confronts us with the broken dreams and minor victories that America's racial policy dictated for African-Americans less than a generation ago. Kevin R. Free moves smoothly through a series of both black and white Southern accents, across generations, even shifting cadence for regional variations of speech. Free's female voices are always interestingly stylized. Free’s inability to carry a tune is the only false note he hits in this story of a blues singer's journey to the silver screen. P.R. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 05]



Library Ed. • Recorded Books/ Griot Audio • 2004

CS ISBN 9781402582455 $123.75 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1402582479 $123.75 • Eleven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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