Library Ed. Recorded Books/ Griot Audio 2009
CS ISBN 9781440733123 $82.75 Ten cassettes
CD ISBN 9781440733130 $123.75 Ten CDs
DD ISBN 9781440760242 multiple sources
After her father's death, middle-aged divorcée Emily Yancy returns home to care for her aging mother. There she meets two men, neither a perfect match. Bettye Griffin writes about contemporary African-American women who find themselves in emotional conflict. In this case, the dilemma is love versus lust. Shari Peele is a perfect fit as Emily and her black middle-class world of anxiety and aspiration. Peele has great character range across both age and gender. Her skills give empathy to a story that could, with a lesser performer, sound tawdry and trite. The listener's ears may turn red at times, but Peele brings decorum to this story of sensitivity and passion. P.R © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2010]
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