AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE BITTER SIDE OF SWEET

by | Read by JD Jackson

Young Adult Young Adult • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Narrator JD Jackson captures the complex emotions of 15-year-old Amadou, who is trapped at a work camp on the Ivory Coast with his younger brother, Seydou. Every day Amadou must carry out the grueling work of cutting down cacao pods in order to protect himself and his brother from punishment by the bosses. After he befriends a newly imprisoned girl, Khadija, and his brother suffers a horrendous injury, Amadou musters the courage to attempt an escape. Jackson expresses Amadou's anger as he struggles to deal with everyday life, but also his softness when he shows his deep love for his brother. This powerful story of suffering and pain juxtaposed with family and friendship makes a lasting impact on the listener. M.D. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2016]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2016

CD ISBN 9781515901136 $39.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781515951131 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $27.99

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×