Robin Miles is the masterful narrator of this groundbreaking American novel. Hearing her musical voice, listeners will be inspired to root for the "yellow girl" Vyry, whose resilience is born of indignity. Miles recounts Vyry's life as a slave in an insular plantation community as well as her expanding world in the Civil War and Reconstruction period that follows. She endows the wide cast of characters with distinctive pitches, tones, and dialects. Enslaved and free, poor and rich, old and young, black and white, these characters come to life as Miles effortlessly enacts the details of everyday life and everyday brutality. Haunting, vivid, and beautiful, this jubilant audiobook does justice to the masterwork and its exquisitely told story of the intricacies of race and the struggles for freedom in America. R.T. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2017]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9781504704069 $44.95 Thirteen CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-5047-0382-6 $24.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9781504703901 $123.00 Thirteen CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781504703987 $29.95 Two MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781504703581 multiple sources
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