AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Dion Graham

Biography & Memoir • 10.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2002

Stewart's childhood was horrific by any measure. He witnessed the murder of his mother by his no-account father and went on to be mistreated by a variety of relatives. An eager learner, he was denied a college education but managed to become a radio personality and business-owner in Birmingham, where he made the acquaintance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Otis Redding, and George Wallace. Though he is a professional success, personal happiness has eluded him. He is haunted and inspired by the memory of his long-dead mother. Dion Graham is quite believable as the young Stewart, who is determined, stoic, and often depressed. His delivery has a rhythm that is at once appealing and sleep-inducing. The writing is full of flowery figures of speech of which Graham takes full advantage. This is a lesson in history, culture, and courage. J.B.G. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 03]



Book pak • Recorded Books/ Griot Audio • 2002

CS ISBN 140253678X $61.00 • Seven cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

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.



Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×