Narrator Amir Abdullah's rich baritone brings a thrilling mythological world to life. Tristan Strong's best friend, Eddie, died a few weeks ago, and Tristan has just lost his first boxing match. He's sent to his grandparents' Alabama farm to work off his grief, and there a tiny sap-covered character out of Anansi tales, called Gum Baby, steals his last connection to Eddie, a story journal. Gum Baby is hilarious, and Abdullah amps up the humor with her squeaky falsetto. When Tristan fights her for the journal, he punches a hole to another realm and releases a haint that aims to destroy everything he loves. Abdullah conjures a dynamic cast as Tristan reluctantly joins the fight for freedom alongside vibrant African-American and West African gods. E.E.C. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2019]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2019
CD ISBN 9780593167236 $55.00 Nine CDs
DD ISBN 9780593149560 $27.50
Library Ed. Listening Library 2019
DD ISBN 9780593149584 $69.00
Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.
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 contacting us!
Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!