AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Bahni Turpin

Young Adult Ages 12+ • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Bahni Turpin’s heartfelt narration highlights the determination of a family as they encounter the painful realities of the criminal justice system. Seventeen-year-old Tracy Beaumont’s father, an innocent man, has been sentenced to death, and although her family is exhausted with worry, they remain hopeful that the truth will come out. Then things go from bad to much worse when Tracy’s brother, Jamal, a track star, is accused of killing a white girl. Turpin is in her element as she narrates Tracy’s story, portraying her grief and fury as she confronts the deep-seated systemic racism and judicial inequities in her community. Turpin’s portrayal of Tracy shines with authenticity and depth, and other characterizations are equally well crafted, bringing out the tension, despair, and deep love that powers this all-too-timely story. S.A.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2021 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2020]

Trade Ed. • Listening Library • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593207932 $25.00


Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593207949 $63.00

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


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 ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×