AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM

by | Read by Bahni Turpin

Fiction • 8.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Bahni Turpin uses her considerable talent as a narrator to become Gifty, a Ghanaian-American woman juggling her family's many addictions and losses. Turpin's gentle, pensive tone helps us feel the turmoil within Gifty when she turns to the sciences to understand why some people sink into mental-health issues. The narrator's sharp, quick pace captures Gifty's strong inner monologue, which is contrasted with the passivity of the family members around her. Turpin's performance has listeners leaning in to empathize as Gifty's mother lives out her remaining days in bed and her brother dies from a drug overdose. We are treated to a unique blend of cultures as Gifty grapples with their collective family experience as African immigrants in Alabama. M.R. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2020]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2020

CD ISBN 9780593215302 $40.00 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 9780593215319 $20.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593215326 $76.00

Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

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 ×