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STAKES IS HIGH Life After the American Dream

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Mychal Denzel Smith

Contemporary Culture • 3.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

This author-narrated audiobook takes aim at the myths and mores that buttress what many in the U.S. call the American Dream. Award-winning author Mychal Denzel Smith, with refreshing frankness, argues that "the American Dream is bullsh*t" because of the way its seemingly benign narratives preoccupy us to the point that we can't see our own complicity in oppressive systems. There's much to appreciate about Smith's vision, truth telling, and gorgeous turns of phrase. A particular strength of the audiobook is Smith's conversational and empathetic narration, which will have listeners nodding and talking back in agreement. Don't miss this. G.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2021]

Trade Ed. • Hachette Audio • 2020

DD ISBN 978-1-5491-7003-4 $24.98

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