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LIBERTIE

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Channie Waites

Fiction • 12.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Author Kaitlyn Greenidge and narrator Channie Waites combine forces in this historical novel to create an immersive tale woven of many threads, including mothers and daughters, nineteenth-century Black life, magic, medicine, and finding one's true path. Greenidge, who won the Whiting Award for her first novel, WE LOVE YOU, CHARLIE FREEMAN, was inspired by the life of the third African-American woman to earn a medical degree in America. What would it be like to be the daughter of such a pioneering woman? Thus, she conjured Libertie. Conjuring is also what Waites does in a performance that brims with rhythm and swagger. Reading with the cadence of an oral storyteller, she invokes character with accent and intonation, peopling listener's ears while captivating them. A.C.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2021]

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2021

CD ISBN 9781980075486 $123.75 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781665002851 $39.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781980075745 multiple sources

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