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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Brandon P. Fleming, Landon Woodson [Fore.]

Biography & Memoir • 10.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Nationally acclaimed educator Brandon Fleming's captivating narration enhances his moving life story, one of tenacity and life-changing moments. Listeners experience Fleming's excitement, struggle, and triumph through his performance. His childhood is punctuated with violence, including familial abuse. He excels at basketball until a devastating injury puts an end to that. College follows, where Fleming is unmotivated until he discovers the power of Black scholarship--from W.E.B. Du Bois to Cornell West. West's work inspires Fleming to pursue oration. ("I just wanted to be in front of people.") On this path, Fleming becomes a star educator, and his creativity culminates in the founding of a new summer debate program for Harvard. Fleming's skills as an orator are a perfect fit for this audiobook. S.P.C. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2021]

Trade Ed. • Hachette Audio • 2021

DD ISBN 9781549190032 $25.98

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