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by | Read by Patricia R. Floyd

Fiction • 5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1979

Abeba Williams, raised for a few years in rural North Carolina by a loving older woman, is taken north by her birth mother at age 6. Her life with her cold mother, loving stepfather, abusive uncle, and later her husband and many children is related in memorable prose. With no false notes Patricia R. Floyd’s sensitive and gutsy narration illuminates the voice of a shy child, the voices of the streets of Harlem, the madness that overtakes Abeba’s husband, and the strains of hymns. Floyd inhabits Abeba’s life and world, crafting a fully expressed audiobook. M.A.M. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 05]



Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2004

CS ISBN $39.75 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN $49.75/ $13.50(R) • Five CDs

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