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A PLACE AT THE TABLE

by | Read by Robin Miles, George Newbern, Katherine Powell

Fiction • 8.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Unfolding in Georgia, North Carolina, and Manhattan and covering several different time periods, this story of lost souls was a delightful accompaniment for a train trip between those points. Narrator George Newbern eloquently captures the heartache of Bobby, the gay son of a Southern minister. Robin Miles lends a dignified air to Alice, who grew up in a freed slave community. Katherine Powell, as Amelia, offers the lone non-Southern voice. Ultimately, all migrate to the Big Apple in search of a past, a present, and a future. Meeting in a legendary café, the trio bonds in the kitchen, but their connections prove to be surprisingly deep-rooted. Interweaving gender, racial, and religious themes, this beautifully narrated story culminates in Alice, Amelia, and Bobby learning to embrace and celebrate their true selves. J.J.B. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2013

DD ISBN 9781442363007 $23.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2013

CS ISBN 9781470348175 $123.75 • Eight cassettes

CD ISBN 9781470348168 $123.75 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781470367381 $64.75 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781470348182 $109.00

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